Staying Healthy and Happy at Work

Staying Healthy and Happy at Work
A happy workforce in undoubtedly one of the most important elements of any organisation. A company that keeps its workforce happy has the significant benefits of increased productivity, creativity, reduced turnover and an improved bottom line. One of the most common reasons for an employee’s unhappiness is their workspace. Sitting for more that 6+ HOURS can make you 18% more likely to die from diabetes, heart disease, and obesity than those sitting less than .

6 Reasons to choose team building ideas that work

6 Reasons to choose team building ideas that work
Team building exercises encourage bonding throughout the office. It brings people together by encouraging teamwork. Fun activities also allows everyone to see each other in a different environment, that helps them to connect in a different setting. The most powerful reason for team building exercises is to get results and create unity throughout the office. Team building exercises are created to improve communication, planning, problem solving and conflict resolution. This is why we have .

Transforming a fixed desk into a Sit-Stand desk

Transforming a fixed desk into a Sit-Stand desk
What you need to know is how to turn your desk into a standing desk. Your existing desk–the desk you have now. Once you’re sure you can work this way–and it does require a certain level of commitment–then you can either make your temporary standing desk more permanent or you can fork over for a purpose-made standing desk, whether that turns out to be an adjustable one or not.       Why you .

20 Awesome DIY Office Organization Tips

20 Awesome DIY Office Organization Tips
Organizing your desk is easier said than done. A month or even a week after cleaning up your desk area, you will have managed to gather other bits and bobs that you didn’t even know you had. That is why we have created a list of some super easy and super cost effective DIY tips for keeping your work and home life organized.     1. Stack Mason Jars Hot glue six ball mason jars .

New Year’s Resolutions for the Office

New Year’s Resolutions for the Office
Making your own personal new year’s resolutions are great, but have you ever thought of making a list for your Career. This is a perfect way to focus on what improvements can be made to improve your productivity. There is a chance that you will read this list and already be doing everything we suggest, and if you are that’s great. However, we would like to encourage you to think long and hard about .

10 Quick Tips To Create A Home Office You’ll Actually Want To Work In

10 Quick Tips To Create A Home Office You’ll Actually Want To Work In
Working from home is an awesome perk, but have you inadvertently created a workspace as drab as a cubicle? Here’s how to create the ultimate home office in 10 easy (and inexpensive) steps. By Laura Vanderkam Working from home has a lot of upsides— better work-life balance, no commute, but the ability to design an office you love is an upside too. We reached out to Linda Varone, author of The Smarter Home Office, .

Office Supply Checklist

Office Supply Checklist
From pens and paper to correction fluid, trash cans, and more, there’s a lot to remember when it comes to ordering supplies for your office. And sometimes you don’t even know you need something until it’s too late. The following list will help give you an idea of all the items you need for a basic business office, and can also serve as a helpful tool when it comes time to reorder. General Office .

8 Essentials for a Productive Home Office: Checklist

8 Essentials for a Productive Home Office: Checklist
Working from home has its perks, but it also has drawbacks—namely, the tendency to get sidetracked with non-work obligations. These are the ingredients for a professional “escape” where you can really get business done. A room that works. Before you decide where your home office will be, evaluate every room in your home. For each room, ask yourself: Will distractions be kept to a minimum? Is there ample lighting? Is there enough room for .

8 Top Office Design Trends For 2016

8 Top Office Design Trends For 2016
Cape Town Office supply experts say it’s time to move in these design directions to keep workers engaged and get the most out of your office space. By Lydia Dishman You might think that the reams of analysis done on office space would have by now turned every workplace into a humming hive of engagement and productivity. Earlier this year, we even got an advance look at a research paper that outlined alternative design .

Company Culture Priority #1: An Office Design That Makes Sense

Company Culture Priority #1: An Office Design That Makes Sense
These days, you’re most likely to hear the words “company culture” in terms of internal marketing and public relations, equaling it to the brand and overall experience. Company culture often gets overhauled by a few C-suite executives who decide what they want their company office experience to be. This often leads to creating a long list of office design details that include fun things like slides and ping pong tables or human resource benefits .