News RSS

For Small Offices, a Little Thought Goes a Long Way Posted on: 8.27.18 When planning for your small office, the two most important considerations are thoughtful design and smart organization. Here are a few tips on both. Give Your Small Space Big PersonalityJust because your office is small doesn’t mean it should be a shrinking violet. Bold design choices may seem like an odd choice when you don’t have a lot of square footage, but standout accents can paradoxically open up a small space. Here are a few ideas: 1. Bold ColorEvery inch counts in a small office. Adding some...

Read more

avoid distractions at work, do distractions affect you at work, office flow, office interruptions, office work flow, work flow distractions, work interruptions -

This’ll only take a minute... It’s a fact of modern office life, especially if you are in an open office—interruptions. Whether it’s from people or the incessant notifications from your various devices, there are multiple interactions vying for your attention at any one time. So, how do you handle it? Could you be handling it better? A. Emails, emails, and more emailsHow often do you check yours?: 1. Every time I’m pinged 2. Every time I’m pinged 3. I set aside a few dedicated times a day to check and answer email B. Drop-insYou’re deep in a project. You’re finding...

Read more

How Fun at Work Can MakeYou Smarter The word has been getting out—having fun at work has been linked to increases in productivity, higher job satisfaction, reduced stress and enhanced motivation. But did you know it can also make employees smarter? Fun Leads to More Effective Learning“Informal learning” is the way employees pick up new skills outside of structured and classroom forms of learning. It’s what takes place when employees pick up new skills and knowledge from their co-workers, or when they are learning new things independently at their desk. A recent study has discovered a link between informal learning and having...

Read more