Spaces that Work: Remote Reality

2020-04-02T13:04:33+00:00April 2nd, 2020|Categories: News, Solutions, Trends|Tags: , , , , , |

The way we work has been transformed overnight. This new "remote reality" can be overwhelming, disorienting and uncomfortable. As we all try maintain business continuity, while keeping our employees and partners safe and healthy in the face of a global pandemic, we wanted to offer a few simple tips to help create a positive, productive and ergonomic work space from home. Sometimes its the little things that can make the biggest difference. Designate a space where you’ll “set up shop.” That could be two different places: one for your nitty gritty work, and one for conducting virtual meetings when privacy matters. We suggest that you identify the [...]

Spaces that Work – Workspace Etiquette

2019-11-08T22:43:53+00:00October 9th, 2019|Categories: Research, Trends|Tags: , , , |

With many clients going through workspace transformations, we’re frequently asked about workplace etiquette guidelines. As with any change, a new workspace – often with greater openness -  requires some conscious adjustment. While each company, culture and space is different, below are a few tips to help champion good etiquette in the workplace. REDUCING DISTRACTION: Most complaints about the open office center on noise and distractions since sound carries so easily. The office noise etiquette tips below can help to reduce noise: Remember to modulate your voice and not use speaker phones If noise bothers you, utilize headphones when appropriate Take advantage [...]

Spaces that Work – Healthier Workspaces

2019-11-08T23:19:07+00:00March 19th, 2019|Categories: Research, Trends|Tags: , |

Ergonomics is a term that is frequently used, but has many meanings. We know it plays a fundamental role in the health and performance of people and is closely tied to an individual’s wellness. But in today’s competitive market for talent, a company’s commitment to focusing on wellness is just the first step. They must also begin to think about the general wellness of employees, and Holistic Ergonomics plays a large role in that. Below please find 10 tips from our partner, Knoll, for creating a healthier more holistically ergonomic workspace. Making even a few small tweaks to office furnishings or [...]