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Six Workplace Wisdoms: Office Health Tips, Workplace Design for Productivity & Best Position for Computer Monitor

Posted by Path Interactive on : February  25,  2014

Creating Sustainable Office Solutions

Once a month, we gather a list of six stories from the furniture and design world we think are worth reading. This month, we’re reading:

1.How Sitting All Day Is Damaging Your Body and How You Can Counteract It, LifehackerIf you’re sitting in an office chair, couch or wherever for more than 6 hours collectively per day, we have to tell you its pretty bad for your health. However, with these few tips and tricks you can do something to counteract the negative effects. Or, you can try the sit to stand table.

2. Healthy Workplace Design Spurs Productivity, BizJournals

A well thought out office plan that allows people to collaborate while also giving people the right amount of space is crucial to the creativity and effectiveness of teams in workspaces everywhere. Herman Miller agrees with this and has some really awesome research to back it up! See this article, it’s a quick read and makes good points.

3.5 Ways to Get Up to Speed on Anything Fast, Inc.

Keeping a grasp on all the moving pieces and gears in your industry, no matter what it is can be tough. But these 5 easy to follow tips can keep you up to speed and in the know pronto. Interesting points, as are these from Herman Miller they really understand the relationship between space and productivity.

4. The Right Way to Steal Ideas, Fast Company

“Imitation is the biggest form of flattery.” But are you doing it without understanding it? To be successful with any inspiration you might see and use in business, there’s a way to do it gracefully.

5.A Glimpse Into the Future of Learning, Humanscale

It’s 2014, we’ve made a few improvements in how computers perform, so why haven’t we changed how we look at and use them? Check out this article for some helpful office health tips. There is also this, looking at how our work place habits have changed due to technology.

6. A Glimpse Into the Future of Learning, Drucker Institute

“What do we have today to be ready for an uncertain tomorrow?” Peter Drucker asked this question when consulting for Herman Miller in 2005 to discuss the education trends that would transpire over the next 10 years – trends that would ultimately affect businesses of all kinds.

For most of you, office furniture might be something you take for granted, but we at Benhar know the importance of investing in your workspace. Is your office conducive to your productivity? Is your furniture supportive without being uncomfortable? Do you enjoy being there? Benhar Office Interiors stays up to date on all things office-design because we want all of our clients to answer these questions with a resounding ‘Yes!’ To learn more about how we’re staying up to date and what we’re reading up on each month, click here.

If you can think of something that we haven’t included here, shoot us a tweet @BenharOffice using the hashtag #WorkplaceWisdoms and let us know. We’d love to hear from you!

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