Category Archives: Workplace Design

Are You Sitting Down For This? Then Stand Up

I stumbled onto a neat infographic yesterday that (once again) raises the issue of sitting. We sit so much in this country that it’s helped spur myriad health problems and health care challenges. While some workplaces are friendly to those … Continue reading

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Creating the 21st Century Office Environment: Bring Nature Inside

Last Friday, I made the first post in a series about creating a new office environment. Promoting standing and physical activity is unquestionably the most important aspect of creating a healthy employee base. This time, movement isn’t the objective: reconnecting … Continue reading

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Creating the 21st Century Office Environment: Standing Up

You’ve already read how current office environments stink. You know that cubicle farms and drab surroundings are soul-crushing, mind-numbing, and┬áprevent you from being active. The problem is changing the office to an environment that encourages activity, brings nature indoors, and … Continue reading

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The Modern Workplace Environment Sucks

My mom was once employed by a church. The office areas of this church were outfitted in a distinctly corporate fashion. Dull grey cubicle walls, grey desks, black chairs, the usual “not quite grey but not quite tan” filing cabinets, … Continue reading

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