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Stay Active at Work With These Six Tips!

Employees who sit at a desk all day are prone to chronic conditions like diabetes, heart disease and high cholesterol. Unless you have a sit-stand desk, you're more than likely sitting eight plus hours a day at work. Having motivation to workout after those eight hours or even having the time can be extremely difficult. So why not workout during one of your breaks or lunch? Even if your work doesn't have its own gym, it's still possible to get a workout in with the help of these six tips!

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Let’s Talk About A Healthy and Safe Workplace Environment

We all know that workplace design affects productivity and work motivation, but its impact on the workflow doesn’t stop at the visual level. Unlike in the past, employees today won’t buy into lavish office trims and call it an ideal work environment: the features that business sharks want to see in their workplace now are closely linked to safety and comfort, not just aesthetics. The growing awareness of the effect of workplace ergonomics on wellbeing is fueling a change in office design. If you want to make your corporate HQ a hotbed of both employee satisfaction and peak output, here are some of the most important elements you should keep an eye out for.

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Six Ways to Make Your Cubicle Stand Out This Halloween!

It’s that time of year again! Halloween is the perfect time to let your creativity shine. If your office allows, go above and beyond this year and have a little fun decorating your office cubicle or workstation. If you’re not creative, don’t worry! Below is a list of six different ways that will make your cubicle stand out this Halloween season.
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Coworking Space Design Dos and Don’ts

Coworking has been around for about a decade now, but it’s only recent that it came into global limelight.Now that it’s gone all-out pop among both freelancers and startups, collaborative spaces are springing up in major world cities at the speed of light. Judging by the popularity hike, coworking will soon become a mainstream. Brands looking to profit on the margin between office rentals and monthly membership fees, will need to invest a little more effort and money in the collaborative workplace design if they want to stay competitive and get an upper hand over other names in the industry. But what features should a cowork office have, and how can young coworking brands avoid common design pitfalls that can cost thousands in profits over the long haul?

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Ode to the Cubicle

Cubicle is a brilliant word.

It's a concise term and is well known throughout the working world. When you hear the word 'cubicle', you visualize a workstation. The workstation is surrounded by walls and filled with accolades and knick-knacks that help personalize the space. It’s where the office chair rolls from file cabinet to file cabinet. Where work legends are made through a tireless career in hopes of one day making the company Hall of Fame. And when that glorious day arrives, and you begin your office induction speech, be sure to thank your trusty cubicle.

A Corporate First: Ultimate Guide to Finding Your First Office Space

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Young businesses eager to carve off a piece of profit cake for themselves are often faced with a pressing dilemma when it comes to the choice of adequate office space. The commercial real estate market has changed considerably over the past decade fueled by a shift in the demand landscape, and one of the novelties recent market developments brought to the table is the growth of co-working industry. Right now, up-and-coming companies have a host of workplace options they can choose from based on their corporate needs, number of employees, and available budget.  This can make finding your first office space a daunting task.  If you’re uncertain as which of the many options provides the best backdrop for your company’s growth, you may want to take a closer look at the popular office picks and their perks and downsides.

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How to Survive a Freezing Cold Office in the Summer

Staring wistfully out of your office window, you see a beautiful, sunny summer day. You can see heat radiating off the asphalt parking lot, and you silently wish you had a blanket.  It may be all buzzing cicadas and ice cream trucks outside, but inside your office it feels like early winter.  You shiver as you return to work, silently contemplating excuses to step outside so you can warm up.
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Pokémon Go: Behind Closed Poké Balls

As you may know, Pokémon GO has turned the Pokémon World upside down.  It’s more popular and more fashionable than ever to hunt Pokémon of all varieties.  Everyday, innocent Pokémons are being tracked using GPS, then caught and trapped inside the confined constraints of a Poké Ball.

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21st Century Office Design: Workplace Fit for Millennial Workforce

Gone are the times when employers could overhaul the workplace and call it a day for the next few years. Baby boomers are retiring in flocks, and young hopefuls are stepping up to fill vacant seats, hankering for a slice of the corporate cake.

According to certain projections, millennials will account for a total of 75% of global workforce by 2025. With young business sharks behind the wheel, office design is racing forward at full speed, and the demand for workplaces that fit the worker is now more vocal than ever. Generation Yers are definitely here to make big waves in business waters – and here are some of the main aspects in which design preferences of millennial employees are re-shaping the modern office.

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Memoirs of an Office Cubicle – Part I: The Golden Office Chair of Ergonomics

Cubicle aficionados link the late great Robert Propst with the invention of the cubicle.  The story goes something like this…

While working at the office furniture company, Herman Miller, Mr. Propst designed the first “cubicle workstation” for Mr. Herman Miller.  In a secret file titled, “Operation Golden Chair of Ergonomics” the two great minds hashed out the blueprint for dimensional cubical relay.

This series will not be so much about the creation of the cubicle, but rather regarding great moments in cubicle history that includes a series of personal interviews with some of the most influential cubiclists and cubicles in history.  Yes, I'm interviewing actual cubicles.

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