Is sitting the new smoking? Take a look at these facts and you'll see why it's important to get up and move around instead of staying in one place.
How can standing desks help your business? The practical observation is that it promotes healthier ergonomics by allowing users to have the option to be on their feet rather than the unnatural position of trying to use a computer while sitting -- something that is clearly an issue of the modern age, not the whole of human history. These should theoretically impact comfort and energy level, which in turn increase employee satisfaction and focus, thus boosting productivity. In short, standing up for better business.
Listen To Philip’s Recent Appearance On Illuminating Feng Shui
Recently, Omnirax President Philip Zittell was a guest on Illuminating Feng Shui, a show on Voice America hosted by Kathleen Zemansky. Kathleen’s focus is on taking the age-old practice of Feng Shui and bringing it into modern applications, with a particular spotlight on business. Her episode with Philip spanned a range of topics, from a history lesson on Omnirax’s unique journey to how ergonomics impact Feng Shui.
Does an Open Office Mean Less Productivity?
Is the push for workplace collaboration -- symbolized mostly by the use of an open office layout -- becoming a detriment to productivity? In a recent Business of Furniture article, author Amanda Schneider discussed the "backlash against collaboration" and the way that businesses have applied broad strokes to their facility management.
Should You Use an Open or Closed Office Plan?
In recent years, the open-office trend has shifted and companies are seeing value in returning to a closed-office plan. By closed office, we mean the return of cubicle walls and other hard partitions. However, just as with an open office, there are benefits and drawbacks to a closed-office plan. When looking at your facility configuration, consider the following pros and cons: