We have probably all heard the saying that a cluttered desk is a sign of genius. Still, can having a cluttered desk or unclean office impede productivity? The answer is: yes!
We’ve all probably seen an episode or two of The Profit where the host invests in a business only to see that their manufacturing process is a total mess. Not having the right workflow in your facility can hinder speed of productivity and create confusion with your employees. This happens in both offices where items are created, but it also happens in offices where no tangible goods are made. If you have an office where someone can never find the paper or copy toner, you may want to rethink the flow of your office.
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With winter well on its way, many of us are at least mentally readying the outside of our homes against winter hazards. As important as preparing the exterior is, it’s also a good idea to take a moment and plan how best to protect against interior winter wear and tear. Sand is a sensible option for safeguarding against slips on the ice, but once tracked in, it can really leave its mark on your floors and carpets.
Here are a few tips to help you take optimal care of your floors this winter… Continue reading “Protect Your Floors from Fierce Winter Sand”
Somewhere along the line, someone thought that the concept of an open office was a good one. Open office plans have since been proved to lower productivity and decrease employee collaboration, but they also aren’t helpful when it comes to a physically healthy (or even mentally healthy!) workplace. Continue reading “Open Office Plans Do Nothing but Contribute to Sickness”