Food Is the Way to an Employee’s Heart

Small companies are taking a page out the employee benefit playbook of tech companies by providing free drinks and snacks to employees. Silicon Valley has lots of dough to provide free food throughout the day —  including meals— but chances are that’ [...]

By | 2016-12-01T19:13:36+00:00 October 19th, 2016|Productivity, Startup Culture, Wellbeing, Workplace Design|

4 Surprising Benefits of Coworking Spaces

According to a Global Coworking Survey, the coworking industry has quadrupled during the last 5 years. Coworking spaces now number more than 10,000 globally, allowing people to share equipment, ideas, knowledge, and of course, space. They come in all [...]

By | 2016-12-01T19:13:37+00:00 September 19th, 2016|Productivity, Startup Culture, Wellbeing, Workplace Design|

“Let the Light In” to Boost Happiness + Productivity

Office workers exposed to more light at the office had longer sleep duration, better sleep quality, more physical activity and better quality of life compared to office workers with less light exposure in the workplace, reports a study by Northwester [...]

By | 2016-12-01T19:13:37+00:00 September 15th, 2016|Productivity, Wellbeing, Workplace Design|

Why Free Food Isn’t Really About Food at All

Entrepreneurs looking to foster startup culture know a thing or two about great perks like free food. Hoping their "if you build it, they will come" attitude will draw talented rock stars, they splurge on organic treats and beer on tap. But much like [...]

By | 2016-12-01T19:13:37+00:00 August 30th, 2016|Productivity, Wellbeing, Workplace Design|

Want Engaged Employees? 9 Things to Measure in the Office

Disengagement in the workplace, and the $415 billion dollars it costs the global economy each year, has become an outright epidemic. According to "360 Steelcase Global Report: Engagement and the Global Workplace," 37% of employees worldwide are highl [...]

By | 2016-12-01T19:13:40+00:00 August 2nd, 2016|Productivity, Workplace Design|

5 Shared-Interest Communities Disrupting the Coworking World

Coworking spaces, incubators and accelerators continue to sprout up in record numbers across the U.S., shifting the conversation about where and how work happens. And while entrepreneurs flock in droves, they’re increasingly motivated by much more th [...]

By | 2017-01-10T15:37:24+00:00 May 10th, 2016|Startup Culture, Workplace Design|

4 Powerful Benefits of Coworking for Startups

Coworking spaces are much more than a space for you to work. After all, if all you want is space, you can work from home, go to your local coffee shop or park at the nearest public library. Coworking spaces are different. They aren’t just alternative [...]

By | 2017-07-20T15:57:12+00:00 May 5th, 2016|Startup Culture, Workplace Design|

4 Sure-Fire Ways to Build a Progressive Workplace

In the workplace, some furniture is designed to make your office functional. A desk, ergonomic office chair and conference room are typical components of a typical office. Just bring your computer and you're in business, right? But typical spaces don [...]

By | 2017-11-22T16:01:10+00:00 May 3rd, 2016|Workplace Design|