Creating A Mindful Workplace

Creating A Mindful Workplace

Mindfulness. Everyone is talking about it from Google to Apple. It's a critical skill required to navigate the corporate world. But how, exactly, do you create a mindful workplace?   Mindfulness programmes have been embraced by an ever expanding list of companies: Google Proctor and Gamble Aetna McKinsey and Co Deutsche Bank Honda And for...

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The New Office Chair: Portable, Lightweight, And Shaped Like A Pogo Stick

The New Office Chair: Portable, Lightweight, And Shaped Like A Pogo Stick

Design projects typically kick off with a brief, but in the case of the new HiLo stool that the San Francisco engineering and design firm Box Clever developed for Knoll, it began with an metaphor seemingly pulled from left field. Benjamin Pardo, Knoll's director of design, bought two traditional Scottish kilts for Bret Recor and...

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Five Health Benefits of Standing Desks

Five Health Benefits of Standing Desks

Spending more of your day standing could reduce the risk of obesity, diabetes, cardiovascular disease and cancer There was a time when standing desks were a curiosity—used by eccentrics like Hemingway, Dickens and Kierkegaard, but seldom seen inside a regular office setting. That's changed, in large part due to research showing that the cumulative impact...

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Ergonomic Signs and Symptoms

Ergonomic Signs and Symptoms

What is an Ergonomic Injury? Ergonomic injuries are those injuries caused by the presence of ergonomic risk factors, including:  Awkward or sustained postures  Forceful exertion or strain Contact pressure Exposure to vibration Exposure to heat or cold It is often a combination of these risk factors that, over time, can lead to pain, injury, and...

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Top 5 Ergonomic Trends Redefining The Workplace

Top 5 Ergonomic Trends Redefining The Workplace

  Everyone wants to be Google. Or at least, everyone would like to work at Google. Google’s efforts to create the happiest place to work includes more than free gourmet meals, massages, “nap pods” and other lavish perks. Their efforts center around a different way of looking at the workplace with a focus on ergonomics....

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