INDUSTRY NEWS + TRENDS
by Ryan Holmes via LinkedIn
The Serenity Prayer is powerful advice when facing challenges in life, and it forms the cornerstone of many therapeutic approaches for addiction and other disorders. But it also has important — and overlooked — applications in the business context.
by Sally Percy via Forbes
In a working world that is increasingly defined by mobile and gig workers who are based at home, pets are having a progressively greater influence on the office environment and on how we spend our money.
Peak from Allsteel's Townhall Collection sets the office scene - whether for touchdown moments or working away from the desk.
by Jean Couch via Work Design Magazine
People who work at computers spend an average of 38 minutes out of every hour in bad posture – this clearly isn’t setting a good precedent, and only reinforces bad habits.
by Franziska Samanek via Medium
"The power our surroundings have on our mood and behaviors is often underestimated." Check out this article where the author reports on the psychology associated with office spaces.
New ways of working make the workplace active, fluid, and ever changing. A shift from status-based to functionality-based workspaces causes organizations to assess how they will utilize their space today and how it will evolve tomorrow.
by Jacob Morgan via INC.
Some things, like hair scrunchies and jazzercise, simply run their course and go by the wayside. The same should be true for things in the workplace, but sometimes it can take a little longer for people to realize those practices and trends have reached their end.
Searching for an #active office solution? Coordinate Sit-To-Stand tables move with you and provide seamless transitions between seated and standing.
by Dorie Clark via Harvard Business Review
When we’re stressed out, that feeling often spreads. It’s inevitable in a fast-paced workplace that some stress will be shared. But in order to create a better work environment, we need to take steps to contain this contagion as much as possible.
Stand up to the number - walk to your coworker the next time you have a question, or adjust your desk height with AllSteel's Altitude A8 alternative workstations to give your back a break from hunching over the workspace.
Prava Plush, contoured support makes everything better. With the Prava, every seat in the meeting room is a good seat.
by Olga Khazan via The Atlantic
What’s the capital of Australia? No Googling! Did you get it? In his new book, Learn Better, author and education researcher Ulrich Boser digs into the neuroscience of learning and shows why it’s so hard to remember facts like that one.
Radii by Allsteel is a new generation of metal storage pedestals, undermounts, and work accessories designed to accommodate more personal items and less paper. Radii addresses the need to stow, rather than store, in a compact, space-efficient design that allows workers to stay productive and connected to their work.
In today’s fast-paced, fully connected digital world, there’s no time for discomfort. Humanscale's ergonomic monitor arms and mounts enable instant personalization of the workspace for improved comfort, health, and productivity.
Cafe-like picnic seating from AllSteel's Townhall collection creates a comfortable environment to work or re-energize when you need to connect with coworkers.
by Jennifer Ziouras
While mental health is coming into the fold of normal health-care conversations, it remains one of the final workplace taboos. Slowly but surely, we’re changing the way we think about mental illness — replacing silence and stigma with acceptance and support.
Height-adjustable armrests provide proper support for forearms, neck and shoulders during computer use.