Innovation and an Optimal Work Space: How One Leads to Another

In today’s modern business climate innovation is king . From start-ups to major corporations, everyone is working to develop the next big idea. With so much focus on hiring key people and implementing new business strategies, many overlook the very space in which they work.

Shared Space Etiquette #coworking

Shared Space Etiquette: The Hub at Work Better

Coworking spaces are unlike conventional office space (obviously). While  many of the same rules apply, there are a few tips that once mastered will make you the optimal shared space neighbor.

It’s All About the Amenities, Baby!

Coworking has Never Been so Sweet

You’re sitting in first class on a 5-star airline and the bar cart rolls around. You have two options: take advantage of the unlimited adult beverages or get your boring coffee. Which do you choose? Of course you choose the adult beverage (unless you’re underage, in which case, don’t drink, and stay in school) and you arrive happy at your final destination.

Top 5 Plants to Clean Office Air

 

Office spaces are historically stuffy, bathed in fluorescent light, and smell like paper and coffee. Over the last two decades, researchers and psychologists have proven that productivity in the workplace can increase along with air quality.

Design Better: Kittleman & Associates in Work Better Chicago

Designing a fully functioning office space for a team of more than 10 people isn’t always easy, but Megan Lewis of Kittleman & Associates, a recruitment firm that places executives at non-profits, rose to the challenge to create an inviting space for her colleagues.

Traditional Vs. Shared Office Space

We all hate to move. It’s inevitably the worst experience in one’s adult life. Whether it’s a business move or a personal move, Health Status listed it as one of the top three stresses of life next to having a child and buying a house. Moving, a short term process, is equally as stressful as an 18 year commitment to a child and a mortgage.

Staying Healthy in the Office

With the flu season creeping in, now is the time to protect yourself from getting sick and losing valuable time at work. For all the germaphobes reading this, one place that probably needs a cleaning is your desk and office. Your personal items and devices in the  workplace like keyboards, phones and desks are the biggest culprits for germs. 

Workplace Blame Game

 

It’s never easy to admit you were wrong.  Knowing when and how to skillfully admit culpability in the workplace is something many people need to learn how to master.