Design Your Office to Maximize Productivity

office design Many offices that employees work in today are designed and operated the same way that they were 40 years ago. Long stretches of cubicles, few windows and peering bosses plague these work environments, hindering productivity and innovation. By restructuring your office, you can welcome in a new wave of productivity and possibly a whole new way of thinking. The following tips can help with the process.

1. Free People Employees no longer have to be present in the office to get things done. Facilitate for telecommuting and other forms of communication that allow employees to work remotely. In order to attract top new talent to your business, facilitating modern needs, such as the need to work from home, is essential.

2. Fusion The modern design of an office space should allow for workers to move around quickly and easily. If two employees are working on a project together, they should have the ability to work side by side at desks designed for such a thing. Aside from adaptive work spaces, adding homey touches to the office can make employees feel more at ease, and more likely to turn out quality work. A few rugs, relaxation stations and a kitchen make great additions.

3. Comfort Issues such as temperature are important in workspaces around the world. To maximize output from your employees, make sure the office is at a reasonable temperature. Ergonomic chairs, standing mats and other comfort items could be valuable as well. Comfortable employees are productive employees.

Marissa Brassfield

Marissa Brassfield is a productivity expert, branding consultant and communication efficiency specialist who helps entrepreneurs and high-performance teams become ridiculously efficient.

Marissa has worked with some of the most visionary entrepreneurs on the planet. She’s dialed in to the frustrations these results-oriented, interrupt-driven individuals have with bureaucracy and suboptimal team performance. Her coaching helps entrepreneurs counteract growth-killing practices and unlock unparalleled performance from their support staff.