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Why open offices are bad for us

It’s not just loud and sniffly, open offices are actually hurting our brains. Now some businesses are bringing back walls and doors.<p>Four years ago, Chris Nagele did what many other technology executives have done before — he moved his team into an open concept office.<p>His staff had been exclusively …

OpenOffice

Office design that boosts workplace wellbeing

Wellbeing in the workplace is rocketing up the agenda for a host of reasons. White collar work is increasingly about ideas and collaboration rather …

Self-improvement

Six Tips To Update Your Workspace For The Office Renaissance

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur Middle East, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>Take a moment and describe what comes to mind when you think of a modern room. Your brain may conjure up images of thin, sleek furniture, and …

Ergonomics

6 ways to upgrade your workspace to be more productive at the office

So you finally persuaded HR to buy you that standing desk. Congrats! (Also: Welcome to 2017.) Maybe you’ve invested in a stress ball, tomato timer, …

It’s Time to Bring Back the Office Cubicle

I’ve had it with the modern-day open office: bright fluorescent lights; fish-bowl distracting conference rooms that always leaves you wondering who …

The Workplace

This Is Why You Get More Work Done at Starbucks Than the Office

While we’d love to believe that success at work can solely be attributed to #girlboss determination, sometimes being productive has more to do with your surroundings than your attitude. Sure, organizing your desk and perfecting your to-do list can help you find workplace peace… but sometimes the …

Brainwaves