Monthly Archives: June 2015

1506, 2015

Suit Up for Productivity

By |June 15th, 2015|Tips|0 Comments

A study conducted by researchers from Columbia University and California State University found that there is an advantage to dressing up for the workday. The way you dress for work has a significant impact on your thought process. More formal business attire led to more “big-picture” thinking while casual wear limited an employee’s cognitive processing. Study co-author Michael Slepian explained the research results to Huffington Post.

“Formal clothing made people feel more powerful, which in turn […]

206, 2015

Human Workflow Points to Productivity

By |June 2nd, 2015|Tips|0 Comments

If you’re thinking of switching from cubicles to an open office in the hopes of boosting productivity, you may want to conduct a bit more research on your company. By studying workflow, you will be able to view the habits of your company and justify future office changes.

Jay Simons president of Atlassian, a software maker, had heat and motion sensors installed to track office workflow. The results led to changes that allowed the office to […]