Creating A More Productive Office:

From the desk of Alex Vondeling

Two articles to share this week on office work conditions – one addresses the psychological while the other offers solutions to this issue through the built environment.

Following along Jenn’s suggestion of turning off one’s email notifications, this NYTimes article discusses the modern worker condition and how to change that feeling of being overwhelmed through organizational tips. Read the full story.

A related article highlights office designs that provide room for roaming and thinking separate from one’s desk and ways to humanize the open office setting where people can feel like herds of cattle. Read the full story.

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