Anyone who has ever had to work in a freezing office, gotten stuck doing a conference call from a busy airport or coffee shop, or sat at a dark desk buried under a mountain of paperwork knows that your physical environment can have a major impact on your job performance and productivity.According to aHarvard Business Reviewarticle, "The design and outfitting ofworkspaceisa major capital investment for any organization that can affect a number of business outcomes, including productivity, employee satisfaction, engagement, talent recruitment, and brand impact. Given the myriad ways to design and plan a space, leaders should approach workplace design in a strategic way." Whether you work in an office setting or in a remote home office, there are aspects of your work environment that you can control and shape to maximize your own productivity.
Here are some considerations for designing your most productive office space:
Hopefully, these tips can help you and your team stay productive and engaged throughout the workday. Please let me know any tips of your own!