The office setting has seen gradual changes over the past 5-10 years as more focus has been given to comfort, productivity and wellness at work. One of the trends has been the use of a stability ball, aka exercise/fitness ball, as a chair. My recommendation has always been to avoid stability balls in the office—for three reasons:
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Do you struggle with employees behaving and performing the way you want them to? If so, do know you are not alone. I’ve had three conversations recently which all essentially centered on employees not doing/behaving the way they were supposed to. Just the other day I was talking to the...Read more
Improving health and wellness in the office is becoming a focal point for many companies. One of the early “fads” in this pursuit was to transition meetings from sitting to standing. The thinking was to use standing as a way to counteract the harmful effects of prolonged sitting and to burn more calories.
Culture: “the integrated system of learned behavior patterns which are characteristic of the members of a society and which are not the result of biological inheritance”—E. Adamson Hoebel from his book Anthropology: The study of man.
Some things just go together, like peanut butter and jelly, locks and keys, and peas in a pod. So why wouldn’t you in incorporate workplace wellness initiatives into ergonomics and safety programs? They should fit together like pieces of a puzzle to produce a...Read more
Have you ever been accused of being a “NEAT freak”? No, I don’t mean neat freak in that you are the type of person who has everything in its right place, put away and nicely organized. I mean the other NEAT freak—the kind that...Read more
Organizations across America are experiencing a unique workforce situation. We are in the midst of experiencing the graying of our workforce while at the same time having an influx of younger workers along with workers of all ages having one of the lowest, if not the...Read more