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Tom Johnstone

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5 Office Organization Hacks for Small Workplaces

Posted by Tom Johnstone on Feb 22, 2019 10:30:00 AM

When it comes to interior office design, size can matter a great deal. However, it is possible to build a functional workplace in a small office, even if you’ve struggled with a lack of space in the past. The key to maximizing a work area is, unsurprisingly, organization. It’s imperative that your team is able to make use of all of the space available to them. Fortunately, if they do, improved performance is almost certain to follow. With that in mind, today we’re going to explore five office organization hacks that provide serious benefits to small workplaces:

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Topics: small office spaces

5 Tips for Dealing with a Noisy Workplace

Posted by Tom Johnstone on Feb 19, 2019 10:30:00 AM

A noisy office isn’t always an indication of great productivity. Indeed, while business owners certainly want their employees to feel comfortable collaborating with each other on important projects, research indicates that ambient noise in the workplace not only affects professionals’ ability to concentrate, but could also lead to increased stress, strain, and health risks. Another problem for business leaders is that distracting noises can come in a variety of forms. In order to help you and your team stay focused and energized in a noisy workplace, then, make sure to check out these five helpful tips:

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Topics: noisy workplace

How to Beautify an Ugly Office

Posted by Tom Johnstone on Jan 29, 2019 10:30:00 AM

Coming to terms with the limitations of your office can be a difficult thing to do. After all, no business owner wants to admit that their workspace isn’t up to standard or that it’s lacking in anyway. Yet, many offices are indeed somber, messy, cluttered, dated, and/or boring. The silver lining is that it’s possible to beautify an ugly office quickly and efficiently. Here are four options worth exploring today:

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Topics: office redesign

How to Eliminate Office Distractions

Posted by Tom Johnstone on Jan 22, 2019 10:30:00 AM

A busy, bustling office is a productive one, right? Well, not necessarily. The reality is that business owners need to be able to recognize when their employees are distracted from their work –– as well as what they can do to prevent such distractions from occurring. Remember, business leaders are responsible for ensuring their team members have everything they need to perform at their best, and an unfit office design could lead to a glut of distractions that inhibit productivity. Here then are three ways that business owners can address office distractions and eliminate them once and for all:

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Topics: office distractions

5 Awesome Ideas for Modern Workstations

Posted by Tom Johnstone on Dec 27, 2018 10:30:00 AM

It’s entirely possible for professionals to spend more time at their desk than in their own living room during the course of a regular work week. Still, the harsh truth is few modern workstations boast the amenities, tools, and tech that employees need to operate at their best. Indeed, a poor desk setup can have a major negative impact on your mood and productivity. To combat some office workstation woes, make sure to check out these five awesome ideas to improve your desk situation ASAP:

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Topics: modern office design

4 Amazing Ideas for Medical Office Designs

Posted by Tom Johnstone on Dec 17, 2018 2:30:00 PM

The value of a good first impression can’t be overstated. And that’s especially true for medical practices, hospitals, and testing facilities. A medical office design can either inspire confidence and relax nervous patients, or exacerbate their concerns. Given that fact, medical professionals can’t take any risks when it comes to their design choices. Here then are four amazing ideas for medical office designs of all shapes, sizes, and budgets:

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Topics: medical office design

5 Bad Office Design Choices that Will Hurt Your Business

Posted by Tom Johnstone on Nov 21, 2018 10:30:00 AM

Exceptional professionals have the uncanny ability to work in horrible conditions. You could send them to a lunar rover or a submarine 10,000 leagues under the sea and they’d still find a way to get the job done. However, for the rest of us, environment matters a lot. Whether or not we realize it, office design and layout can and does have a major effect on productivity. Unfortunately, business owners and interior decorators alike often make bad office design choices. Though they might seem like good ideas at the time, these five measures will actively prevent your team from reaching full potential. Learn about them now so you can avoid them later:

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Topics: Office Design

4 Practical & Effective Medical Clinic Design Ideas

Posted by Tom Johnstone on Nov 14, 2018 10:30:00 AM

Professionals in the medical field have some of the most stressful jobs on the planet. Their workspace design shouldn’t contribute to it, though. Unfortunately, many medical facilities aren’t designed to optimize employee performance and visitor experience. Indeed, satisfying both of these criteria presents a unique challenge to interior designers and it’s difficult to strike the right balance between them. However, note here that you can achieve a harmonious medical clinic design that improves both employee productivity and patient satisfaction. And you can start by checking out these four effective, real-life solutions:

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Topics: medical office design

How to Create Effective Collaboration Spaces for Your Office

Posted by Tom Johnstone on Oct 25, 2018 10:30:00 AM

Modern employees don’t usually have much in common with each other. They may come from different cities, hold different interests, practice different religions, work on different projects, and think about the world in vastly different ways. A big challenge then for many business owners is figuring out how to ensure their team members get along and collaborate effectively. And any professional with a little experience in management will already know that you can’t “force” collaboration. Rather, business collaboration is something that either naturally occurs in an office or, alternatively, doesn’t. Nevertheless, there are a few ways to create collaboration spaces that will encourage your staff to work together more often –– and more effectively. Check them out here:

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Topics: Collaborative Workspace

6 Reasons to Adopt an Industrial Office Design at Your Workplace

Posted by Tom Johnstone on Oct 10, 2018 10:30:00 AM

Bold design choices are exciting. Any time an office design breaks from the norm and defies convention, people are bound to take notice. However, there’s a difference between building an office to catch the eye and creating a functional workspace. And unfortunately, most business owners get caught in between the two when contemplating an office redesign. While they want an office that expresses their business’s values in an exciting way, they also need a workspace that addresses their employees’ needs. Fortunately, an industrial office design can be the perfect solution for business owners looking to create a dynamic office space. Here are six reasons why:

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Topics: modern office design, industrial office design