Did you notice how
your office looked more festive and welcoming around the holidays? The seasonal
décor, baskets of treats and smiling faces gave your workplace an extra glow.
Carry that good
feeling througout 2013 with this round up of advice for jazzing up even the dullest
10 Design Tips for Tiny Offices: A welcoming environment doesn't need to
be costly, as the tips from these ten small startups prove. Snacks and smiles
go a long way to warming up any atmosphere. Other ideas include punchy paint
colors and pets. Yes, Fido is a welcome guest in some offices; they see the
paws-itive benefits of interacting with furry friends!
9 Pieces of
Furniture That Make the Work Day More Fun: Put
a smile on even the grumpiest face
with fun furniture. From a swing set that
doubles as a conference table, to a green rug designed to mimic picnic grounds,
to a ping pong conference table, these designs will put some play in your day.
5 Rules for Office Feng Shui: A calm, clutter free workplace gives out a welcoming
vibe. This beginner primer for organizing your work environment promotes energy
we leave you with a mind-blowing design project from a German company that used
over 55,000 Lego bricks to
create a divider wall in their office kitchen. This year-long
project may not be in the cards for every workplace but it shows that when
creativity meets teamwork, magic can happen!
Beyond FoldersTM is written by a team of Pendaflex associates
passionate about time management, communications, productivity and workplace organization. Believing in "continuous improvement" on both a personal and professional level, they share their unique perspectives on subjects of common interest to our readers.