Open Office

Open Office

Why It's Time to Ditch Open Office Plans

Open office plans are intended to encourage spontaneous collaboration but most evidence suggests they accomplish the exact opposite.

No Office? No Problem. 4 Reasons CEOs Should Sit With Their Teams

Forgoing a corner office creates a more collaborative, innovative workplace.

Interruptions Are Inevitable, but With These Strategies, You Can Quickly Regain Focus

The ability to get your mind swiftly back on the project at hand is the next best thing to not being interrupted in the first place.

8 Strategies to Avoid Wasting Your Company's Gen-Z Talent

The youngest workers entering the workforce aren't like their older siblings. Good luck keeping everybody happy.

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