The Future of Workspaces

The founder of office furniture company Vari talks about dealing with crises, how workspaces will adapt to the new normal and recovering from business losses.

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Jason McCann is the founder of Vari, a workspace company. In this clip from an episode of “The , McCann talks to host James McKinney about navigating crises, the of workspaces and how making mistakes leads to better decisions.

Listen to the complete interview on this episode of “The Startup Story.”

McCann discusses how creates clarity for companies in that the team’s and wellness and the safety of the business come into focus. He also talks about the importance of overcommunicating and the rallying cry, “Keep rowing until the wind catches our sails,” to survive and thrive through hard times. 

McCann talks about the future of workspaces as COVID has prioritized health and safety and normalized working from . He suggests that workspaces will continue to evolve with more tools to integrate home offices with co-working and collaborative spaces. He says that workspace designs can be categorized as “now” with less density and for collaborative spaces and “future,” expected in twelve-to-eighteen months, that allow for connections that have been lost due to pandemic measures.

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