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July 16, 2021

Creating a Healthy Workspace

When it comes to office interior design, aesthetics is everything, right? While it might look pretty, what about the practical elements of the space; how will people interact with the room? Will it promote creativity and encourage productivity? If you’ve ever worked in a cubicle-style workspace with artificial fluorescent lighting, you know how important these elements are and how much they can negatively affect your health. The Healthy Workspace Provide Chairs that promote posture Provide different environmental settings that encourage people to sit, stand, and move throughout their day. Buy the best-quality ergonomic chair you can afford; make sure all furniture settings support people’s posture, especially when they’re using mobile technologies. Seventies-style beanbags no longer cut it! Most good furniture suppliers will also come and give your staff a lesson in ergonomics and chair adjustments to encourage good posture. Providing staff with a page of simple stretches to do at […]
July 8, 2021

Office Plants that won’t die

We all know that you can quickly forget about plants in the office causing premature deaths and a new problem to deal with. Checkout these 5 plants that won’t die so easy. Transitioning back to the office can be stressful, having some plants around can help you! Office Plants You (probably) Won’t Kill 1.Neon Pothos This vivid green plant can really wake up a boring desk space—Satch recommends using it if your office is full of bland white, black, and grey hues. This will grow into a beautiful vine that cascades over the pot’s edge. It can be used for tabletops, but it also looks great in a hanging basket. More info Here. 2. Snake Plant It’s a steadfast plant that is upright and loyal. It can go for weeks without water, so it’s a good choice for forgetful office managers—plus it will also tolerate offices that crank up the heat or […]
June 25, 2021

Be an Effective Leader in the Boardroom

Walking into a boardroom shouldn’t be a chore, and it shouldn’t be a boring affair for all those involved. As the leader of your company you need to instill a sense of pride and accomplishment in your staff, the boardroom is a great way to do that. At DataTech our boardrooms are always busy, and we have learned what makes a good meeting and a bad one. Lead The Boardroom Meeting Know The Audience Knowing your employees and their different styles of communication can make boardroom meetings much easier to manage. Make sure that everyone’s style fits into the way that communication is handled. A good way to do this is to ask everyone’s opinion on things, as some people are more prone to listening and might become frustrated when their voice isn’t heard. Listen More Often The biggest but often under looked aspect of being a good leader is […]
June 17, 2021

Moving The Office Tips

Has COVID-19 impacted your current office space? Many office spaces have gone out of business in the past year. There also comes a time when every company grows too much and needs a bigger space, or an entrepreneur needs to move from the home office to a professional work space. DataTech has tenants moving in all the time, and we have picked up some great tips for moving the office. Moving Offices Plan for Larger Items Desks, chairs, shelving units are all a pain to move. These are heavy, bulky and often take more than one person to move. Make sure that you and your staff are capable of moving these larger items. Before you attempt to move these items, make sure to take them apart as good as you can. If you have any IKEA furniture but lost the instructions, they have a website of all the old IKEA […]
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