Crowdsourced Wisdom On How To Survive Open Plan Office and Deal With Interruptions

After Joel Spolsky, CEO of Stack Overflow, spoke at the GeekWire Summit in Seattle about the reasons programmers prefer their own space it opened up discussions on the problems of an open office. On discussion thread on Reddit people shared their experiences with open plan offices. Mainly the problems were noise, interruptions and never ending […]

Distractions In Open Offices Are Killing Your Productivity

The biggest challenges in an open plan office Noise and distractions are the biggest challenges in an open office as found in a recent study from Oxford Economics. Over 1200 senior executives and non-executive employees were surveyed about their workplace arrangements to better understand the opportunities and challenges of the modern workplace.

Office Space Set-up Do’s and Don’ts

From a small startup business to a now bigger company and growing team of creative minds and hard workers, now’s the time to set up a new office or find a larger one to fit your business. Get it right, you can improve and enhance your employees’ productivity and output which in turn provide high […]

Roundup No. 7: How to thrive in an open-office world and improve productivity

8 Insanely Simple Productivity Hacks There are so many distractions in today’s workplace that break your focus and productive streaks. It’s easy to get stressed and frustrated because of non-stop interruptions. The good news is that there are hacks you can do to accomplish more in less time. These hacks include setting mini goals, putting […]

Experiment: 3 Ways to Minimize Interruptions at Work

Did you know that the average person gets interrupted every 3 minutes at work? From coworkers that want to chat, to incoming emails, to Facebook notifications, there’s no shortage of distractions in today’s workplace. Working in an open office space can be especially distracting, as there’s nothing separating you from everybody else. And we at […]