In this week’s edition of the Workplace Wellness Series, Dr. Eli J. Hurowitz, Occupational Medicine Physician, discusses things to consider about seating and mobility in office settings:
Assigned workspaces are great for company culture. Having one’s own space allows for individuality and identity within the office. And it also makes finding coworkers for collaborative work a whole lot easier! But sometimes, staying seated in one place can make the mind stagnant. That’s why Dr. Hurowitz encourages the concept of floating workspaces, or offering workers the opportunity to work in different areas within the office. This doesn’t have to be permanent… in fact, the Wellness Coach actually encourages quite the opposite! It is important to give your employees the option to float or stay where they are, as not everyone embraces productivity in the same manner. Simply having the option to move around may inspire new and refreshed ideas for some of your team members and that alone makes introducing workspace movement into the workplace entirely worth it.