If you have ever stepped outside and felt refreshed, rejuvenated, or even just slightly happy? If you spend time in nature and cannot wait to get back—you have experienced something called biophilia. Biophilia is the innate love of life, which can be found in plants, animals, or anything else that exists in nature.Read more
When buying anything, we compare. We look at what one piece of technology can do and put it side-by-side with another similar piece of technology. We want to see which best suits our needs. Buying office supplies is no different. What do we need to consider when purchasing a new paper shredder? There are 4 main things to consider when looking to purchase a new paper shredder:Read more
Let’s face it. Working remotely has changed the ways we work. We crave both function and form. Our workplace can oftentimes be a reflection of the company itself, and therefore, a potential reflection of ourselves. Here at CMF, we like to stay up to date on all the newest design trends and developments. With so much of the worlds’ workforce still working at home or in a hybrid situation, the office design trends are continuing to evolve.Read more
Oftentimes we look at our schedules in the morning and think about how we can get through all the items on our task lists and still make time for meetings, unexpected visitors, and increased productivity, all without becoming distracted.
Studies show that identifying the biggest cause of your workplace distractions is the first step to eliminating it. Once you know what it is, you can move past that distraction and stay productive. Let’s review some of the most common workplace distractions.
Touchdown spaces are the new trend in the modern-day workplace. With employees returning to the office, they are expecting to return to a workspace that allows them to be both comfortable and productive. That can mean something different to every employee. One employee may thrive in a quiet, closed-door space while another may work best in an open-plan workplace environment. Depending on the nature of their work, a café-style space may help some employees focus while others may need the privacy that a workstation or cubicle could provide.
According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Employer-Related Workplace Injuries and Illnesses News Release, as of November 2020, 2.8 of every 100 workers were injured at their workplace. And according to a Gartner survey of 238 executive leaders, 66% of organizations are delaying office re-openings due to COVID variants.Read more
It’s that time again…. it’s mid-day at the office, and everyone’s energy is dropping. Employees are reaching for their third or fourth coffee and a sugary muffin to get through the rest of the day. Unfortunately, this boost will only lead to another crash later in the afternoon. In order to avoid the crash, it’s important to have some energizing snacks in the office breakroom. They call it brain food for a reason, folks! Keep reading to find out what brain boosting snacks are trending in the break room office these days.Read more
It can be very frustrating to feel crammed in your office area, whether your physically at the office or working at your in-home office. Making an organized space for yourself could do wonders and probably even enhance your workflow. Time to refresh your office space and make the most of your work area!Read more
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