How to make your office space more productive?

When focusing on productivity, the number one factor would be location and surroundings. Ways to make an office space more productive include good lighting, decluttering work areas, comfortable furniture, a clean workspace and ambient room temperatures.

However, it’s important to note that even if your office is perfectly laid out, you may not have solved the number one killer of productivity in the office - noise.

Employees often have to isolate themselves from distractions and pick the quietest/best spot in the office to be productive. Dr Vinesh Oommen with the Queensland University of Technology has looked directly at the impact open-plan offices have on a worker’s health and wellbeing.

Ooomen’s extensive research has demonstrated that the open-plan office is associated with loss of privacy, loss of identity, low work productivity, and various health issues (such as high blood pressure, which is the leading cause of stroke and heart disease), overstimulation and low job satisfaction. All mental health killers! Consider adding a range of soundproof meeting pod and booths to solve this and you will be well on your way to having the most productive space you can imagine for your teams to work from.