One of the most important functions of an office is to keep your team members working together in close proximity, theoretically improving morale and teambuilding by keeping your workers face-to-face, and improving communication and focus so your workers can get more done. If you create an office environment that your employees love, they'll thrive, helping you achieve more of your goals and sticking with your brand longer.
For whatever reason, a week or so goes by and they still haven't gotten back to you. Crickets start chirping whenever you check your inbox. You know that your prices aren't exorbitant and you consistently deliver above average work. You're wondering what went wrong. After replaying the conversation in your head, you're still puzzled. Here are some tips to keep in mind.
When was the last time that you looked forward to a business trip? Even if you are hoping to close a deal with a big client, once you get over the initial excitement the dread creeps in. You start to think about the security lines. Flight delays ... cramped seating ... babies crying in your ear ... lost luggage. (Feel your head starting to pound?) And that is all before you even get to the airport.
It's no secret that products in the furniture industry generally are sold as a shell to house technology. That said, a few companies actually have launched technology products as integral parts of their solutions. As technology becomes a more integral part of the way we work, our industry will need to further consider its stance on technology and how its integration helps the industry stay relevant in the rapidly evolving workplace.