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A Good Laugh at Work

Laughter and humor are an important part of the workplace. Benefits of laughing at work include improved productivity, creativity, teamwork, communication, stress relief, job satisfaction, and employee retention.   Laughter stimulates the release of endorphins, which are your body’s natural relaxants. A good laugh increases productivity,...

Boost Your Summer Productivity in the Office

Does the excitement and distractions of summer curb your productivity? If so, you are not alone. Many of us find ourselves staring out the office window daydreaming of a day at the beach (or really anywhere but the office). Here are some tips from career...

Tips for Working Moms

As a working mom it gets hectic juggling work and family responsibilities.  A recent survey from Care.com reveals the benefits of being a working mom.  According to the survey, 78 percent of working moms say they enjoy being a working parent. The survey, which polled...

Workplace Friendship

It’s natural to forge friendships with your co-workers.  After all, look at how much time you spend together!  Friendship in the workplace can be a very delicate matter for that very reason.  If you should have a feud with a friend (who also happens to...

Green Cleaning to Improve Indoor Air Quality

We know that clean outdoor air makes people feel happy and energetic.  Unfortunately, most people spend the majority of their time indoors, where air quality can be poor, which tends to make them sluggish and can negatively impact performance.  Additionally, stagnant winter indoor air accumulates...

Packing Up Your Office or Cubicle

When moving to a new space, most companies require that employees pack up their own office or cubicle space, including desk, filing cabinet and personal items. Use these tips from Diane Schmidt, expert mover at about.com, to prepare for a move so when the day...

Call Center Design

  Today’s call centers are sophisticated, high tech showcases of service, support and sales. The look and layout of call centers is changing due to the new demands being placed on them. Call centers were once the necessary evil operated in the backroom on a shoe-string...

Understanding Ergonomics

The word ergonomics is used constantly in the office furniture industry. As a customer or lay person, it sounds important, but what does it really mean? Today my goal is to give you a quick “Ergonomics for Dummies” type lesson to help you make informed...

The Power of a Positive Attitude

A positive attitude is vital for success in both life and business. Zig Ziglar said it best, "It is your attitude, not your aptitude, that determines your altitude." Sure, skills are important, but you can learn skills. A positive attitude will make it much more...

Why Interior Designers Matter

At New Life Office we are fortunate to have several Interior Designers on our team.  They do an amazing job at specifying fabric, paint and laminate finishes for cubicles; constantly updating our showroom to make it reflect the our endless product options, space plan for...