5 ways to brighten up your office
Whether you're moving office or re-organizing your existing workplace, brightening up your office can help to reinvigorate performance and portray a professional image of your business to clients and visitors. Here are 5 simple and cost-effective things you can do to help brighten up your business workplace:
Office plants have been proven to increase productivity and can be particularly effective to improve the indoor air quality to your office, because plants are a great medium for absorbing the excess carbon dioxide from the office atmosphere and releasing oxygen into it.
Wall art, photography and office artwork can brighten up a stark wall and help to personalize your office according to your company culture and image. It can also provide a well-needed distraction for staff who spend long periods of time working on a computer monitor. Investing in office art doesn't have to be expensive. Nicely framed posters or photographs can be an extremely effective alternative to a costly oil painting - and can equally interesting to look at.
Larger organizations may want to in invest in a weekly floral display for the lobby area. Flowers provide a welcoming atmosphere and can give life to any office environment.
If your company has won any business awards, you should proudly display these in your lobby area or meeting rooms. They provide an interesting talking about and is a subtle way to promote your company and the work you have done to prospects.
A bright and comfortable office is a clean office. If office is clean and in order, staff can work more efficiently, and portray an image of professionalism. An office cleaning company can visit at the end of each day to clean the floors, rest rooms and kitchen area. Staff should to do their bit too by leaving desks clear of paperwork, and return their cups to the kitchen at the end of each day.
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