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Business Center and Serviced Office News, Tips and Articles | Officing Today | Could This Social Experiment Rock the Coworking Sector?

Business Center and Serviced Office News, Tips and Articles | Officing Today | Could This Social Experiment Rock the Coworking Sector? | Working Smarter | Scoop.it

It seems the London cafe scene is no stranger to headline-grabbing ideas. Lady Dinah’s Cat Emporium, the first ‘cat cafe’ in London where customers can enjoy the company of resident felines, has enjoyed high-profile media and newspaper coverage thanks to its niche angle. And although yet to open, the idea certainly has legs. 

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How Ignoring Technology Will Help You Do Better Work | Brazen Life

How Ignoring Technology Will Help You Do Better Work | Brazen Life | Working Smarter | Scoop.it
This summer while you’re on vacation, how often will you check email? Are you even taking a vacation? If you’re anything like me, the thought of a digital-free vacation is almost more stressful than coming to work. Our smartphones have become integral to our daily activities. I need mine to tell time and take photos — I even use it as a flashlight. (I’m obviously not leaving that behind the next time I travel.) But while there’s no question that these devices enhance our personal and professional lives, misuse can actually diminish our productivity and erode relationships. “Be where you are” A previous #TChat Radio show took on the ever-pressing issue of how to manage our digital lives more effectively. The expert guests offered great tips on staying focused and building relaxation into our routines at a time when we’re constantly online. For me, the biggest takeaway is to “be where you are.” This simple statement can change your workplace and your life. (Click here to tweet this thoug
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Ergonomic assessment of the Global BC newsroom | Watch News Videos Online

Ergonomic assessment of the Global BC newsroom | Watch News Videos Online | Working Smarter | Scoop.it
Watch Ergonomic assessment of the Global BC newsroom Video Online, on GlobalNews.ca
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Teknion's Kay Sargent takes over the newsroom, discusses ergonomics, worker habits, productivity, and working better.

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Office free of managers the way of the future?

Office free of managers the way of the future? | Working Smarter | Scoop.it
Imagine a workplace with no managers and no job titles. Instead, employees work in circles — often with multiple roles and responsibilities, giving them more autonomy. It may sound far-fetched to toss out the traditional hierarchy, but e-commerce retailing giant…
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The Open-Office Backlash

The Open-Office Backlash | Working Smarter | Scoop.it
Beyond saving energy and money, the psychological effect of bringing in more of the outdoors is possibly the single biggest benefit of open offices. Ten percent of absences can be attributed to having no view of the outside....
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