A Revised Lesson Plan for Student Success

A Revised Lesson Plan for Student Success

For too long, student success has mostly meant getting good grades and graduating on time. Now educational reformers throughout the world are formulating more individualized and relevant perspectives on what student success is and how to achieve it— within the classroom and beyond.

Engaging the Five Senses

Engaging the Five Senses

It turns out workplaces that focus on the intangibles —sight, smell, hearing, taste and touch—are workplaces better equipped to boost employee wellbeing.

Use Mindfulness to Think Better

Use Mindfulness to Think Better

Work shorter hours. That’s part of the message from Steelcase senior design researcher and environmental psychology Beatriz Arantes. She discusses how to maintain attention at work and why working shorter hours is key to keeping pace with work demands today.

3 Reasons for the Privacy Crisis at Work

3 Reasons for the Privacy Crisis at Work

There are five personal privacy strategies we can all use at work. Melanie Redman, a senior design researcher for WorkSpace Futures at Steelcase, describes these five strategies derived from her team’s research project.

Zuckerberg, Gates, Bezos: Why Privacy Matters

Zuckerberg, Gates, Bezos: Why Privacy Matters

What’s driving the privacy crisis? Donna Flynn, director of WorkSpace Futures for Steelcase, explains why privacy and collaboration can get along. Plus, what neuroscience tells us about our need for privacy in the workplace.

Workers Rejecting the sea of sameness

Workers Rejecting the sea of sameness

A cultural movement is redefining how and where work is done. Chris Congdon, director of global research communications for Steelcase, discusses how standardizing workplaces for efficiency with a uniform approach limits the worker’s potential for inspiration, creativity, and social connections.

Wellbeing Thought Starters: Application Concepts

Wellbeing Thought Starters: Application Concepts

Informed by insights from our research, we’ve developed some settings that can be a catalyst for intentionally designing work environments that support the physical, cognitive and emotional needs of people at work.

Bold Strokes are Only the Starting Point

Bold Strokes are Only the Starting Point

A workplace that nurtures our physical and emotional wellbeing is increasingly important in a world where technology keeps us constantly connected, always on the clock. Our time has become less our own and harder to control.

A Holistic View: Body Mind Environment

A Holistic View: Body Mind Environment

When businesses turn their attention to the assault on their employees’ wellbeing, it’s not surprising they often begin with physical health and ergonomics. In addition to the focus on employee health factors such as obesity, smoking cessation and exercise, many organizations are also focused on workplace ergonomics to prevent injury.