World Health Organization Labels Burnout “Syndrome”

The World Health Organization is putting a renewed emphasis on workplace burnout. But, we already know a lot about how to help people think, feel and move better at work.

Racing Across America

The CEO of Officebricks shares what the world’s toughest ultra-distance cycling race can teach us about business.

Office Boost

Celliant, a revolutionary new textile, has been scientifically proven to increase blood circulation and oxygen flow, which in turn improves people’s energy, alertness and comfort. Plus, totally non-clinical trials performed at Designtex indicate that employees’ dogs seem to prefer it, too.

Happiness at Work: Lessons from Home

From clearing the table to picking up your dirty socks, what lessons from home can teach us about our experience at work.

Year-Long Study Reinforces Benefits of Standing Desks

The new ‘Stand Up to Work’ study finds height-adjustable workstations help people be more productive, concentrate better and improve overall health even after leaving the office.

Finding Balance

Re-envisioning of the work environment. Mackinac system consists of distinct “microzones” that support focused work, collaboration among 2-3 colleagues, privacy for rejuvenation as well as easy accessibility for learning and socializing — all in a compact footprint that works in both a private office or a totally open floor plan.

Comfort For All

The co-founders of Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams, a well-known North Carolina-based furniture design and manufacturing company, explain how their company’s purpose, “Comfort for all,” drives everything they do.

Fast Forward

In another 10 years, your current office will seem as quaint as a rotary phone on the kitchen wall. By carefully analyzing the signals of change that surround us today, Steelcase researchers formulated seven fascinating scenarios for how and where work might occur just one decade from today. Thrilling or sobering, they’re sure to stimulate a point of view about a future that will be very different from what we’re experiencing today.