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Are you working in an old, unhealthy office environment? It is not to say that paper and boxes are scattered all over your floor. Your calculator may not be buried somewhere on your desk. It is not that last Friday’s plastic lunch tray is still in the garbage can. It may simply be that the workplace is changing. There’s a new way of doing things.
Join E.A.S.P.D. – Employees Against Standard, Plain, and Dull
First of all, Ed Bonner, speaking of the Staples Business Advantage 2016 Workplace Index, shares, “the majority of respondents describe their office as standard, plain, and dull.” Wow! Talk about diminishing employee morale. Think about it. Have you ever tried to get work done when your computer was five years old? Simply can’t get much done. Your business offices may be more than outdated. They may be unhealthy as well.
Stand up! Don’t take ergonomic issues sitting down.
Did you ever see the commercial about standing up while working? Sure it looks like just the new wave. However, does it have any basis for improving health? Ergonomics is real. It is important to coordinate “the design of … physical working conditions with the capacities and requirements of the worker.”
Furthermore, consider the height of your chair. Is it at the proper height? Sitting and typing on the computer all day can impact us just as bad as a tennis player getting tennis elbow. Work can be more than a pain in the neck. “While you might not think of it, sitting down all day can be a very stressful position to maintain, especially on your joints like those in your back and knees.”
It’s Time to Get Smart
Consequently, employers are going to have to get smart. It is time to develop a new strategy for productivity. They will have to do more than drive employees to work harder. It is important to provide an environment where employees can work smarter. Schools are taking notice! “Scientists have discovered using standing desks can improve the cognitive function of children by between seven and 14 per cent.”
Out with the Outdated and Unhealthy Office Environment
It is not about being “with it.” It is more about productivity. It is time to get healthy! Let’s get smart! Let’s strategically update our work environments.
I did a search on the internet for the words ‘hang time.’ Amazingly, it yielded meanings I would never have considered. The search produced the definition, “the time it takes for a paper airplane to come back down after being thrown in the air.” Another read, “the amount of hair left ‘hanging’ off the scalp after a cornrow.” Most noteworthy, the famed use of the term would be “the amount of time a person floats in the air,” especially related to sports. Remembering Michael Jordan’s most famous dunk, it is not a surprise to know that his longest hang time recorded is 0.92 seconds.1
A New Hang Time Meaning
Would you be willing to consider another more serious meaning of “hang time”? I honestly believe that such players in a more remarkable occupation record in the hours. Not in seconds, but they record hours a day several inches above the ground. How often do we consider the amount of time such workers in the moving and installation industry spend in the air? Nevertheless, many businesses benefit from having the right skilled installer. Corporate and small businesses, and even families moving to new homes, benefit from the placing a picture or a chandelier.
Things We Hang
We at Topshelf Installerz and Moverz, Inc. enjoy the challenge of meeting our customers’ needs. Here are a few hang time projects, things we may hang from time to time:
First of all, we hang Hotel Furniture. Tired from traveling or checking in for a business conference, you enter your hotel room to find the cozy home away from home atmosphere. Just this year one of our projects included the placing of hotel headboards, lights, and TV Stands.
In addition, Blinds. A simple scroll through some of our Facebook post and you will notice the Allen + Roth blinds we installed.2
Most of all, Wall-mounted Office Furniture. Our skilled installers are masters of the task of mounting office furniture. Business after business has become recurring clients because of this specialty.3
Also, Art. One of the most fulfilling projects is that of hanging art. It is always a pleasure to place an extraordinary piece of work in the perfect location. In minutes the room comes to life.
The list of our ‘hang time’ projects can go on and on. We at Topshelf Installerz and Moverz, Inc. would consider it an honor to place your next wall mount or your flat screen TV. Rather, we could place a book rack or an accordion drying rack, or an oversized art piece. Contact us at Topshelf Installerz and Moverz, Inc. Call us at +1 (919) 519-4847 or visit our website Today!