Studies suggest that in spite of increases in the amount of organizations that allow you to work from home, putting in a little eye-to-eye effort may still help in the way of promotions.

Facing Down Face Time

Rarity increases value. That goes for face time, too. Is face time still a major part of moving up in your company? Studies suggest that in spite of increases in the amount of organizations that allow you to work from home, putting in a little eye-to-eye effort may still help in the way of promotions…. Read more »

Through extensive studies, researchers have found that some people have a unique ability to block out distractions and effectively complete multiple tasks at once.

Why Multitask When you Can Supertask?

Through extensive studies, researchers have found that some people have a unique ability to block out distractions and effectively complete multiple tasks at once. To balance work and life, or keep them separate? To stay connected, or turn it all off? We’re surrounded by conflicting advice and confusing studies that leave us questioning our choices even… Read more »

Meet CrossChair, the chair that allows you to change your sitting formation as needed, when needed.

Best New Workplace Seating Concept: The CrossChair

Standing desks have been hot lately. But ergonomics as a whole is a growing field with a wide variety of solutions to varying problems. Meet CrossChair, the chair that allows you to change your sitting formation as needed, when needed. It’s a whole new way to think about sitting, especially when at work. The CrossChair… Read more »

Enterprise technology, or “infrastructure,” has a reputation for being boring, cumbersome, and often troublesome. One New York based company is working to break the mold and make infrastructure look cool.

Enterprise Technology May Finally Be Catching Up

For the past few decades, stuffy “enterprise solutions” have lagged behind the consumer hardware revolution. So while our domestic lives are blessed by the magic of iPhones and Xboxes, our professional lives are still filled with confounding telephone systems, stuffy task management software, and at least one piece of printing equipment you’d like to take… Read more »

Retire the iron fist: Nice guys don’t always finish last Many CEOs and leaders- even some of the most famous and successful ones- have become notorious for their less than amiable management style.

Millennial Leadership: The New Traits and Tactics

Retire the iron fist: Nice guys don’t always finish last Many CEOs and leaders- even some of the most famous and successful ones- have become notorious for their less than amiable management style. This isn’t solely attributed to peoples’ personal experiences with their bosses; conversely, it has grown out of popular movies, books and news… Read more »

As a provider of alternative workplaces over the past 20 years at Regus, Worktopia, and now Serendipity Labs, John has had a unique vantage point for observing professionals as they are catapulted by technology, mobility, and connectivity into a 24/7 digital way of life

Work-Life Balance is a Myth

So says Serendipity Labs CEO John Arenas in today’s edition of Fast Company. As a provider of alternative workplaces over the past 20 years at Regus, Worktopia, and now Serendipity Labs, John has had a unique vantage point for observing professionals as they are catapulted by technology, mobility, and connectivity into a 24/7 digital way… Read more »

The key to a successful social responsibility campaign is flexibility. Just because one plan is right for one company doesn’t mean it will work for another.

Good Will is Good Business

Neither customers nor employees favor an exclusive, singular focus on the bottom line. Over the last couple decades, studies have shown a decline in the public’s trust of large corporations as profits soar. People normally tend to assume that if a company is making the big bucks, they’re probably keeping it all to themselves. However,… Read more »

Agile OFIS is a Houston based company that provides office solutions that are sustainable, innovative and, most importantly, flexible.

The New Office Must-Haves: Flexible, Sustainable, Adaptable

Workplace Wednesday: Agile OFIS in Houston As the economy improves, many businesses are experiencing exponential growth. And while progress is never a bad thing, it requires resources. In some situations, rapid growth is unexpected, and businesses can’t afford to pass up a great opportunity because of a lack of space. Agile OFIS is a Houston based… Read more »

As one of the most telecommuter-friendly careers, computer programming and specifically, coding, offers professionals a real chance at a flexible lifestyle.

This Class of Telecommuters Works Harder

Programmers face increasingly stiff competition, and are having to fight harder to win. As one of the most telecommuter-friendly careers, computer programming and specifically, coding, offers professionals a real chance at a flexible lifestyle. Not only can they work from home, they are also well paid. However, many programmers report that while they enjoy being… Read more »

W.L. Gore & Associates’ workplace is a good reminder that workplace flexibility extends beyond the location of your office and the flexibility of your hours to the flexibility of your entire organization.

Defining Workplace Flexibility

Best Practices: at W.L. Gore & Associates, it’s not just the fabric that’s flexible. W.L. Gore & Associates is best known for creating fabrics and fibers found in guitar strings, cables and waterproof apparel. Their innovative technology isn’t the only thing that sets them apart, though. The company’s unique workplace structure—or lack thereof—is exactly what… Read more »