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How to build a thriving work culture and the importance of having one

How to build a thriving work culture and the importance of having one

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In a socially transforming world that we find ourselves within, the dynamics of the working attitude and employee expectations are changing. Whereas ones salary still has a substantial pull on where and the way an employee works, there is a growing factor that is starting to dictate more and more working trends and this of course is the idea of a ‘working culture’. A company’s working culture could be the most important factor in moving towards success, why you ask? Because ultimately workplace culture fits into and impacts everything in your business, from your business strategies, to the happiness of...

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How to organise your office for maximum productivity

How to organise your office for maximum productivity

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The first step to a more productive and efficient office is organising the office to be clean and sorted so that everyone and everything can function at their maximum capabilities. Now organising an office might seem like an overwhelming task, but a plan takes away the stress. So stop for a second, have a look around, is your office as productive as it could be? Step 1: Rearrange and purge. Take that first step, start clearing out the old and make way for the new. Start by de-cluttering everything – empty, shred, remove and just throw everything that is not...

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The importance of Corporate Culture and how to implement it into the Office Environment...

The importance of Corporate Culture and how to implement it into the Office Environment...

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Increasing employee productivity is by no means a new concept and an area that gets a lot of attention when it comes to the office work environment. From designing open plan offices with the correct colour palette as to not over stimulate employees, but incorporating just enough to keep them motivated according to colour psychology, or the importance of plants in the office and natural light to keep employees stimulated- the list goes on, the fact is employee productivity is at the top of the list for most companies. However an area that is probably one of the most important when...

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Why you want Lumbar Support in your next Office Chair

Why you want Lumbar Support in your next Office Chair

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Some people are only motivated to think about health when a crisis develops or in the presence of symptoms such as pain. For example, tooth aches- most people immediately go to the dentist when they have a toothache or a slight nerve sensation in their teeth to resolve and alleviate the pain. We all know too well that leaving an impending tooth ache can lead to severe problems and debilitating pain so immediate action and preventative care is taken to avoid this situation. The same can be said for back pain but the result is far more damaging. Why? Because...

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How Colour can affect Productivity in the Office Environment

How Colour can affect Productivity in the Office Environment

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What do McDonalds, KFC, Burger King and many other fast food stores all have in common? Well besides the obvious; being a fast food chain, fast food logos all have one element in common- colour. Big Brand stores understand the psychology behind colours and therefore incorporate red, yellow, orange or green into their logos as a strategy to evoke different emotional responses depending on the colour. Colours most commonly used as seen in the above example are red and yellow, red as they trigger hunger and appetite and yellow as they promote feelings of happiness. Colour in the office environment is...

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The Benefits of Office Partitions and Screens

The Benefits of Office Partitions and Screens

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Picture taken from a recent Jasonl fitout Office partitions and screens for any office environment goes beyond aesthetics and design when it comes to choosing the correct office product. Despite adding a trendy modern look to the overall design of any mundane looking open plan office, office partitions can save space or create more privacy, streamline your office layout and get staff working more productively. Although the modern office is all about open plan layouts to encourage collaboration and team-work, companies are slowly realising that this kind of configuration may not be as beneficial as it seemed and can actually...

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Ways to de-clutter your Office Workstation to Improve Productivity

Ways to de-clutter your Office Workstation to Improve Productivity

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Cleaning! Although there are those few people who actually get a fix out of the dreaded spring clean or the end of year pack-up, let’s be honest even the mere idea of organising and cleaning the house or office sends chills down our spine. But with the New Year rapidly approaching (we still cant believe its already November) we are all thinking about what we need to clear, store and de-clutter around the office to finish the year and start afresh in 2016. Sometimes it’s hard to always be on top of your game and we all know that if...

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Why A Pet Friendly Office is Beneficial!

Why A Pet Friendly Office is Beneficial!

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Several studies have revealed that pets in the workplace can help boost productivity amongst employees. And whilst we have seen companies go to some great lengths to increase productivity amongst its employees for example in-house coffee shops, lounging and pod areas just to name a few, is having a pet friendly office pushing it too far?  Pet friendly offices are becoming a huge trend around the world, particularly in America and more and more companies like Amazon, Dell, Nokia and Google are adopting a pet friendly policy. Companies are even allowing pets in the workplace as bid to attract Millennial’s...

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Office Design Tips and Trends for 2015-2016 From the Experts

Office Design Tips and Trends for 2015-2016 From the Experts

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Conversation Nooks at Airbnb Offices The design and layout of the office environment continues to evolve as new technologies, work styles and employee satisfaction enters the environment. The shift away from the traditional style of cubicles and private spaces into the widely adopted hot desking collaboration model quickly became the norm with big cooperation’s around the world changing their office layout and design. However with recent skepticism towards this open plan model 2015 has seen a rise to a new era known as super-customisation. This new era understand the one size doesn’t fit all mentality and rather looks at its...

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Why you should prefer Standing / Stand-up Desks over regular Sitting Desks

Why you should prefer Standing / Stand-up Desks over regular Sitting Desks

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We at JasonL Office Furniture are not scientist, but we sure as hell know that sitting all day is not great for you and your health. Yes we offer solutions such as our ergonomically certified office chairs to compensate for this reality but the real problem is sitting for 8 hours a day presents itself with some major health issues. So if you are considering buying a stand up desk here are some points worth thinking about. Firstly, why is sitting so bad? To be honest, too much of anything is not good but sitting for prolonged periods of time...

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4 Benefits of having plants in your Office Space

4 Benefits of having plants in your Office Space

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Choosing the right plants for the office is not the most difficult business decision lets be honest, but there are definitely some considerations that cross the mind when deciding which plant to buy. Generally, thoughts about the kind of flower you like, the pot that will look the best on your desk and how often the plant requires water are all valid questions. But plants offer far more benefits besides their aesthetic appeal. Research have shown that plants can improve air quality, improve productivity by 15% and boost staff well- being by 47% (University of Exeter).  Indoor vs Outdoor Plants...

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How Ergonomically Correct Office Workstation Desks are beneficial for your Posture

How Ergonomically Correct Office Workstation Desks are beneficial for your Posture

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Here is how you can get an Ergonomic Makeover for your office right away If you are reading about Ergonomics, chances are you already have a little understanding of what it means, the implications of not having it and how correct posture can benefit the body. There is only one problem, how do we consciously implement ergonomics into the office workstation desk and how do we do it correctly- time for an ergonomic makeover. Most likely the essence of ergonomics has already been adopted in your workstations without you even realising. But what you probably don’t realize is those aches and...

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Add Feng Shui to your current Office Desks / Workstations

Add Feng Shui to your current Office Desks / Workstations

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Designing a new office space certainly has its challenges and considerations, not to mention its practical issues such as space and proximity just to mention a few. But one key factor at the top of everyone’s mind, whether it be the designer, CEO or employee is always the task of increasing productivity. Trying to increase productivity at work is not a new concept nor is it a principle short of expert advice, just ask productivity expert David Allen (author of the 2001 book ‘Getting things done’) and he will walk you through his 10 steps to greater productivity at work....

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Hot Desking: Pros and Cons

Hot Desking: Pros and Cons

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Hot desking is the newest trend and you may have begun to notice them popping up all throughout your city centres such as Sydney or Melbourne, but the much debated question is whether or not these super-hip office plans actually increase employee productivity.  What is hot desking? For those of you not yet in the now and may have accidentally thought that hot desking involved some sort of heated elements being installed in otherwise average office spaces, do not fear. Hot desking, is in fact, the process of combining companies or organisations into one singular office space. Some of the...

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Top Chairs Suited for Height Adjustable Office Desks / Workstations / Tables

Top Chairs Suited for Height Adjustable Office Desks / Workstations / Tables

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At JasonL we want to ensure our customers are getting the best possible products suited for their type of work environment. There are several different types of interiors our height adjustable desks fit well in. The challenge is selecting the correct style of chair per environment for your height adjustable desk. Whether it is an Industrial Warehouse, Home Office, Corporate Office, Workshop or Classroom the height adjustable desks are a great additions to any of the settings mentioned and require the correct matched chair!   Height Adjustable Chairs for Sit Stand Desk / Workstation in a Corporate Office / Home...

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New $20k Tax Deduction, inspires Office Furniture Write Offs

New $20k Tax Deduction, inspires Office Furniture Write Offs

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The government has recently announced a new action in the federal budget, giving small businesses with a yearly turnover of less than $2 million a 100 percent tax deduction, and to spend up to $20,000 per item on purchases for your company. The instant asset write-off increasing from $1,000 to $20,000 will help businesses with their cash flow, increase the amount of jobs they are able to provide, and most importantly boost overall productivity.  Is it for my company? If your company generates less than $2 million in yearly sales, and is a registered business with ABN you are a...

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The Quest For New Products & The Ever Elusive 'Original' Office Furniture Design

The Quest For New Products & The Ever Elusive 'Original' Office Furniture Design

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We have been travelling to China multiple times a year for the last 6 years. These trips are buying trips and to catch up with our suppliers through China. Every year we come back to Sydney excited about our trip and passionate to supply our customers with great designed and quality manufactured office products. This year was no different, and after spending 10 days in China we have returned, incredibly excited and spirited for the year ahead.This time every year is the Chinese International Furniture Fair (CIFF). Where the world leaders in mass value manufacturing, gather together to show off...

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What is Ergonomics? An Ergonomist and a Chief Ergonomic Officer?

What is Ergonomics? An Ergonomist and a Chief Ergonomic Officer?

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At JasonL we don't take ourselves too seriously. Professional - Yes Service Orientated - Yes But can we laugh at ourselves? absolutely! If you have a close look at our business cards, all staff can define a creative title for their role. Some of the sales / account managers include; hunter, gatherer. Some of the customer service team include, Santa's little helper. Our CEO's cards read Chief Ergonomic Officer, and our CFO's card reads Chief Ergonomist. One thing we do take very serious is Ergonomics, but what is Ergonomics? Ergonomics according to wikipedia: In the office furniture industry you will...

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Jason Reveals Top Secrets Of The Office Furniture Industry

Jason Reveals Top Secrets Of The Office Furniture Industry

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I come from 80 years of office furniture heritage. My dad was in office furniture and his dad was in second hand office furniture. My family discusses all things office furniture; from suppliers to where the industry is going. We also deliberate how JasonL can continually improve and stay ahead of the competition. I often get asked; why is your task chair so much cheaper than Schiavello or more expensive than Officeworks. Designers often ask; why are your workstations so much cheaper than AWM’s. Another common discussion is; what are the differences between buying from JasonL and Ikea. I am...

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Microsoft Powerpoint vs Whiteboards: What's the best choice?

Microsoft Powerpoint vs Whiteboards: What's the best choice?

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So, You have some new product to launch with your staff? Possible a new website, marketing campaign to launch? Or a review of your OH&S policies? What’s the best way to communicate these important changes within your organisation? Remember: Get it right and you’ll fly, Get it wrong and the liquidator is at the door. Let’s take a closer look: COMPUTERS ARE MODERN. WHITEBOARDS ARE OLD FASHIONED. So you use PowerPoint© slides to convey your messages? Have you ever heard of the saying ‘death by PowerPoint’. The Wall Street Journal estimates that $252 million USD is lost per day in productivity due to bad slide presentations....

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