How Having a Healthy Workspace Can Transform Your Office Culture

When it comes to the corporate world,  a company generates distinction as an employer by creating  a workspace that not only encourages productivity but also promotes a sense of well-being for employees. A healthy and vibrant workspace has a greater potential to improve corporate performance and foster a sense of community and camaraderie in the office. Here, we will discuss the various ways a healthy workspace can transform your office culture.

What It Takes to Feel Well at Work

Feeling well at work is essential for a productive office space. There are a few key elements that can help create an environment that encourages well-being.

  • Firstly, making sure that the office space is well-ventilated and clean is essential. This will ensure that the air quality is fresh and the environment is free from any allergens. Additionally, the temperature in the office should be comfortable and easy to regulate.
  • The next element to consider is lighting. Natural light is best for a healthy workspace, as it can help to reduce stress and boost moods. If natural light is not available, then adding human friendly lighting to the office space can help to create a more pleasant and inviting atmosphere while reducing exposure to harmful lighting.
  • Ergonomic furniture and desk set up for optimal posture improves focus and productivity while reducing the likelihood of back and muscle pain.
  • Finally, it’s important to add furniture and decor that is comfortable and visually appealing. This will help to create a more inviting and “user friendly” atmosphere for employees.

Creating Versatility in an Open Space

An open space can be a great way to create a versatile and inviting workspace. This type of setup encourages collaboration and creativity while also providing employees with an opportunity to move around and get some fresh air. The key to creating a successful open space is to make sure that there are plenty of areas for people to move around, as well as plenty of furniture and partitions to create distinct areas.

Using bright colors on the walls and furniture can help to create a more inviting atmosphere. Furthermore, adding artwork to the space can help to bring personality to the office and make it feel more like a home.

Bringing the Outdoors in with Plants and Natural Light

Bringing the outdoors in is a great way to create a healthy workspace. Adding plants to the office space can help to improve air quality and add a sense of calm to the space. Additionally, plants can help to reduce stress levels and make the office more inviting.

Foster a Sense of Community at Work Through Campus Design with Genesis Performance

Creating a healthy and “employee forward” workspace can help to foster a strong sense of community and camaraderie in the office. This can help to improve corporate performance and create an environment that is more conducive to productivity and well-being. At Genesis Performance, we believe that a healthy workspace can be a powerful tool for improving corporate performance. Our team of experts can help you create a healthy and productive office space. Contact us today to find out how we can help you transform your office culture.

Jenna Dillon

Founder & CEO

Jenna is an Executive Coach committed to working with high performing individuals and companies who are up to exploring what they’re capable of achieving within their lives, careers, company culture and leadership. She is passionate about empowering her clients - standing with them and for them - so they have the tools to create extraordinary results.