The Feng Shui of Office Designs

Office designs are often the last thing on a manager’s mind. You want the best people doing the best job, but does wall color or cubical height matter? Can’t you just stick the new guy in the corner? It may be easier to just move into whatever space you’ve rented, but instead, you should stop and think. Your office design may have a big impact on your employees.


How you light your office can impact how you and your employees work. Marketing consultant, Andrew Jensen, advised companies to use as much natural light as possible. Employees who work in natural light are happier and more productive, in addition to having fewer absences.

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Note: I did not write the headline. This really has nothing to do with Feng Shui, so I don’t want any nasty comments about my Feng Shui incompetence. Well, if they are funny, I want them.

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2 thoughts on “The Feng Shui of Office Designs

  1. Lighting and also air circulation really impact absenteeism.

    I use to have to leave sick once a month with intense headaches and would push through about as often by staying at work but not being particularly productive. Plus I was miserable when it happened.

    I have not had one since moving to a smaller space with a lot more natural light.

  2. A new manager from outside the company made friends fast by calling for accent color paint on old smudged walls and having glare-free light tubes installed. It was a small thing but it really improved attitudes (as well as eyestrain).

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