Does your average start-up really need a formal office anymore? Doesn’t it make more sense to work from home, or on the move in places like coffee shops?
Before you choose your new office space, it’s important to examine your medium-term business priorities.
There are a number of ways a well-designed office can boost productivity – but don’t lose sight of other factors that can boost productivity.
Make sure you understand everything in your lease agreement instead of just scanning the small print.
It might be worthwhile at least considering a more “deconstructed” approach for your business as an alternative to an expensive inner-city office.
Simple things such as good lighting and adequate daylight can increase productivity by up to 20%. For most businesses, the renovations will pay for themselves.
An important starting point is to remember that there is more to work/life balance than just the number of hours you spend in the office.