HBR: Five ways to make your office space more creative

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No less an authority than the Harvard Business Review weighed in recently on the topic of creating creative and collaborative workplaces – a growing area of focus for the Jones Lang LaSalle team.

The article, by Stanford University Institute of Design professors Scott Witthoft and Scott Doorley, offers five simple tips for businesses looking to improve their less-than-ideal workplaces without moving or breaking the bank.

Here is one example:
“Ambience has a huge impact while often receiving little attention, or credit. Be aware of how a room feels, and act like a good host. Simply adding multiple sources of warm light (e.g. floor lamps) and opening some windows can change the tone of a meeting space – and of the meeting itself – from institutional and routine to refreshing and specialyou’re your culture can bear it, add in a little music as people enter to perk people up.”

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