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It's Your Office's Fault That You're Feeling So Unproductive Lately

Feeling unproductive lately? Good news—it might not be your fault!

Your workplace might not be physically and emotionally suitable for maximum productivity, and it could be because of reasons you’ve never even considered. Studies show that physical factors, company culture, and leadership approaches all contribute to a positive, comfortable, and ultimately efficient workspace for employees and managers alike.

For example, did you know that productivity is at its highest at temperatures of around 70 degrees F? Or that employees can perform 10-16% better when their workspace has a view outside? Or that your office replacing something as simple as old carpeting or air filters can further improve your performance?

So, before you start being hard on yourself for falling behind, consider these things.

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