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The IAO Difference
If you are familiar with our journey, you know that Iron Age Office started because Sean hated the idea of flimsy, cheaply made office furniture. We have made it our mission to give clients furniture that lasts. This became apparent when Dana Kerigan...
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The Importance of Office Communication and How to Facilitate It
Communication is an essential part to every business. Communication is how team members build relationships, create strategies, and overcome any challenges on the job. Businesses that have strong communication are proven to be more productive and ...
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Design Mistakes Successful Businesses Avoid
First impressions are everything, especially when it comes to business. Think about it, when you walk into an office (or any space) where they clearly put a lot of consideration and money into it, what do you think? Most people assume they take care ...
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Most Common Problems with Office Space and How to Fix Them
Whether you work from an office in your home or share an office space with others, there are many problems one encounters from the setting they are in. Most of these problems can be easily resolved simply by a little reorganization and investing in ...
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How to Design an Office With the Millennial in Mind
Since 2015, millennials have been the largest generation to join the current workforce. With Millennials, not only is technology evolving but the work space they prefer is much more different than the traditional office. Millennials are possibly the ...
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How Google, Uber and other top companies use innovative and resimercial design
By the year 2020, millennials are expected to make up 50% of the workforce. This urged some of the world’s most innovative companies to redesign their workspaces in order to compete for talent and create an environment that will help this ...
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How to Motivate Yourself Through A Productivity Slump
Everyone has had those days, maybe even weeks or longer, where they are in a rut and can’t find the motivation to get things done. It can be hard and sometimes even stressful if you have a lot to get done and can’t seem to get started. ...
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What to Consider When Planning an Office Layout
There’s no denying that environment is important. Employees at a typical office spend eight hours a day (or more) in that space, which is about one-third of their lives! It’s no wonder that an office space is so important. A great work ...
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4 Advantages of Custom-Made Office Furniture
Offices are very much like anything else we spend time in. We spend a lot of time in our cars and homes, leading us to spend money to customize them to make them more comfortable and attractive. If we are spending most of the day in our offices, why ...
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8 Reasons the Sit to Stand Desk Will Change How You Work
People don’t typically think of office jobs as particularly hazardous to your health, but in reality they can be. The average American office worker spends about 10 hours a day in the seated position. Why is this harmful? Research in ...
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