Caroline Beaton

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Work

How to Declutter your Work-Life

Millennials, like me, are minimalists: from our iPhones to our fashion, we value efficiency, simplicity and aesthetics. When it comes to work, we want the same, but it’s inherently harder to get. Modern work is hairy: multiple tools and software “solutions,” flooded inboxes, uncertain expectations, and clashing coworkers and teams make for a complicated, chaotic […]

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Caroline Beaton

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Better Worklife, Work

Room with a View: How Nature and Light Influence Employee Satisfaction and Performance at Work

Humans evolved to work surrounded by nature. Today, many of us are enclosed by materials so far removed from the natural world as to be unrecognizable: hard plastic desks, synthetic floors and walls, other-worldly technology. But do our artificial workspaces actually affect our satisfaction and performance at work? Research suggests yes. For example, blue light […]

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