Standing Desks January 12, 2023
Introducing the Model B: The Ultimate Height Adjustable Table for Collaborative Workspaces
The Monday morning sales meeting is a dread for many employees, and it’s easy to see why. These meetings are often boring and uninspiring, leaving team members feeling disengaged and unproductive. But what if there was a way to make these meetings more exciting and effective?
Enter the stand-up meeting, a format that has become increasingly popular in recent years among companies like Google and Facebook. As the name suggests, a stand-up meeting is a meeting that takes place while everyone is standing. This simple change can have a significant impact on the success of your meetings.
Benefits of Stand-Up Meetings
There are several benefits to holding stand-up meetings. First and foremost, these meetings tend to be shorter than their sit-down counterparts. A 1999 study published in the Journal of Applied Psychology shows stand-up meetings are 34% shorter than sit-down meetings. This is likely because stand-up meetings encourage a more focused approach, preventing team members from getting sidetracked or off-topic.
In addition to being shorter, stand-up meetings are also more productive. Being in a standing position increases attention and retention of information, as employees are less likely to get distracted. Plus, with everyone keen to get back to their workstations, decisions are made more quickly, and ideas are more likely to turn into action.
But the benefits of stand-up meetings go beyond just time and productivity. These meetings also promote collaboration and participation within the team, as hierarchies are less visible, and everyone feels more included. This can lead to increased individual commitment and a sense of ownership over projects.
Finally, stand-up meetings are good for your health. Research has shown that sitting for long periods of time can increase the risk of mortality, cardiovascular disease, and type 2 diabetes, as well as lead to poor mental health outcomes. By holding stand-up meetings, you can create a more active working environment and help your team find a healthy balance between standing and sitting.
Introducing the Model B
So how can you make the most of stand-up meetings? Elevation Concepts has the answer with Model B, the ultimate height-adjustable table. This collaborative workspace is designed to inspire creativity and productivity, with a large writable glass surface perfect for brainstorming and meetings. The glass surface is non-staining and scratch-resistant, so you can easily write, erase, and write again without worrying about damage.
But the Model B is more than just a writable surface – it’s also a height-adjustable table that can be customized to fit your needs. Whether you want to stand or sit, the Model B has you covered. Plus, with its sleek and modern design, the Model B is sure to impress your team and clients alike.
Stand-up meetings are a simple yet effective way to improve the productivity and engagement of your team. By standing during meetings, you can speed up the decision-making process, encourage collaboration and participation, and create a healthier working environment. And with Model B, you have the perfect workspace to support these stand-up meetings.
How Elevation Concept Can Make your Meetings More Productive
Want to take your stand-up meetings to the next level? Consider following in the footsteps of Steve Jobs, who famously held all his meetings walking or standing up to encourage open communication and creativity. This simple change can make a big impact.