When considering whether to invest in plants for your work place, consider this – work place stress costs American businesses up to $190 billion every year; in healthcare costs alone. Bringing nature into the office can have a big impact on employee well-being, reduce sickness and absenteeism. The cost is clearly worth the results received […]
Having a few green companions in the office can turn workers as sluggish as vegetables into more productive beings, a new survey by Texas A&M University shows. In “The Impact of Flowers and Plants on Workplace Productivity,” behavioral scientists in the university’s Center for Health Systems and Design found that men who work among live plants and flowers generate 15 percent more ideas, and women generate more creative, flexible solutions to problems.