At Work Design, being digital, a lot of information comes across our phones, laptops and computer monitors as we follow what is important in work place planning and design. Recently, the amount of content discussing how the”happiness” quotient contributes to creating great places to work has grown. The elements that make up the spaces we design and the places we provide employees contribute to their wellbeing (emotional, mental and physical). To dig deeper and add to the conversation, we reached out to our key work place thought leaders.
In the following article, Tracy Brower, PhD, MM, MCR, Principal, Applied Research + Consulting, Steelcase, shares new insights on creativity. Beyond our traditional views of creative work, the new creativity requires fresh approaches to people, process and place. In addition, there is an important connection to happiness. Places that create the conditions for creativity also create the conditions for wellbeing – leading to happier people. These are places that support people in expressing their creativity, building their creative confidence and contributing to great outcomes. They are the places we want don’t just have to work, but want to work to be — happy!
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