With so much of the average office worker’s time sitting, at a desk, in meetings, on a train or bus, in a car, is it any wonder we have seen a rise in back complaints.
The last few years have seen an increase in standing desks in the workplace as sitting (well too much of it) is now being viewed as the bad for your health.
According to a Huffington Post article this week, the next step is walking meetings.
Probably not a replacement for larger meetings, but great for one on one conversations.
Researchers at Stanford University say walking leads to more creative thinking.
Huffington Post says, “You can find many big-shot fans of the walk and talk — including Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg, Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey and this guy named Barack Obama. There’s even a TED Talk devoted solely to the topic.”
Could this be practical in your workplace?
Love to hear your thoughts..
Read the full article here
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