Updated: Jan 22
Having time and space for thinking, creating and reflecting is crucial for the whole team to have, from the CEO to the new starter.
Allowing the staff to be able to take time away from thier desk for recovery and clear thinking will pay dividends in mental health and the health of the business and team.
Allocating an office or designated space for this purpose will help too, if staff are activly encouraged to use it. Prioritise it!
Having a set of headphones on while listening to music, in that environment, helps in two ways; people will generally not disturb you and relaxing music helps the whole nervous system to relax, freeing up thinking.