Top 10 Strategies to Increase Productivity in the Office

High productivity at the office is a sign of a healthy business and promotes employee morale. Productivity increases when your employees are happy, supported, and have the right equipment to perform their work tasks. When a company is productive, it increases profitability, lowers production costs, and improves customer service and business relationships. The more productive a company is, the easier it is to establish organizational growth and create a healthy work environment.

Implementing minor changes to habits that are easy to follow and equipment that is easily used can drastically improve your business's productivity and work efficiency. We recognize the importance of knowing how to help your workplace environment succeed, and for this reason, we created a list of strategies worth knowing about.

Have a plan.
Mornings can often begin chaotically and quickly set a rocky course for the day, as all we care about is rushing out the door and into our office chairs. Maintaining an organized workplace can promote a feeling of accomplishment and improve your ability to perform at a higher level. Having a step-by-step mental process can help you ease into your day and set yourself up for success.

Prepare to park.
We’ve all experienced the hassle that parking sometimes comes with; losing parking permits in the car is common. Clear vinyl horizontal parking passes are highly visible, making them easy to spot from a distance, minimizing running into any issues with parking security.

Always be able to assist.
Turn into the person who’s always willing to help out. You’ll find out people are much more willing to help you out. This benefits your reputation and personal relationships, but the more areas you explore in business, the more you’ll learn.

Recognize employees.
Employee recognition comes in many forms. At its core, employee recognition is what you do to show your appreciation for the work your employees are doing daily. Taking the time to customize any of our high-quality lanyards to each individual’s name would be a great touch and be well received. Feeling valued and appreciated at work is directly tied to employee happiness and enhances all engagement.


Ask for feedback.
Feedback is your biggest friend, no matter how difficult it can be to hear. After all, if you’re the only person evaluating your own work, you’ll never grow and evolve past where you are right now. For this reason, it’s important to regularly ask for feedback from those you look up to or learn from.

Encourage stretch breaks.
One thing you must not do is forget that your employees’ bodies need to move. Allowing a few minutes to remove themselves from working and become in tune with their bodies will serve as a re-set and give them that extra energy that sometimes can’t be found at the bottom of a coffee cup.

Check in.
Setting time aside, which is not for meetings, is essential to check in on how your employees are doing and answer any questions they may have. This will give insight on both ends, ensure that needs are being met, allow room for improvement, and cross bridges to work gaps that weren’t priorly visible.

Make vacation time mandatory.
Employee burnout is a real-life issue across all industries. Studies show that vacations can improve physical health, mental wellness, cognitive function, and relationships. Why not encourage your employees to take a week off work every few months? Employees will come back re-charged and motivated to work at total capacity.

Improve customer connections.
Enhance customer connection by improving your business communications and adding personalized badge reels. Because each employee will be able to add their own touches to their badge reels, compliments will flow, and positivity will fill the room. You have to set your business apart from the competition, and it’s vital to find effective ways to attract more people and share thoughts and emotions to connect with your brand. 


Create a clean workspace.
We’ve all heard the saying, ‘tidy space, tidy mind.’ Having this mindset will keep your employees motivated, and clearing the clutter off of desks will be a sigh of relief. That relief alone can help you prioritize and organize your workload effortlessly. Make sure to include scents that clear the mind, such as lemon, jasmine, or citrus—these are proven to boost work performance. Cleanliness and aromatherapy are a perfect combination to improve efficiency effectively.

It is not a secret that happy and motivated employees are essential for any business that wants to increase productivity. Acknowledging and rewarding what your employees do individually can boost personal fulfillment and productivity in the workplace. Head over to our SpecialistID website to check out the amazing products we have to offer.

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