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    Run TMC: Where are the former Golden State greats now?

    Posted on 27th Mar 2020 in Workplace Wellness

    Bay Area basketball fans have been spoiled by the Steph Curry-led Golden State Warriors of the last six years. The team represented the Western Conference in the NBA Finals every year from 2015 to 2019. They won three championships in that span (2015, 2017, 2018) and finished the 2016 regular season with an NBA-record 73 wins. The team moved into the brand new Chase Center for the 2019-2020 season. But things have been ugly for the Warriors this season.

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    Presidential preferences for White House executive desks

    Posted on 26th Mar 2020 in Office Chairs

    The White House, at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington DC, has been the official residence of the President since John Adams. That of course begs the question, "where did George Washington" live? Washington first lived at a private house at 3 Cherry Street in New York City. He moved to 39-41 Broadway in 1790. That residence was called the Alexander Macomb House and was large enough for George, Martha and their staff.

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    The pros and cons of a four-day workweek

    Posted on 12th Mar 2020 in Cubicles, Standing Desks

    The United States has come a long way from Reconstruction to 2020 as it relates to work conditions. The average workweek in the year 1900 spanned six days and 59.6 hours, according to the Economic History Association. The Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 mandated that employers must pay overtime when workers exceeded 44 hours in any given week. The law was amended two years later, making the standard work week 40 hours, with overtime thereafter.

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    4 tips for introverts surviving open office layouts

    Posted on 10th Mar 2020 in Cubicles, Office Furniture Industry, Open Office Furniture

    The terms introvert and extrovert came about after World War I. Swiss psychiatrist Carl Jung first described extroversion as an "outward" libido, and introversion an "inward" libido. Jung's definition of libido is quite different than that of Sigmund Freud's. The latter's theories centered around sexual gratification, whereas Jung's "libido" referred to any and all factors that motivated people to do things.

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    Bay Area experiencing increase in catalytic converter thefts

    Posted on 7th Mar 2020 in Office Culture

    The San Francisco Bay Area always ranks in the top ten for commute times. Commuters spend approximately three work weeks, or about 116 hours, per year in traffic, according to a 2019 Money Crashers analysis. Some workers have the luxury of on-site parking garages or lots with security. But others use park-and-ride facilities or public, unattended parking lots. The latter are breeding grounds for an growing problem in the Bay Area.

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    Benefits of height-adjustable desks in your office

    Posted on 3rd Mar 2020 in Office Desks, Standing Desks

    The National Center for Health Statistics estimates that nearly 40% of Americans are obese, with about 32% being severely obese. Approximately 31 million Americans suffer from diabetes, according to the Diabetes Research Institute. Unhealthy lifestyles are the primary culprits for both of these conditions. But there are also a large number of Americans who sit in front of a computer for eight hours per day, five days per week.

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