MBA1125 Q&A Wednesday: I heard you use a standing desk? What are the benefits?
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It’s time to take a stand! The health and productivity drawbacks of sitting all day at work are well-documented. As people in every business look for ways to work healthier and more effectively, the standing desk has become all the rage. As entrepreneurs, we have the privilege of being able to design our own workspaces. Freed from the cubicle, more and more of us are choosing to work on our feet, and the benefits are undeniable — but it’s not all rainbows and unicorns. The standing desk, like all things, has its own drawbacks. Today, we discuss the ups, the downs, and the adjustments you’ll have to make if you decide to get off your derriere. We’ve worked 8 hours a day at standing desks for over 4 years now, and we’ve experienced the physical and professional benefits. We’ve also experienced the unpleasant parts, and found ways to modify our setup. Get more done, and improve your health. Click Play!