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10 Tips On Creating More Agile Teams

April 24, 2017 Andrea Boshoff

Have you heard about the concept of building agile teams? These highly skilled units of workers, hand-picked for their unique talents, are let loose by their helpful and accommodating manager to do what they do best. These groups can work faster, respond to ever-changing work environments, have unparalleled cohesion, and are able to get their jobs done with minimal oversight and maximum autonomy. Sounds like a dream come true, right? The challenges facing many modern businesses require individuals who know how to evolve, but the right team doesn't just sprout up overnight. You've got to take a few steps to...


Posture problems? Improve yours by understanding the causes

March 29, 2017 Eleonore Chair

Without good posture, we can’t be physically fit Having good posture is as important as having a good diet, getting a good night's sleep, doing physical activities, having a social life... Good posture is a way of doing things better, with more energy, less anxiety and fatigue.  However, too many people suffer from bad posture and the pain caused by it… But GOOD NEWS, it's possible to improve posture at any age by understanding the causes of it. Where do unhealthy/Bad postures come from?  Poor posture can be developed because of accidents or falls. But bad posture can also develop...


Self-Test for Posture Problems

March 28, 2017 Eleonore Chair

These tips from StabilityAce allow you to self-test your posture: The Wall Test – Stand with the back of your head touching the wall and your heels six inches from the baseboard. With your buttocks touching the wall, check the distance with your hand between your lower back and the wall, and your neck and the wall. If you can get within an inch or two at the low back and two inches at the neck, you are close to having excellent posture. The Mirror Test (Front view) Stand facing a full length mirror and check to see if: Your shoulders...


New member of the team: What is happening behind the scenes of DeskStand?

February 20, 2017 Eleonore Chair

After a month in the DeskStand team, this is my experience: First of all, my name is Eléonore I am the new “happiness and community manager”. I’m from France, where the winter and cold reign now. What was a pleasure to arrive in this beautiful country and to be greeted warmly by a friendly work team. So, I’m going to tell you, what is happening behind the scenes of DeskStand: When I arrived downstairs, in the factory there was music, a lot of machines for the wood, workers worked very closely and and obviously there was a good smell of...


Keep Calm DeskStand is Hiring a Digital Marketing Intern

October 19, 2016 Ryan Roberts

Job Details:DeskStand™ is a Health Posture Leader that specialises in ergonomic products for the working environment. We design, manufacture and supply Sit-Stand, Standing Desks that are adjustable to suit various users needs. We are looking for a fun, highly creative, ambitious and driven individual to join our Cape Town office as a Digital Marketing Intern.The Role: The candidate will be responsible for supporting the DeskStand™ Marketing Department by contributing toward: Writing Blog posts and press releases Creating and posting Social Media and Mailchimp content Designing and creating various in-house marketing/graphic material Developing Facebook ADS which inline with our current marketing...

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