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When embarking on the planning process for your workspace, it’s crucial to prioritize the design of your office space from the very beginning. This initial focus on office design sets the foundation for a productive, comfortable, and aesthetically pleasing environment that can greatly impact your team’s efficiency and overall well-being. From layout and furniture choices to lighting and decor, thoughtful design choices can create a workspace that inspires creativity, fosters collaboration, and ultimately contributes to the success of your organization. So, here are some things to consider:

  1. Does the workspace foster engagement?

  2. Does the space create visual management where the team can solve problems together?

  3. Are signs intentionally placed to support scheduling, safety, and quality systems?

  4. Does your trailer have the following items?

  • Remarkable conference rooms

  • A reception area

  • A permitting wall

  • A family wall showing pictures of the team and family

  • A right to know area

  • A virtual plan table and dashboard

  • Space for your trade partners to co-locate

  • A planning area for the last planner system

  • A dedicated orientation area

  • Lunchrooms for the workers

  • Bathrooms built for the workers


Does the trailer look, smell, and sound the way you want to create the culture you want?

Here is what you can do:

  1. Design your trailers first.

  2. Ask yourself how you want people to feel.

  3. Ask yourself what you want people to know.

  4. Ask yourself what interactions and engagement you want to take place naturally.

Ultimately, we all need four things to be successful:

  1. A place to work

  2. Tools & equipment

  3. Training

  4. The time to do our work

The companies and leaders that invest in their office spaces, will be better suited to create dynamic cultures, creative and engaging spaces, and teams that want to work at 100% capacity.

If you want to learn more we have:

-Takt Virtual Training: (Click here)
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-Listen to the Elevate Construction podcast: (Click here) 
-Check out our training programs and certifications: (Click here)
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Discover Jason’s Expertise:

Meet Jason Schroeder, the driving force behind Elevate Construction IST. As the company’s owner and principal consultant, he’s dedicated to taking construction to new heights. With a wealth of industry experience, he’s crafted the Field Engineer Boot Camp and Superintendent Boot Camp – intensive training programs engineered to cultivate top-tier leaders capable of steering their teams towards success. Jason’s vision? To expand his training initiatives across the nation, empowering construction firms to soar to unprecedented levels of excellence.

On we go!