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Let there be office plants

By Sarah

For our March edition of Inspiration Day, we headed off on an office plant buying mission to Starke Ayres in Rosebank.

If you’ve never been to this nursery, you should change that – it’s such a lovely place. So is their tea room.

We began choosing a mixture of hanging plants and larger pot plants. Goal: office jungle on a budget.READ MORE

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Desk habits

By Carla

Sitting at a desk all day is not healthy, but something that’s a reality for most of us. We’ve compiled a few tips to help keep your body happy.

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Fostering a culture of continuous learning

By Liz

We’re part of a world that continuously pushes us to become better at what we do. But to do that we need to upskill ourselves. For many of us, taking time at the office to learn something new sounds like a scenario you would only encounter if you worked in Silicon Valley. But that’s simply not true.

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How to deal with a bad day at work

By Alex

I love my job, but that doesn’t mean that every day isn’t irritation-free. Anything ranging from bouncing emails, negative client feedback or the internet conking out can completely ruin your day.

You also can’t always separate your work and home life, which means that you could behave like a chop in the office because your washing machine is broken – again. This year Pomegranite has started a weekly catch up session called “What’s your vibe?” (because Cape Town). It’s very informal and provides us with a space to share both good and bad things that are happening in our week. Very often just letting your team know what’s going on with a project you’re working on can fix a bad day at work. But if that’s not enough, here are some of our favourite things to do to de-stress.READ MORE