FOR WORK LACE
Feng Shui for
your work place
the commercial streets, we can categorise businesses
into two classes: trading points (shops) and corporate
space (offices). In trading businesses, the concern is
aimed more at attracting and having more customers come
through the door. In the office world, while we
definitely want an attractive office, the concern is
more with the productivity of both employers and
businesses could refer to anybody. Bulk agencies, shops,
stores, restaurants, galleries and malls; all want to
attract customers. This is so relative that while one
establishment might be very successful, while another
right next to it struggles. You might even think about
the infamous "dead corners" - places where it
seems that every business that starts there dies in 6-12
months, and another starts.
For a shop
especially there are many considerations, in view of
daily direct transactions. The front door needs to be in
`prosperous' positioning. Pantry and lavatory facilities
need to be in the right energy field. Most importantly,
the building itself needs to be an `optimal' one for
making and keeping money as well as the perfect one for
commercial office, the environment scores over
positioning - one that helps people be more happy and
productive in their work. The `facing' of the desks,
wall colours, lighting, departmental positioning need to
be sorted out with the correct Feng Shui, taking into
consideration the nature of business.
enables you to calculate the energies of the building
and recommend remedies for the problems that might exist
- both before and after you are in a building or space.
Your office is
your resource base. The energy patterns surrounding it
have an important influence on your entire life and your
financial well-being. Many offices are being built close
to a street. Streets are major conduits and the adverse
energies as a result must be taken into consideration. A
Feng Shui Auditor is able to determine what remedies are
necessary to redirect those negative energies.
The balance of
both interior and exterior spaces is one of the keys to
a positive cash environment. The placement of
landscaping and other exterior features is one way how
this balance is achieved.
audits are performed for any type of building and should
be scheduled preferably prior to beginning the works.
Here is a brief problem and solution memorandum about
office arrangements. Try to work it out, till we meet
next and talk about enhancing the environment and 'feel'
of the office, at length.
see the room's entrance door by merely looking up from
your computer screen.
- Move your PC
sideways so that you can view the door in a right angle.
If you still can't, mount a convex mirror onto the side
of your computer, as to view the doorway.
A heating or
air-conditioning duct is above your chair.
- Redirect the
air currents off yourself. If you can't, mount a panel
or a pennant below the duct, to direct it away from your
contains a tall piece of furniture within your line of
- Move it. High
objects looming over you can have an undesirable effect
on you. They deplete your confidence and feeling of
well-being. Less furniture and fixtures encourage free
roaming of Chi.
A desk lamp
is positioned on the side of your dominant hand while
you face the computer.
- A light on
the same side as your dominant hand, casts a shadow over
your assignments. Thus your ability to concentrate comes
under strain. Over time, even a small annoyance can sap
see outside while sitting at your computer.
- If you have
no windows, or you work at night, hang a scenic picture
of natural exteriors within easy view or put a potted
plant in the vicinity. As your eye appreciates it
occasionally, your soul shall appreciate the work.
computer is next to the door.
- Move it or
hang a plant or a dividing screen, in between. If that
can't be done, keep the door closed and dangle a Chinese
bell over it.
have kinetic or energetic (continuously mobile) objects
in your office.
- Keep the
windows open so as to let the air circulate causing some
motion. If you can't do this, keep a fan and some plants
or curtains with tassels. Such movement keeps you
Your desk is
against a wall shared by a bathroom.
- If you can't
move, mount a thick decorative wall-rug on the wall.
This shall prevent Chi flowing out.
is in an out-of-the-way or undesirable, dim-lit location.
- Use a high
wattage bulb to illuminate the approach to your office.
Paint the exteriors in a bright colour and decorate the
outside with plants and woodwork. This is very inviting
Feng Shui can create low stress, high productivity
environments for their employees while conveying an
atmosphere of quiet elegance for their customers.
invites you to the Wonderful World of Feng Shui
Engineer Rameshwar Prasad (B.Tech., M.Tech., P.G.D.C.A.,
P.G.D.M.) VAASTU INTERNATIONAL
49 C (Second Floor), Pocket- B, SFS
New Delhi - 110096,
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