Forget caffeine and green power smoothies; let’s discuss napping at the office as a way to boost energy, productivity, and alertness. As companies try to entice and retain top talent, amenities can become a swaying point. One increasingly popular amenity is offering employees places to grab a quick power nap lasting 20-30 minutes. The most loved stat floating around on this topic is NASA’s study showing that napping for 26 minutes can boost productivity by…

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When our workdays get busy, it can be hard to integrate health and recreational activities into our work life. The Marketing department reached out to our Director of Company Life, Lila Tocci, to find what she has been doing to help integrate health into the workplace and how Tocci makes it successful.

“In some respects my goal to ‘guide company life to promote a culture that drives operational excellence’ is just a matter of…

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The Weekend Nibbler


As we find ourselves at the end of another week, we’d like to share a few things to nibble on while you are weekending. Whether you’re out and about or relaxing at home, make it count! Like our articles this week? Share the Nibbler with your colleagues, friends, and family. Or post a comment or send us a tweet, we’d love to hear from you. Happy Reading!

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As cities become more densely populated, space is at an all time premium. The latest trend in urban development is the micro-apartments, which meet your essential needs but not much more. With the micro philosophy comes the challenge of finding innovative ways to maximize the limited space. Since these are mostly studio apartments partitioning plays a key role in defining spaces. Popular ways to create a partition is with the use of furniture, curtains or…

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Tocci’s Cost Engineering interns headed out of the office last Friday for a jobsite walk-through at Brookside Square in West Concord, MA. This project is a mixed-use development with 74 apartments with commercial space on the ground level. Getting out of the office offers interns many new learning opportunities that they otherwise might not learn in a classroom or office setting. We checked in with our interns to get some feedback on what they liked…

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