2. HOW SITTING IS KILLING YOU Low enzyme activity. Genes regulating glucose and fat shutdown cardiovascular disease > 8 hours a day = 40% higher risk of dying in the next three years than those who sit < 4 Insulin effectiveness and good cholesterol drop Electrical activity in leg muscles shuts off2!
3. WE SPEND OVER 2000HOURS SITTING ATWORK EACH YEAR3!
4. BUT WE’RE BECOMING BETTER @Facebook, 5-8 requests per week. Already 250 standers company-wide @AOL 10% of employees use standing desks @Google offers standing desks as part of wellness program4!
5. THOUGH OUR DESKS ARE NOT5!
6. NOR ARE THE ONES BEING MADE Price point, design, lacking added benefit Sales insight: Steelcase 4x, ERGO 3x “We’ve actually been somewhat blown away $1000 to $1500 by how fast they’re becoming accepted in the marketplace …It’s getting really popular. We’re seeing the product accepted by law firms, CPA firms, Government agencies.”6!
7. AND THERE’S HUGE DEMAND7!
8. THE TIMING IS RIGHT.THE OFFERINGS AREWRONG.AND PEOPLE WANT TOSTAND!8!
9. THE STAND! PODCOLLABORATIVE.FUNCTIONAL.SEXY.9!
10. OUR CONSUMER For the 21st century workplace Openness Flexibility Collaboration For 21st century firms Google, Facebook, Apple, Twitter Tech startups Co-working/creative spaces Forward thinking firms10!
11. REIMAGINING THE WORKPLACE CubeCollaborative SitStand StationaryMobile UniformUnique11!