Feng Shui Your Office For Business Success
to the Kauffman Foundation, an organization devoted to
entrepreneurship, 2009 was the biggest year for start-up companies to
date, surpassing even 1999 and 2000, the years of the Internet boom.
According to the study, 558,000 new businesses launched per month in
Has the economy and job loss made you take a second look
at what you're doing and helped you decide to start your own business?
Has losing your job or a need for a second income been the push you
needed to begin following your true life purpose and doing what you
If you've just started a business, or are looking
to grow your business, here are four easy steps you can take to using
Feng Shui for the office that will encourage your success.
Feng Shui for the Office, Step 1
Place yourself in the command position. In a Feng Shui office, your
seat should always be in the command position. You should be facing the
door, but not directly in line with the door. Sitting in line with the
door may cause you undue stress. If possible, have your back against a
Feng Shui for the Office, Step 2.
Set goals for your business and empower related sections of the Ba Gua
If you're an author, you may wish to empower the creativity trigram of
your office. On the other hand, a public relations professional who's
gone freelance may be more concerned about the fame and recognition
trigram, which would benefit the PR firm and its clients.
Decide what is most important to you for business success and then apply one of the nine basic Feng Shui cures
to that section of the Ba Gua in the room.
Feng Shui for the Office, Step 3.
Keep your wealth corner clean. Pay close attention to the Feng Shui
in this area of your office. In Feng Shui, the wealth corner is the back
left corner of a room when you are standing in the doorway looking in.
Since the main purpose of most businesses is to make money, you want to
make sure this area is clean and filled with good chi. Live plants or
water elements such as flowing fountains can empower this corner for
Feng Shui for the Office, Step 4.
Ask yourself: “What does my office say about me and my business?”
Finally, look around your office and see what “stories” the items tell.
Do they predict success? Does your office show that you take pride in
your business and your surroundings, or are you stuck in a corner of
your home with piles of papers on a makeshift desk, that says you're not
taking your new business very seriously?
Just as you write your
business plan with your objectives laid out clearly, you should design
your office mindfully, knowing that each item has a purpose and a place.
You can use Feng Shui for the office in a number of ways to pave your
path to success.