Kerri Olson is like many others who spend their days working in an office. She enjoys her work, but found herself feeling rather stiff and sore after long hours seated at her desk. Kerri explains "It took a toll on my back and neck. I had so much back pain."
Kerri decided to get a new sit-stand desk from Fitneff. The Elevate DesktopTM DT4 that Kerri is now using attaches to the rear of her desk. The desk features include:
Kerri began to feel the benefits of her new desk immediately. It quite literally changed the way she works. The Elevate DesktopTM DT4 sit-stand desk allows her to easily move from sitting to standing, and then back to sitting again when she is ready. No longer does Kerri need to remain seated to complete her work at her desk. "Because it is super easy, I can move between sitting and standing."
Kerri often deals with clients who often visit her work station. Thanks to the flexible arm, she can simply move her monitor from left and right to allow her to reference something on her screen with clients standing on the other side of her desk wall, without having to invite them into her private work station. "It is great because my desk is high," says Kerri. "I can lift it up and turn it to face customers on the other side of the desk."
These days, Kerri is feeling better both physically and emotionally. After she started working on her new desk, Kerri explains, "I felt so much better. I felt happier. I left work every day with more energy. I felt happier being at work, and then had more energy to do the things I wanted to do after work. It has translated into other parts of my life. Now, looking back, I am just so happy with this change. I wish I had done it so much sooner. I'm happy!"
Watch Kerri tell her story in her own words.
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About Heather Lielmanis
Heather Lielmanis is the VP of Business Development at Fitneff Inc. Fitneff is dedicated to providing innovative products and solutions that help busy people make their productive time more active. Fitneff offers a full suite of walking desks, sit-stand desks and active accessories that allow you to incorporate movement into your work day.
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Today, on International Women’s Day, I have chosen to profile Laurel Walzak, the female co-founder of Fitneff Inc. Laurel has been successful in so many areas of her career - first as a trailblazer in the sports business industry, then as an entrepreneur and most recently as an Assistant Professor of Sports Media at Ryerson University.
Laurel also spends a great deal of her time and energy outside the office in efforts to advance the careers of young women who are making their start. I asked Laurel some important questions about the role of women in business, and the role that she plays in advocating for other women in her life.