The science is in.
Sitting down is bad for you.
Sitting down all day - which is what most office workers do - is 'the new smoking'. Recent health study after health study have shown that too much sitting down can lead to:
But I think sitting down has a negative business impact that is not explored in these health studies. I think that teams who sit down too much are less creative too.
Do I have any scientific evidence for this? No. But I can tell you about my experience working on innovation projects...