When in business, the key goal is to achieve your set objectives and make a profit. In order to do so, you have to invest in both the business and the people who are working with you to achieve the common goal. Proper office management is vital to ensure that the office is run in the best manner. The welfare of your staff should be one of the key aspects, since a happy person is bound to give you better results than a disgruntled one. Treat them with the respect, listen to their woes and assist where possible and most of all, make the office a conducive working place, this can be by both physical and logical. Ensure that communication channels are always open and that they are free to handle their business as long as they adhere to the office rules and regulations. The physical environment also plays a huge role. Make sure that the facilities are maintained well and any repairs are carried out promptly. The walls should be painted with colors that affect emotions positively. Renovate any dilapidated rooms, repaint peeled out and dull walls, and ensure that the office is conducive to work in. General cleanliness should be observed for hygiene purposes.