So you’ve got the new promotion, the corner office–even your own secretary. You get in your first day on the new job, shut the door, slouch into your gorgeous leather chair, and notice that it feels like it’s been stuffed with cinder blocks.
You hunt around and the only other chair is that old pink tweed and plastic one that everyone else has. But man, is it comfortable. So you’ve got your new office with a fichus plant, a fish tank, and an ugly tweed chair that even the 70’s kicked out. Don’t feel very powerful anymore?
You don’t have to be torn between the two extremes: you can combine the hip and the comfy without having to dig in the broom closet, letting you relax and make those big decisions in stride. Here are a few models you can lay into: