Category Archives: Collaboration

It’s not you …. it’s me

Oh Technology – we became so close. We were inseparable. We just couldn’t let each other go. We needed each other. We fulfilled each other. Then, it all went wrong. I’m sure it’s not you … it’s me. 30 minutes … Continue reading

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For I have seen the future….

For I have seen the future of the workplace – are you prepared? It is about: Being together and being alone Being connected and staying out of reach Working where there is a buzz and working in silence Working with … Continue reading

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Set the Bar High

Achievement is a fundamental human need that affects performance, productivity, innovation, and retention at work. The drive for achievement can contribute to economic growth. Challenge is a prerequisite for a feeling of achievement; the right tools and support can ignite … Continue reading

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“We feel before we think”

This is one of 6 provocations used by Herman Miller to help people think about “The Living Office”. We take cues from the environment as well as other people and this then informs how we feel and in turn how … Continue reading

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Social Capital in the Workplace

It was a crisp cold winter’s day as I arrived at Windsor Castle for what turned out to be one of the most inspiring business events I have ever been involved in. As I parked my car in the castle … Continue reading

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A facility based on change – a few more thoughts

I have quoted from this book before, but every time I read it, I find something new and inspiring. This book was written in 1968 by Robert Propst when Herman Miller launched Action Office. I found these 2 quotes today, … Continue reading

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Solitaire’s the only game in town

Well, actually in my view it’s not. Whether you consider yourself a loner, an introvert, or a sole practitioner, it is very rare  in today’s world that you will actually work all alone, all the time. Whether virtual or real, … Continue reading

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