Category Archives: Flexible Working

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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Social Capital in the Workplace – a report from an event held at St. George’s House, Windsor Castle

Written by Brian  Barry – Sponsored by Herman Miller INTRODUCTION The focus of this consultation was to explore the role and importance of Social Capital in the workplace, and to consider the factors that support as well as hinder its … 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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‘Chance favours the prepared mind’

One of Herman Miller’s most recent pieces of research is entitled ‘Scenarios 2018’. Scenario planning is something that we often do in our private lives, where we imagine a series of ‘what ifs’ and create scenarios in our minds of … 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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