Category Archives: Interaction

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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“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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Don’t be embarrassed – we are all sales people

Whatever your role is, at some time you will need to employ selling skills. Whether it is in the traditional sense of selling a product or service, or whether you are selling a concept or idea to colleagues. So, I … Continue reading

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Surveys – Do you a) Love them b) Hate them or c) Are you neutral?

Everywhere you turn there’s yet another survey. “How was your dining experience? Go online and get a glass of cheap sparkling wine if you take part in our survey” ….. “Thanks for using our washroom facilities today, please press the … Continue reading

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