Category Archives: Mobility

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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‘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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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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Psychology of Collaboration Spaces – Research and Survey

Herman Miller is currently sponsoring the next stage of Research into the Psychology of Collaboration Spaces, being carried out by Dr Nigel Oseland of Workplace Unlimited The key methodology is an on-line survey. The survey determines your personality profile and … Continue reading

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By seeing London, I have seen as much of life as the world can show – Samuel Johnson

So much is written about offices, all of it adding to the rich debate around the workplace challenges facing todays designers and workplace providers. However, I would like talk about what goes on outside those buildings,  and specifically what is … Continue reading

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Those were the days my friend

I am continuing my journey through my working life and recalling some of the technologies encountered along the way. Or to be precise, here I will be sharing about the lack of technology and how we managed before it all … Continue reading

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Instant Messaging is nothing new – it was alive and well in 1978

After spending a life changing year doing voluntary work I settled in a small new town in the North East of England called Peterlee. This was 1978, the year I got married – and my wife was the reason I … Continue reading

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