Category Archives: Workplace

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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Robert Propst – A guest blogger!

I have been reading a piece of work written by Robert Propst, the designer of Herman Miller’s Action Office. I wanted to share some of the insightful thinking expounded in his book, “The office, A facility based on change” As you read … Continue reading

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Hard work – really?

I keep reading articles about Royal family members and children of the rich and famous talking about how hard they work. Hard work – really? Do they even know what hard work really is. In  fact, do I even know … 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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