Guest post by Ian Baker, Head of Workplace Consulting, EMCOR UK "People are crazy and times are strange,I'm locked in tight, I'm out of range,I used to care, but things have changed."(Bob Dylan - Things Have Changed, 2000) Just before this current situation got ‘very real’ I read that when we look back on major … Continue reading Thoughts on Covid-19: Things Have Changed
Guest post by Francisco Vazquez, 3g Smart Group and Workplace Trends Iberia COVID-19 has not only put our healthcare system in tension, but has also come to question the traditional model of face-to-face work that exists in most companies. The pandemic we are experiencing has made telework the new normal for millions of people and it is foreseeable that … Continue reading Thoughts on Covid-19: Workplace Design Challenges Post COVID-19
Guest post by Craig Knight, Identity Reaization “I might have known,” said Eeyore. “After all, one can’t complain. I have my friends. Somebody spoke to me only yesterday. And was it last week or the week before that Rabbit bumped into me and said ‘Bother!’. The Social Round. Always something going on.”(A.A.Milne) There are rather … Continue reading Thoughts on Covid-19: The path to workplace emancipation, well-being and profit.
Way back in 2012 we were privileged to welcome Nic Marks to our stage to speak on "How (and why) happiness works as a business model".He has since become a TED speaker, and is one of the most sought after presenters in the arena of happiness and productivity at work. Here's our recording of his … Continue reading “In the modern workplace, Friday is the happiest day of the week”
On the day when schools close for what may to working parents, seem like an eternity, I wanted to share with you my experience of 20 years working from home. Over those years we raised two boys (now 17 and 21) and most of the time I've been able to retain my sanity, keep work … Continue reading Working From Home – Top 10 Tips