Fashion is the biggest productivity killer. Yet, we follow it anyway

Further in our series of guest blogs by speakers and supporters of our up-coming Workplace Trends Autumn Conference in London: People, Place, Performance, HB Reavis' Michal Matloň has some observations on fashion in the workplace (no, not apparel). The urge to follow fashions is strongly ingrained in our nature. Imitation is one of the basic learning … Continue reading Fashion is the biggest productivity killer. Yet, we follow it anyway

Why Nature Matters

Continuing our series of guest blogs by speakers and supporters of our up-coming Workplace Trends Autumn Conference in London: People, Place, Performance, Vantage Spaces write about biophilia, health, wellbeing = business efficiency.  We know that the simplest things make a real difference. Walking into work to the smell of freshly ground coffee. Connecting with nature through … Continue reading Why Nature Matters

Retirees Aren’t Leaving Their Jobs, And Here’s Why

With almost a third of those over 60 still in the workforce, a new retirement age is on the cards. For those looking to enter the job market, they may have to compete with an older workforce for a position. But it’s not all about the money, those above retirement age are holding onto their jobs for other … Continue reading Retirees Aren’t Leaving Their Jobs, And Here’s Why

Biomimicry: Not Just Sharkskins and Honeycombs

In our series of guest blogs by speakers and supporters of our up-coming Workplace Trends Autumn Conference in London: People, Place, Performance, conference manager Maggie Procopi discusses biomimicry and biophilia, which have been engaging topics of discussion at recent conferences. Over recent years at our Workplace Trends Conferences we’ve been lucky enough to welcome Michael Pawlyn and later … Continue reading Biomimicry: Not Just Sharkskins and Honeycombs

Why You Should Know About Visual Ergonomics

Continuing our series of guest blogs by speakers and supporters of our up-coming Workplace Trends Autumn Conference in London: People, Place, Performance, Durable's Jonathan Brune introduces the concept of Visual Ergonomics. Mega-trends like increasing digitisation, individualisation and urbanisation are rapidly changing the way we work. For example, it is no longer necessary to work in … Continue reading Why You Should Know About Visual Ergonomics