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People, Place and Productivity – fresh perspectives?

People, Place and Productivity – fresh perspectives?

It all depends on how one looks at the situation is a question I constantly ask myself. As another year draws to a close and we weather the storms of uncertainty and volatility the workplace agenda has been a real eye-opener. It reinforced my view that apart from the...
BT tower revisited –  above the clouds of complexity

BT tower revisited –  above the clouds of complexity

  158m above the streets of London gives one a pretty decent view of one of the most interesting cities in the world. Especially on a clear November night enjoying the views from the revolving dining room on the 34th storey. An opportunity to visit this iconic bit of...
Letter  to the edge #4 –  ramblings from an up-side-down colony

Letter to the edge #4 – ramblings from an up-side-down colony

Dear Steve Thanks for agreeing to be my workplace pen pal it will be interesting to see where our conversations take us.  It was really nice to get your response and I have included it in my reply as other readers may be curious. It seems to me that your response...
Letter to the edge #3 – the wood from the trees

Letter to the edge #3 – the wood from the trees

Reflecting on the insights gleaned from my participation in the recent Smart Working Summit reminded me of the great session we had together in Melbourne last June. Although separated by 10,000+ miles its remarkable how many similarities exists when it comes to...
Coalition of the Convinced – A new dawn?

Coalition of the Convinced – A new dawn?

London, 200 Aldersgate, Wednesday 5th October, something special was born as a spin off from the Smart Working Summit – a diverse group of people found common purpose.  We concluded that we could all benefit from setting aside our silos and building bridges to new,...
Letter to the Edge #2

Letter to the Edge #2

“I’ve never worked anywhere quite like ViBE. It has certainly made me appreciate the impact the physical workspace can have over attitude, health, creativity and productivity ”  –  thanks to Chris O’ Connor from city of Casey for this very interesting take on...