Smart spaces & places

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#TWPC We’re off!!

#TWPC We’re off!!

After many months of deliberating and planning, The Workplace Conversation is off and running. Our dream is to engage with as many people as possible to make a difference. It’s not just to talk about workplace issues, but to generate real actions as to how to help us...
Time to think?

Time to think?

For me, 2014 has been fast-moving, changing and challenging – especially in the last three months. Where has the year gone? Why did I not have time to reflect and post some blogs? As we approach the Christmas break, I’ve taken time out to stand back and think...
Beyond the Workplace – its taking shape

Beyond the Workplace – its taking shape

Since my 30th May update on Beyond the Workplace (#BtWC) the last twelve days have been a bit like the twelve days of Christmas each one bringing exciting and ever increasing developments! I thought about trying to put everything that has happened into verse but that...

Business and Workplace – lots to do!

What links, if any, exist between Business and the UK’s Property/Workplace sector? Last week, I had the opportunity to discuss this with James Max, broadcaster and media commentator, who, like me, started life as a chartered surveyor. Given his early career at DTZ,...

Facility Management – Quo Vadis?

Who are the enablers of today’s smart workspaces and what does the future hold for them?  Recently, I contributed to a discussion forum on the value of Facility Management (FM). As the sole spokesperson for the consumer, I had the opportunity to express my views in...

Time to change the game-plan?

Could we be approaching a tipping-point in workplace strategy? Last Friday, I spent the day listening to world famous speaker, Gary Hamel, as he shared ideas about reinventing the way we manage organisations. The key take away for me was the observation that there is...