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Rising to dizzy heights!

Rising to dizzy heights!

Does smart working require a smart building? An interesting question, which was brought into focus by my visit to BT Tower in January. I was there to celebrate the achievements of a smart working initiative – the TW3 awards. As I stood in the high-speed lifts that...
Street Wisdom – some reflections

Street Wisdom – some reflections

A stroll to clear my head or a wander to gather my thoughts has featured in my life for as long as I can remember. However, it’s difficult to do this in a busy city like London. When my friend David Pearl introduced me to Street Wisdom it seemed to me to be the...

Starting to notice buildings – guest blog

This blog is the work of a millennial! Ciara is starting her career and knows very little about work, the workplace or the workforce.  She has agreed to join the Beyond the Workplace Big Conversation to learn more about the topic and to provide her views on life,...

Getting back into the groove

With the summer holidays now well and truly behind us, a new school term underway and the evenings starting to draw in, it’s time to get back to blogging. Taking a holiday in August, from blogging and a number of other activities, was part of an experiment to see what...
Taking to the Streets

Taking to the Streets

Beyond the Workplace took its first major step on Thursday with over 50 people meeting in Trafalgar Square to experience Street Wisdom, kickstarting the Big Conversation in earnest. For most, it was a completely different experience and for some it provided remarkable...

Beyond the Workplace is taking to the streets!

  Beyond the Workplace is designed to be different and disruptive, and our first event in London next week will embody this. When it comes to the changing nature of work and workplaces, central to what we wish to achieve is drawing the multitude of little voices...