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Reimagining the Office

Reimagining the Office

”What’s the purpose of the office?” that is a question I’ve been asking many people in recent years – not ever imagining that the future of offices would be the most hotly debated topic in 2020. Current circumstances have certainly thrown a massive spotlight on...
Should we change the chain?

Should we change the chain?

Back on the chain gang – the return to the office The Economist Bartelby article of August 1st – ‘Back on the Chain Gang’ struck a chord as we consider our return to the office. Rather than just face trade-offs, I wonder if now is the time to think about...
Working From Home and the Eternal Triangle

Working From Home and the Eternal Triangle

are we only seeing part of the picture? Covid-19 has unleashed a great deal of interest in remote working, now known to all and sundry by the snappier three-letter acronym, WFH. What I find particularly fascinating is that the mainstream press has now latched on to...
Time To Think?

Time To Think?

As we tried to get a grip on living in isolation over the Easter period, I don’t believe phrases such as – “in times like this” make sense.   Our world is undergoing a challenge which is unprecedented, one that is exacting a huge and painful human toll...

Reflections on How the Economist sees our world of Corporate Offices.

Source: The Economist 28 Sept 2019 Surely a sign of the times is when a mainstream publication such as the venerable Economist would devote not one, but three items on the Workplace sector? In their September 28th issue they discussed the profound changes regarding...