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“[Working with Transformed Teams] has been unbelievable… From the high level, big picture thinking right down to the detail of choosing the right types of furniture. I would highly recommend working with [them].” Caroline Palmer, Project Manager Mobility Project, Department of Corrections

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The fastest way to erode the benefits of an agile workspace

https://youtu.be/5n7IOmd-d5I You have the technology to support flexible work styles – everyone is laptop- and mobile device-enabled. You might even be the visible sponsor, the ‘poster child’, for flexible and ‘new’ ways of working.  You want the benefits of agile or ‘Activity Based Working’:  Massive space consolidation Individual and group productivity  Flexibility in your ‘stack’

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The secret to productive workspace design

Workplaces that are a poor fit to the nature of the work create unproductive people. That makes a bad workplace fit an organisational issue that affects productivity.  On the other hand, research has clearly shown that workplace satisfaction is strongly correlated with performance.  Workplace Strategists align your workplace with your business strategy. They design an

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The dollar impact of a poor workplace experience

“People adapt – but if they’re going to be disrupted by a workplace change, we can’t help that.”  I can see this way of thinking. It’s the point of view that people can be difficult and they can behave in ways that aren’t helpful – you wouldn’t be alive if you haven’t experienced an unhelpful,

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We created an ABW environment with 35% fewer desks

It seems that the workspaces we inherited from 2019 no longer suit the work style of many organisations and businesses. As a result, People aren’t coming into the office, there are complaints about lack of meeting rooms and new ways of working aren’t working. The client’s challenge This large employer with city offices in Auckland

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What replaces the water cooler in a hybrid team?

Prominent leaders are concerned about the impact of remote working on their team culture: “Maybe we are burning some of the social capital we built up,”  said Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella last year. Closer to home, I hear a consistent comment from leaders and their teams about a major downside of remote working – they

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Decent work, worth striving for

Having a bad day? You’re not alone. Seven out of ten of your peers are also having a bad day at work.  In my life, I can think of at least three times when an accumulation of bad days has started me re-considering my commitment to my employer.  You start thinking “Is it worth all

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This is why a large government employer decided to work with us

https://youtu.be/ggMOBiSE4AM Leaders now have an opportunity to redesign their workplace to suit a new way of working.  It’s also clear that if leaders don’t face this challenge they will see productivity challenges and empty offices.  One of our current clients came to us because their current workspace felt like an expensive waste of resources –

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What employers are saying right now about their workplace challenges

https://youtu.be/dFFNPfOe6RY Listening to CEOs and business owners, we are hearing that new ways of working have brought in some workplace issues.  One of the biggest challenges CEOs are facing at the moment is the variety of ways that staff work. The situation is no longer simple. People have different needs and their work situation is

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Another year like this won’t do

Will this year be like last year? At the end of 2020 you probably heard this so often – “Hopefully it will be a better year next year”. So as 2021 has kicked off, people everywhere are anticipating a return to some sort of normal.  However in late January this year Telstra CEO Andy Penn

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This client wanted a collaborative workplace

https://youtu.be/p8U_L2rPwfw In 2021, employers are seriously rethinking their workplace strategy. I am hearing it everywhere.  There is a costly inconsistency between newly mobile, remote, flexibly working teams and the current fixed, inflexible office spaces that many employers find themselves in.  People are coming into the office and finding it half empty, and less fit for

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Workplace wellbeing hack for challenging circumstances

https://youtu.be/PO4O_EEkOMw Conditions in our teams can sometimes add to our negative stress. You might be in a difficult season or have a tricky personality in the team. There could be a clear misalignment. Perhaps you need to make a major strategic shift and you’re concerned about the impact on the team. Perhaps your team members

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Behind the scenes at Transformed Teams

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HJ-abfLP_GE&t=22s Hi, my name is Nina Fountain and I am the Founder and Workplace Strategist at Transformed Teams.  I have never done an ‘insider tour’, so it seems like it was about time.  Our global team We have an amazing global team, we work internationally between the USA, New Zealand and recently the UK. And

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Not all workplace transformation specialists are alike

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ss2HFZwcZOY&feature=youtu.be If you are looking to create a workplace that is a cut above, you need to know the role of a Workplace Strategist. Not all Workplace Strategists are created equal. What is a Workplace Strategist? 2020 and beyond is the time of the Workplace Strategist. This person brings together insights across property, technology and

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Remember these keys to success when reconfiguring your office space

https://youtu.be/lz8mYfrVUEg Many large employers are reconsidering the physical layout and features of their office space. People have shown that working from home can be more productive, so why would we dampen that productivity? Why wouldn’t we instead make it easier to use the office for collaboration, and the home office for concentration?  The Harvard Business

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