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We created an ABW environment with 35% fewer desks

https://youtu.be/LsDr3H6mhy8 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

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What replaces the water cooler in a hybrid team?

https://youtu.be/LUwnrXqOQG8 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 –

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Decent work, worth striving for

https://youtu.be/ks0yiYYS6uo 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

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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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