Tag Archives: Resistance

Turn the Beef Around

An example of how a change in workplace strategy benefits people, place and budget and can be quite different to people’s perceptions. A long time ago in a galaxy campus far, far away….we broke the mould. In a rather traditional … Continue reading

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Creature Comforts

Changing ways of working is about changing the mindset, adopting new tools and finding ways of what works for the individual. I love caddisfly larvae.  This is probably down to reading Charles Kingsley’s ‘The Water Babies’ back in my dim … Continue reading

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Plan B

Encouraging flexibility in creatures of habit (the end user). When we start messing with people’s work spaces, we start messing with their heads. There’s no other way around it, and it has to be acknowledged. This is why workplace is … Continue reading

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How Workplace Change is Like a Novel.

How you engage will impact the acceptance of change – it’s all about how you tell the story. Long ago and far away I had a boss whose mantra was ‘Do it right, do it once’. This is critical within … Continue reading

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Bob and the Auditors

To resist change effectively, you need tactics and insider knowledge…. We battle-weary commuters come to know the patterns of our rush-hour comrades, not least because they mimic our own, right down to seat preference; anything over a year of taking (nearly) … Continue reading

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What’s it All About, Alfie?

Where I aim to make the language of work space, and fork force, trends more accessible. Daily I talk about subjects that cause many a furrowed brow. Subjects like Incubators, Accelerators, Millennials, touchdown, free address, five generations….  These are subjects that … Continue reading

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1:1 desking = one desk:one person = Me:Worth

How we view our desk has a direct correlation to how we view our ‘place’. The chances are, if you’re reading this at work, you’re at your desk. That would be ‘your’ desk, allocated to you. And there are lots … Continue reading

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