Are we remote? Are we hybrid? What does it all mean?

Are we remote? Are we hybrid? What does it all mean? Confused some people maybe with terminology flying around and arguments for and against each of them. Human nature is to be wary of change and therefore suddenly thrusting all this upon people is naturally going to make people nervous and uneasy. It’s all understandable. Continue reading “Are we remote? Are we hybrid? What does it all mean?”

Changes are coming to commercial real estate!

Recently Euan received a Cadburys Creme Egg – I remember when you only got them at Easter yet here we are in November!. The first thing that came to my mind was “how do you eat yours?” which is a broad question you can adapt to thinking about where we work “where do you doContinue reading “Changes are coming to commercial real estate!”

What does #futureofwork look like for your organisation?

It’s now October 2021. The pandemic commenced early 2020. It’s been a long time really! It may also be a long time until organisations settle on what will work best for them going forward. Large or small, there is a need to determine what works best for business AND the employees. We’re all in thisContinue reading “What does #futureofwork look like for your organisation?”

The opportunity of a lifetime to rebase skills has commenced

The built environment. From constructing to landlord and beyond. They are responsible for where we live, work, play and learn. But is it an industry that people actually want to be part of? In a world where social responsibility is driving a lot of decisions and a strong focus on sustainability it is time toContinue reading “The opportunity of a lifetime to rebase skills has commenced”

An agile workforce needs an agile office

The future of the office. It has a future but what is it? With an even more agile workforce and technology enabling significant elements of work to be performed wherever and whenever – there is a need to rethink our offices.  Agility seems to be becoming a keyword. An agile workforce has large benefits andContinue reading “An agile workforce needs an agile office”

How do you create an office you want to visit?

Weekends feel like weekends again. Time to reflect yet also feeling incredibly busy with the family. Just how I like it. Although I have recently been writing more about not going to the office. I thought it made sense to write a little around how the office may be in the future. How do youContinue reading “How do you create an office you want to visit?”

The caterpillar office is about to spread its wings and fly! 

The transformation of the office has been ongoing for a number of years. We just haven’t really noticed the slight tweaks here and there. It’s more noticeable when you compare recent builds to those from a few decades ago. The transformation now though is ramping up. The office needs to become a destination for people.Continue reading “The caterpillar office is about to spread its wings and fly! “

Podcasts, pride and a spot of gardening!

Some weeks are quiet. Some weeks you don’t feel like you stop. My week was the latter! But two things really stand out from my week. To start the week, a shout out from Samantha McClary on the EG Sunday podcast. I think my love of real estate podcasts is obviously becoming wide knowledge! SeriouslyContinue reading “Podcasts, pride and a spot of gardening!”

Making home working a success

Working at home can be a positive experience. You just need to make sure you are prepared.  With more people working remotely, you need to think about how you create an environment that allows this time spent to be productive. Remote working is a part of the future way of working and therefore we needContinue reading “Making home working a success”