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Open plan offices - a pleasure or a pain?

From an organisation’s point of view, open plan offices have lower a carbon footprint than private offices and they’re cheap. They can be cheap and nasty or cheap and reasonably pleasant, depending on how much the organisation is willing to pay for the comfort and productivity of their employees. 396 more words

Promoting Team Effectiveness

Creature Feature

I am currently researching the case of an elusive Creature’s peculiar behavior. I have taken a particular liking to said Ceature’s charms, smile, looks, wit, and demeanor. 1,394 more words

Renewing Our Belief in the Power of People ~ Reprise

I feel the capacity to care is the thing which gives life its deepest significance.” Pablo Casals


The more I see others from my heart and not my judgment, the more compassion I have for my fellow human beings.   1,391 more words


Is it ever OK to lie to a customer?

If you’re like me, probably your first instinct is to say, ‘NO!’ But read on. I will tell you a true tale.

A couple of weeks ago, I popped into the Health Food shop to buy one of those little sticks of salt that you use as a deodorant. 274 more words

Workplace Relationships

Friendships Born from Work

Several years ago I met regularly with a group of business executives in São Paulo for monthly discussions about The Meaning of Work, one of the books in our series titled the… 242 more words


What Can We Learn from the Starbucks Campaign?

Last month, Starbucks generated considerable online discussion and media coverage of its move to advance race relations in the United States by writing or placing the words “Race Together” on customers’ coffee cups. 426 more words

Workplace Relationships

The One Where Rachel Dates her Assistant

Workplace romance is more common than you may think. In fact, a recent study found that 40% of people have had an office romance. Employers consistently fear romance in the workplace, as they can lead to tension, preferential treatment, and sexual harassment claims. 481 more words

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