#TWPC We’re off!!

#TWPC We’re off!!

After many months of deliberating and planning, The Workplace Conversation is off and running. Our dream is to engage with as many people as possible to make a difference. It’s not just to talk about workplace issues, but to generate real actions as to how to help us all to do our best work in […]

Are you allergic to offices?

Posted by: on Apr 3, 2015 | No Comments

I’ve written a couple of guest blogs for Chris but realise that I never actually introduced myself, so I thought it might be worth doing so seeing as hopefully you’ll be hearing a bit more from me in the coming months. My name’s Ciara, I’m 24 and although I believe my job title is officially […]

Rising to dizzy heights!

Rising to dizzy heights!

Posted by: on Mar 17, 2015 | No Comments

Does smart working require a smart building? An interesting question, which was brought into focus by my visit to BT Tower in January. I was there to celebrate the achievements of a smart working initiative – the TW3 awards. As I stood in the high-speed lifts that whisked me up to the panoramic restaurant on […]

#TWPC We’re off!!

#TWPC We’re off!!

Posted by: on Feb 12, 2015 | No Comments

After many months of deliberating and planning, The Workplace Conversation is off and running. Our dream is to engage with as many people as possible to make a difference. It’s not just to talk about workplace issues, but to generate real actions as to how to help us all to do our best work in […]

A Millennial view from the sidelines #1

A Millennial view from the sidelines #1

Posted by: on Jan 31, 2015 | No Comments

GUEST BLOG BY CIARA O’CONNOR Like a lot of people my age, I’m engaged in a few different kinds of work. One of them is tutoring children at home – but sometimes it’s outside in the garden. Sometimes it’s writing on windows with markers or on the patio with chalk. Some kids were much better […]

A glass half empty?

Posted by: on Jan 24, 2015 | No Comments

I wonder why so many of us tend to focus on the negative aspects of an issue? It seems that our default position is that the glass is half empty? What would happen if we were to take a more holistic approach by weighing up both the negative and positive dimensions? The recent NAO publication […]