Category: Workplace
The dog days are over

Why an office pooch may be the solution to workplace stress

There’s nothing better than coming home and being smothered by the love from your dog. They are always happy to see you and, if they haven’t ruined your new shoes, you’re usually happy to see them too.  Imagine if you didn’t have to wait to get home to receive all that unconditional love from your furry friend. If there were more pet-friendly workplaces, we wouldn’t have to imagine. Continue Reading ->

The Shortened Work Week

The way of the future, or unrealistic idealism?

What is the golden ratio of the amount of time an employee spends at work versus the actual productivity and output of that employee? Business owners and employees themselves would love to find out. One solution has been the implementation of the four-day work week or the six-hour work day. As workplaces and societal norms start to shift to non-standard and flexible hours, more examples of shortened work week models are popping up. Continue Reading ->

Do a Sanity Check!

Get a Test Fit

Preparing test fits on your shortlisted tenancy options gives you a multitude of benefits before making a critical decision in your property acquisition process.  It provides you with the opportunity to visualise how your requirements fit into each unique building footprint and to sanity check your requirements, before you sign that lease; do we really need 6 meeting rooms?

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Reflections of a Finalist

Entrepreneur of the Year 2016 FINALIST  |  Telstra Business Women’s Awards

Friday night was a celebration of Queensland’s leading Business Women, and I was incredibly honoured to be standing amongst them.  I never believed that this was a possibility, and after hearing from the awards organisers that they had received a record number of applications for the Entrepreneur category, I was even more amazed that I had made it to the final 3 selected for Queensland.  Continue Reading ->

Food For Thought… How diversity can create a better workplace

What do Barrack Obama, Charles Darwin & Warren Buffett have in common? They each are strong advocates of diversity of thinking to achieve the best outcome.

The notion that the best ideas are ones generated collectively as a team, was a hot topic at this year’s Worktech event in Sydney. Specifically, the discussions centred around how this way of thinking could be applied within the workplace to enhance a business’s operations, increase staff engagement and revolutionise the company’s culture and brand.

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You’re a WHAT?!?!?

A Workplace Strategist.

Design thinking is being actively implemented into today’s management practices to the point where entire MBA’s have been developed to teach Design Strategy, creating the Worlds next generation of innovative leaders, focused on moving beyond just profits to a world that’s sustainable, ethical and truly meaningful.

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FIVE simple stretches to do in your WORKPLACE

Guest Blog  |  Emily Berkelmans of Premium Pilates Studio

We are all guilty of not stretching enough, particularly if we work several hours a day. The last thing we want to do when we come home is stretch, am I right? Below are five very easy, simple exercises that you can do at your workplace so that you do not have to feel as bad about flopping down onto your couch the minute you get home from work. However, your body may feel so good after these stretches that you may want to do them at home every night! Continue Reading ->