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How to create wellbeing in the workplace

16 Jul 2015, Posted by Leah Barnard in Latest News

When companies improve employee wellbeing, they create more engaging places to work and greater returns for the company as a whole. As South African corporates begin to wake-up and smell the workplace benefits, it’s evident they realise that wellbeing is fast gaining attention, and for…

Workplaces that boost wellbeing

14 Apr 2015, Posted by Leah Barnard in Latest News

Employee wellbeing helps staff to be more productive, creative, innovative, supports longevity and staff retention. When organisations embrace the opportunity to improve employees’ wellbeing, they create more engaging places to work and greater returns for the company as a whole. As South African corporates begin…

How to create an energetic workplace

23 Apr 2014, Posted by Leah Barnard in Latest News

Energy is something we all strive for and crave more of. In most instances, the place which requires the largest doses of energy from us is the office. This is where we need to be creative, strategic and come up with great ideas, as often…

How to Make the Office Work for You in 2014

05 Feb 2014, Posted by Leah Barnard in Latest News

Every January, we begin the working year with high hopes of making it our most successful 12 months to date. While it is often overlooked, a critical place to start is your working enviroment. Indeed, having a great workspace is almost half the battle won…

Workplace Innovation: The Value in Stating the Obvious

17 Jan 2014, Posted by Leah Barnard in Latest News

Seventy-five per cent of America’s corporate workers don’t work in an innovative work environment, and are struggling to work effectively. This finding was part of the recently released Gensler 2013 U.S. Workplace Survey. I am confident that were we to conduct this survey on our…

As Good as a Holiday – If It’s Managed Correctly

13 Dec 2013, Posted by Leah Barnard in Latest News

Change. We all go through it. Some of us embrace it and some of us hide under our desks, hoping desperately that it will go away. There’s no escaping from change these days and in fact, many companies are redesigning workspaces or moving offices with…

The Benefits of Green Leases

22 Nov 2013, Posted by Leah Barnard in Latest News

“Going green” is a term that we can’t escape from: not as innocent consumers of media constantly bombarded by “green” sales pitches from companies, nor as business owners and corporate workers where we’re judged on our green credentials. There’s no doubt that the more sustainably…

Going Green: It’s in, but is it perennial?

15 Nov 2013, Posted by Leah Barnard in Latest News

The greening revolution is a fad, and the term “greening” is a fatuous one. These are probably not words that you would expect from a “greenie”. However, the truth is that “going green” has come to mean very little in the corporate world where the…