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About defineyourworkplace

Helping organizational leaders to visualize their future through a "Futures Envisioning" process. Being aware of the "Trends & Drivers" that are effecting the work environment today is critical to effective business planning. A pro-active, long range, plan that incorporates anticipated change is crucial to making knowledgeable decisions in a timely manner.

The Physical Workplace doesn’t seem to be a topic of discussion in today’s Business Schools…

I’m curious  …Did anyone that attend Business School in the last forty years receive any education regarding the value of Planned Space to employee productivity? In 1958, Peter F. Drucker proclaimed that, “The primary resource in the post-capitalist society will … Continue reading

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Taking a Step Towards Innovative Space…

Business leaders are being inundated with reasons to create a more competitive, interactive, work facility for their organizations.  And, yes, there is a lot of merit to the value of a workplace planned for the new work initiatives.  With that … Continue reading

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The Intimate Task of Engaging and Motivating Millennials in Today’s Workforce

I recently attended a presentation given by Kirk A. Young, President of Job Match Assessment, an Overland Park based consulting firm that serves organizations by quite literally, matching available jobs with high performing individuals specifically suited for the job. Kirk … Continue reading

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Has “Change Management” become an oxymoron?

Certainly, as change relates to organizational culture, in many cases, excessive management merely gets in the way! True cultural change must be promoted through a forward thinking Leadership Team pointing the direction of business goals …allowing their respective associates, as … Continue reading

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A new set of Values and Beliefs among potental employees has created a new, emerging, Business Culture.

Behavioral change is occurring within the workplace that is far beyond the control of organizational leadership!  This transformation of the basic human condition is innate in today’s society and is greatly affecting the “Culture” of every business organization. For perhaps … Continue reading

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Envisioning the Future …just how clear is your business path to the future?

Business decisions regarding your direction to the future cannot be taken lightly and must be continually reviewed to assure that you are on the right path to success. At the speed of today’s business, we cannot merely react to change … Continue reading

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What a Great Article!

What a Great Article!.

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What a Great Article!

This article from  Bernice Boucher is lead of JLL’s workplace strategy and is right on in her comments regarding the Evolving Workplace.   …Check it out!…

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Leadership Discovery…

Do your people have the tools they need to do their jobs? Does their workplace support collaborative activities as well as other aspects of employee’s jobs?  …Can they concentrate?  Can they share ideas?  (There is a percentage game there that … Continue reading

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KCIFMA Lunchen Presentation… January 21st

I was recently honered to give a presentation to the Kansas City Chapter of the International Facilities Management Association. My subject matter, as usual, was the unprecedented CHANGE in Individuals within the workforce and what facilities managers, and certainly their Leadership, must … Continue reading

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