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Where is Your “Workplace”? The Attraction & Retention of talented employees relies largely on individual CHOICE!

It is largely understood that in most work cultures, the vast majority of work is the responsibility of individuals and small teams assigned to specific tasks.  In many cases, it may not matter where the work is done as long … 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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What a Great Article!

What a Great Article!.

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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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On Strategy:

On Strategy:.

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Interesting Article

Interesting article in The Des Moines Register regarding change in the workplace. Yes, “Open Offices” are indeed getting more open as business leaders, “…transform their workplaces into more collaborative, congenial and productive settings”. There are numerous aspects of change that … Continue reading

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Imagining …a new approach to workplace planning. The convergence of design thinking and human need.

Imagining …a new approach to workplace planning. The convergence of design thinking and human need..

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“In a few hundred years, when the history of our time will be written from a long time perspective, it is likely that the most important event historians will see is not technology, not the internet, not e-commerce. It is the unprecedented change in the human condition. For the first time – literally – substantial and rapidly growing numbers of people have choices. For the first time, they will have to manage themselves. And, society is totally unprepared for it”. PETER F. DRUCKER, 2000

Drucker said this with the idea that we would have figured it out by 2020.  Today, we are still struggling with change as if it were to be expected sometime in the future.   It has all changed right in front … Continue reading

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Check out this great article regarding the “office of the future”…

It seems like about everything regarding working is changing all around us.  This article points out the fact that, in spite of all this change, we are still the same people with some remarkably basic needs…    http://officeinsight.org/?p=1869 

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“The future is far more certain than tomorrow” Warren Buffet

“The future is far more certain than tomorrow” Warren Buffet.

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