What does your Workplace say about your Organisation?
This is the second in a series of 12 posts on the world of Workplace and Facilities. If you missed the first one you can find it here. Whilst many of us around the world are working from home during national lockdowns, social distancing or even quarant...
Facilities Management -“The reports of my death are greatly exaggerated”.
I feel compelled to write in response to an article posted on LinkedIn from Frans van Eersel in which he proclaims the death of Facilities Management in favour of Workplace Management, entitled ‘Four Reasons why Facilities Management is Dead....
Any Fool can Save Money…
I was intrigued when I read the headline “Any Fool can Save Money” from a recent piece written by the British Institution of Facilities Management (BIFM) CEO, Linda Hausmanis in their magazine FM World. It caught my eye because of the appli...
The 3 Building Blocks of the Facilities Management ‘Sweet Spot’
In this article, I want to illustrate the three fundamental building blocks of the Facilities Management ‘Sweet Spot’, what this represents as a value proposition and the associated services which offer different value in different w...
5 Ways your Workplace is Crushing your Competitive Advantage
The latest report from The Leesman Index unearths five ways that workplace performance is crushing your organisation’s competitive advantage. These warnings include startling conclusions that expose the reality that the majority of companies are ...
10 Workplace Questions All CEO’s Should Have on Their Board Agenda
What is your CEO doing about the mounting body of evidence that shows the connection between the Workplace and your companies competitive advantage in their marketplace? What questions should he/she be asking of his/her board to ensure that your enterp...
2 Practical Ways Workplace Can Improve Employee Engagement
Last week in my blog post entitled What can we do to Improve the Story of Facilities Management? I wrote about the emerging internal problem our clients have in respect of employee engagement. I outlined why Facilities Managers need to change their foc...
5 Ways to Keep Your Remote Workers Engaged
The very nature of facilities management means that we have to deal with remote workers who operate from our client’s sites. Whilst this is not unique to companies such as auditors and consultants, we find ourselves in the FM space working on cli...