Podcast

Establish your workplace as an enabler of growth

How to lead your team to survive the first two weeks of working remotely

The Workspace Connection’ Workplace Strategist Nina Fountain has written a blog post about surviving working remotely during this time of unprecedented stress and upheaval.  Over the past three weeks the COVID-19 pandemic is changing the way employers work, whether they were prepared or not. Remote working can have significant benefits when managed effectively, including the

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Helping your business create a successful remote workplace

Expert workplace culture consultant Nina Fountain is here to help with advice on how to build a workplace strategy that will help you keep your leadership teams and employees connected while they are working from home.  This was a customised webinar to specifically help with your questions.  Helping you make working from home, work.  Schedule

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The role of tech in team trust

Technology is rapidly changing who we trust and how we get to that point, and in a world where teams are working remotely, leadership teams need to understand how trust is built even when time spent face-to-face is minimal. A team without trust isn’t a team: it’s just a group of people, working together, often

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Don’t make these rookie errors when leading a dispersed team

Being liberated from an office has significant benefits, but if you get it wrong, you could undermine the benefits you hoped for. The modern workforce is flexible, it’s remote, and the challenges for leadership teams have evolved. However, it doesn’t mean they can’t be overcome. Each industry, organisation and team will have its unique challenges, but

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Teams: dispersed doesn’t have to mean disconnected

We can no longer dismiss the fact that more and more people are working from home, and the reasons need no explanation. However, even though remote employees report being happier at work and feel more valued, it doesn’t mean you should leave them out in the cold.  I was recently asked by a senior executive

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Why your workspace is vital for productivity

We spend so much time at work; we should make it enjoyable. An employee’s Workplace Experience affects their state of mind and really plays a significant role in their psychological well-being, creativity and ultimately, their productivity. One of the biggest drivers of the remote workforce is that remote employees can produce better results than their

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Co-working, an inspiration for effective workspaces

There’s a correlation between personal interactions, performance, and innovation and in Silicon Valley Facebook, Yahoo and Google have designed their ways of working to maximise chance encounters. Nina Fountain, the founder of The Workspace Connection, agrees that creative ideas aren’t going to happen behind a computer, but how can businesses create a Workplace Experience that

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