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Would you swap networking for netwalking? [opinion poll + more info on netwalking]

Would you swap networking for netwalking? [opinion poll + more info on netwalking] | Workplace environments | Scoop.it

The latest concept in business development, combining networking with walking - networking on the move!

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"Results vs Work Timing" Philosophy

If there are no set office hours - people don't think about work in term of "time". Nobody is ever "late for work" or "working late".

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Do you agree that people leave managers, not companies? [opinion poll with additional info on how to be a good manager]

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Does work have to be fulfilling? [opinion poll + article]

Some people say - no [article only: http://bit.ly/KK53Ai] What would you say?

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How Co-Working Office Design Will Change The Future Of Work

How Co-Working Office Design Will Change The Future Of Work | Workplace environments | Scoop.it
PSFK's Consulting team looks at how businesses are embracing a more communal approach to office design as a way to cater to the shift toward mobile work styles and encourage greater workplace transparency.
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An Office Designed To Keep Employees Working From Home

An Office Designed To Keep Employees Working From Home | Workplace environments | Scoop.it

The headset manufacturer Plantronics doesn’t much care where its employees work, and to prove that, its new offices are outfitted with a cornucopia of features that make telecommuting simple, easy, and encouraged.

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The Case For A 21-Hour Work Week

The Case For A 21-Hour Work Week | Workplace environments | Scoop.it

There is nothing natural or inevitable about what’s considered a 'normal’ 40-hour work week.

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Can happiness be a good business strategy?

Can happiness be a good business strategy? | Workplace environments | Scoop.it
A happy workforce is more engaged, creative and more focused, increasing the overall productivity of a company, says Tim Smedley...
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Forbes suggests How to Find Work with Purpose - I'm suggesting Creating Meaningful Work Yourself! [article]

Forbes suggests How to Find Work with Purpose - I'm suggesting Creating Meaningful Work Yourself! [article] | Workplace environments | Scoop.it

The new wave of social entrepreneurs believes work needs to be meaningful. <...> Where should they work, given the changing roles of governments, philanthropic organizations, and corporations? How can young people who want to make a difference find jobs that matter?

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Do you like an idea of unlimited vacation day policy? [opinion poll + article]

Do you like an idea of unlimited vacation day policy? [opinion poll + article] | Workplace environments | Scoop.it

"Producing vast amounts of quality work is the norm, so we reward them [employees] with unlimited vacation and they, in return, reward Red Frog with outstanding work that blows me away every single day." - Says Joe Reynolds with the Red Frog Events [only article http://bit.ly/wC3vCL]

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Would you work outdoors on a nice day? [opinion poll + article]

Would you work outdoors on a nice day? [opinion poll + article] | Workplace environments | Scoop.it

...and why despite the digital mobility we’ve acquired, most of us still work indoors. 

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Coworking Environment by "Jelly" [article]

Coworking Environment by "Jelly" [article] | Workplace environments | Scoop.it

Jellies support self employed homeworkers and introduce them to coworking. They are free casual monthly co-working events where people can get together, usually with their laptops, to have a change from their usual workplace, meet some new people, chat, share ideas, and work together in a social environment.

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Is open plan workplace design overrated? [opinion poll + more info on its potentially hazardous effects]

Is open plan workplace design overrated? [opinion poll + more info on its potentially hazardous effects] | Workplace environments | Scoop.it
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12 Gallup's questions = 12 answers to why people do not enjoy their work

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3 Ways Managers Can Make Work Meaningful

3 Ways Managers Can Make Work Meaningful | Workplace environments | Scoop.it
  With dismal news of widespread employee dissatisfaction and disengagement, and uncertainty in the American and global economies forcing CEOs/CFOs continued conservatism, managers are faced with a difficult reality: How to make work meaningful...
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17 Highly Personalized Workstations

17 Highly Personalized Workstations | Workplace environments | Scoop.it
Though many companies seem to actively fight against personal expression in the form of personalized workstations, others have given the green light and let their employees go for it.
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The Rise Of The Micro-Entrepreneurship - DIY Economy [Reasons why micro-entrepreneurship is so appealing & what's necessary to make the new DIY economy work]

The Rise Of The Micro-Entrepreneurship - DIY Economy [Reasons why micro-entrepreneurship is so appealing & what's necessary to make the new DIY economy work] | Workplace environments | Scoop.it

Are you making money renting your apartment on Airbnb? You’re a Micro-Entrepreneur. As more and more services let people monetize their own assets and knowledge, it’s creating a new sector of the economy.

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Results Only Work Environment: where people can decide when and where they worked as long as they met certain measurable goals.

Results Only Work Environment: where people can decide when and where they worked as long as they met certain measurable goals. | Workplace environments | Scoop.it

Have you ever suspected that you’d be healthier, happier, and perhaps even more productive, if you could just get your work done on your own schedule instead of your boss’s? New research suggests you’re probably right.

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Take Breaks Regularly to Stay on Schedule - Workstation

Take Breaks Regularly to Stay on Schedule - Workstation | Workplace environments | Scoop.it

Making time in your workday for a few minutes of daydreaming or a walk around the block can help you improve your productivity and avoid stress. <...> “The work should break up the break”.

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Do you give a thought about the purpose / meaning of your job? [opinion poll]

“Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And the only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven’t found it yet, keep looking.” Steve Jobs

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Is technology providing us with an opportunity to make work our lifestyle? [opinion poll + article]

Is technology providing us with an opportunity to make work our lifestyle? [opinion poll + article] | Workplace environments | Scoop.it

I agree that technology is changing our work culture and making some people work 24/7 [only article http://bit.ly/L86jJW ]. However, I see it as a positive shift towards an opportunity to meaningful arrangement of one's work for it to become one's lifestyle. Do you agree with me? Please comment on your own experiences. 

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Would you like to have YOUR OWN job title? [opinion poll + article]

Would you like to have YOUR OWN job title? [opinion poll + article] | Workplace environments | Scoop.it

Joe Reynolds with Red Frog Events presents four reasons to ditch traditional titles: [only article: http://bit.ly/L5Ffi9]  1-Creating unique titles breeds creativity.  2-These titles are memorable.  3-Creative titles promote flatness.   4-These names are just plain fun.

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Would you swap networking for netwalking? [opinion poll + more info on netwalking]

Would you swap networking for netwalking? [opinion poll + more info on netwalking] | Workplace environments | Scoop.it

The latest concept in business development, combining networking with walking - networking on the move!

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Consider what kind of work is piling up on people’s desks - it can be a source of boredom - the ultimate killer of engagement [article]

Consider what kind of work is piling up on people’s desks - it can be a source of boredom - the ultimate killer of engagement [article] | Workplace environments | Scoop.it

Boredom most often stems from the inability to find meaning in one's job & too little variety in one's daily tasks

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