FIVE TACTICS THAT WILL MAKE YOUR WORKSPACE MORE COLLABORATIVE

Collaboration is not a space type, it’s an interaction value. Published in Association Now, Here are my 5 tactics for making a work experience the right balance of collaborative work and everything else. 1) SIT TEAMS TOGETHER: Even in unassigned seating make sure to group teams together, allowing for impromptu collaboration throughout the day and…

POSITIVE WORKPLACE DESIGN: A New Toolkit for Organizational Performance

Can workplace design support thriving at work, bring out the best in people, and help nurture positive organizational change?  If so, what are the scalable tools that help make this happen?  These are questions that brought people together at the recent Thriving Workplace Summit, which was held at the University of Michigan’s Stephen M. Ross School of Business. As…

CHANGING HOW WE CARE- Presentation

In October of 2011 I presented at the Global Service Design Conference in San Francisco with colleague Ali Baba Attaie from HelloLAB. The following includes our presentation slides and some comments about the project. HOW IT STARTED:  Ali and I met over a year ago at a conference on design, technology and innovation. His organization, hellosmile is a…