5 areas to explore in the quest to improve energy efficiency & reduce overheads in the flexible office workplace!
As a flexible office workspace operator with several locations in Newry, Northern Ireland, one of our biggest challenges is the enormous increase in operational overheads, particularly the cost of energy – gas, electricity and oil. The quest to improve energy efficiency is ongoing…… Setting the scene: The UK
All things humanity, hybrid working & co-living in the transitioning workplace…
I was recently invited on to The EPIC Engage podcast with Barry Lewis Green in Canada. We talked all things hybrid work, co-living and humanity in the workplace. “I think the key thing for me is really giving back that autonomy & choice to the employee or the business owner, if you give people choice […]
The hybrid & remote workplace features heavily in the property sectors!
Some fantastic flexible workplace conversations & speakers at PropertyWeek‘s recent WorkSpace Conference. Hybrid & remote working featured heavily and I particularly enjoyed the discussions around repurposing offices and exploring the question “Employee experience, how can we work harder to get employees to
7 Top trends from recent ‘future of the workplace’ conferences.
Wow, it’s been hectic lately, many of the workplace conferences, workshops, meetings that were put on hold for the past two years seem to have all been rescheduled into a condensed, two month period. I’m certainly not complaining! Themes and trends have centred around sustainability and employee workplace experienc
Happy 10th Birthday to the Hub & all it’s coworking friends & family!
To our coworking friends & family a very happy10th Birthday to The Hub Newry It all started off in 2012 with our cofounders, Patrick Suzanne Murdock in an empty open-plan office in St Colman’s Park, Newry with recycled glass partitions & office furniture from a local convent. Having discovered a relatively new co
S2 Podcast Round Up
I’ve spoken to six wonderful women this podcast series drawing in threads of sustainability, flexibility and work/life balance. You can find all six episodes of series 2 here https://podfollow.com/powering-productivityI’m taking a break over the summer, then I’ll be back later in the year with a whole new selection of in
S2 Ep6. Sustain your business the way it works for you, with Mel Wiggins
Suzanne talks to coach Mel Wiggins MBE from www.melwiggins.com They talk about: Mel’s background in community work and activism Knowing yourself and your energy levels in business Challenging the narrative and boundaries that hold us back & why we struggle to delegate Finding the audience, content strategy, br
Standout takeaways from the Flexible Workspace (FlexSA) Conference 2022
May’s conference was jam packed full of amazing speakers from in and around the world of the flexible workspace! Themes and trends centred around sustainability and wellbeing from various perspectives as well repurposing data, energy, partnerships and making clever use of marketing.
S2 Ep.5 Are you showing up as yourself in your work, with Tara Prendergast
Suzanne talks to Tara Prendergast of Biscuit Business School, a leading business mentor for small businesses in the creative sector. They chat about: How can the right workplace environment ground you & bring out your best self What rituals can we put in place to help set us up for the day Are you showing […
Humanity in the workplace – 4 ways that flexible workspace environments can help
With everything going on at the moment the word ‘humanity’ keeps rightly popping up. What about ‘humanity in the workplace’? I thought this was a very worthwhile topic to explore. As business owners, team heads, whatever line of business we’re in we owe it to ourselves and those in our workplace to try and be [&helli
S2 Ep3. The balance between productivity & social interaction with Melanie Burnier
Suzanne talks to Melanie Burnier, founder of The Work Hub in Switzerland (with locations in Vevey and Bulle). Melanie, is also CoPresident of the Swiss Association of Coworking and is a big advocate of coworking in rural areas. They talk about: coworking is the alternative to commuting – the balance between productivity
S2. Ep1. Making your media work productively, with Emily Crosby
Suzanne talks to Emily Crosby – a media editor, producer and consultant on a mission to make your media work for you as efficiently and productively as possible. With experience in academia and broadcasting, Emily works with small businesses on podcasts, videos, online courses and publications. We talk about: -Pod
6 simple steps to help your flexible workplace mitigate rising energy costs!
When it comes to energy pricing in the next couple months, costs are set to shoot up and it looks like they’ll be here for a while… It’s not just domestic homes that will be affected but businesses too, commercial premises up and down the land. But is there anything that can be done NOW […]
5 perspectives of sustainability in the flexible workspace industry!
The flexible workspace industry is heavily marketed as promoting its green environmental credentials and low carbon footprint, championing less commuting, LED lighting, green teams, roof gardens and electric car charging points. But there are many elements to sustainability and not just those relating to the buildings that peo
So what’s the latest best practice in the flex & hybrid office environment?
‘Real life flex’ – Can you reimagine to what extent flexibility and choice could impact your life? What about working in a culture that truly aligns with your values, surrounded by people that get you and who want to hear your ideas? I’ve been working in the flex workspace industry for over 10 years. Li
Flex for success through partnering, engagement & continued learning
Want to know how to flex for success and growth and how you can gain a sense of belonging and engagement with others? Throughout my journey in the flexible workspace industry I’ve met the most diverse and amazing people and businesses and heard some truly motivating stories. Through coaching and mentoring, partnering with