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Four black bottles on a shelf with large white labels featuring the letters M, C, S and B, plus a cake of soap wrapped in paper with the letter S on the front

I believe workplace wellness includes taking care of customers as well as employees, and I love it when I come across simple but quirky solutions to everyday problems. Here are a couple I have recently discovered that I would like to share with you. The first idea was shared at the Be.Accessible team day, held ...

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A variety of small plants hanging on an office wall

Last week I was lucky enough to have the opportunity to present to everyone who attended the Canterbury Employers’ Chamber of Commerce Ten in Two networking event. Ten in Two gives five presenters each two minutes to present 10 slides about their business. And what a great opportunity it was, not only to let other Chamber ...

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Photograph of the outside of the Geyser Building, WELL Certified Office, Auckland

The built environment, new technology and the way a workspace is laid out all impact on workplace wellness. In my previous blog, I wrote about a speaker I heard talking about mobile technology use when I was up in Auckland at the Workplace Wellness symposium in June. In recent months I have also written a ...

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Refold's Fraser Callaway and Oliver Ward standing by their cardboard desk design

As someone who spends much of my time seeking creative solutions to problems, there’s something very pleasing about discovering an innovative idea that not only works, but one whose inspiration came from some local Kiwi ingenuity. When I was up in Wellington for an HASANZ meeting last week, I took the opportunity to call in ...

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Picture of a vibrant red pohutukawa flower in bloom

So here we are, at the tail end of the year. The time when there’s often still so much to be done, both in and out of work. The time when, for one reason or another – such as last minute shopping or an unexpected day recovering from a great Christmas function –  people want ...

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