This year’s event focused on the value of an Enterprise Workplace Strategy as the framework for workplace decision making. Through 40+ years of research and working inside organizations, PDR found a pattern with leadership initiatives targeting specific challenges or imperatives. Here are the key takeaways.
Your boss tasks you with the distinct honor of finding, designing and building your company’s next office. The only problem is, you’ve never done this before, and you don’t have an internal real estate department to lean on. Consider the following an Office Project 101 course on the very basics of understanding the process of a typical project at PDR.
You may be the most sought-after Subject Matter Expert in your field, but if a client has placed an invisible barrier between consultant's advice and the process actions implemented, the project will ultimately stagnate.
A vision is a stated or implicit philosophy. Visioning is a process organizations use to discover or arrive at a vision, a way to answer these questions: What do we value? Why are we doing what we do? Where do we want to be in 30 years?
Houston Perspectives is PDR’s annual event that is an invitational gathering to bring together leaders of innovation in our community and beyond. PDR facilitated Perspectives in our Houston studio, and invited 3 leaders to present their perspective on innovation in their industry.
Think about the building where you go to work every day. Are you inspired when you walk in the front door? Are you enticed to explore or investigate? Is there a place to stop and spend time with a friend or colleague? If pressed, could you even describe what the space looks like? If any of these questions left you wondering, your building may have Dead Lobby Syndrome.