When you go to the office, it's not just to get work done; thanks to WiFi and laptops, you can do that anywhere. Instead, you're going to a place where you can work AND be around other people, because working alone for long periods of time is isolating and lonely. So what is it about social workplaces that help businesses succeed? Humans are social people, and we crave contact with others. Despite our ability to work from almost anywhere, we still seek out connections with other people. This alone demonstrates the importance of social connections in the workplace. According to Alan Kohll, an expert in corporate wellness: "Strong social connections make people happier and physically healthier, which can translate into work performance. Employers who support social connections in the workplace and help employees form strong relationships with one another help build a successful workforce."
Get involved ready for 8 March 2020 in celebration of International Women's Day, join us for an exclusive virtual business summit with 100 female company founders.
Back for 5th year The Best Business Women Awards is launching on 15th March at the Aubrey Park Hotel in Hertfordshire
The organisers of the Southampton Business Expo 2019 at inviting companies to exhibit at Hampshire's largest business expo. The Southampton Business Expo has been held in the City of Southampton since 2013 and has fast become one of the UK's biggest business shows.
Luck out by networking with the right mindset When you sign up to a networking activity, you want to ensure it's an opportunity for you to meet great professional people and forge meaningful connections. But whether you make the most of this chance will depend on you - and how you approach the experience. According to research done by Professor Richard Wiseman, a psychologist studying the role of luck in our lives, you can make yourself 'luckier' by changing your behaviour. In the business arena, these changes in mindset could pay dividends. Are you ready to adopt a 'lucky attitude'?
Just 7 months on from their Leigh Networking meeting debut, Launch Events NW are adding further meetings to their networking portfolio with the addition of a Wigan event.
Yoo2Be Networking are bringing their unique and successful "How can we help you" meeting format to Wolverhampton and the surrounding areas.
Former Insurance Healthcare Adviser and FSB membership coordinator Mark Edmunds relaunches his career with Business for Breakfast (BforB) after 2 years of taking necessary break for his family.
Building Connections on solid grounds 10th Anniversary of our women only business networking group in Enfield.
The Wirral Women in Business Network is launching this September aimed at women who want to grow their business networks through a welcoming and supportive group. Local business women are invited to join them for the launch at The Viking, 19 Black Horse Hill, West Kirby, Wirral, CH48 6DS on Thursday the 20th September from 12 noon until 2.15pm by contacting Anne-Marie Swift. email@example.com 07469 714291 @wibnannemarie.