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Moving forward for Working Mothers

Working Mothers on the rise The drive to support working mothers back into the work force is great. Support with more child care places, Reducing the costs with Child Care subsidies Work places offering more school friendly work hours All excellent ways to support mothers returning to work. But there are more ways to support this … Read more

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Positive Leadership in the face of adversity

Positive leadership in the face of adversity In the last blog post, we remembered the loved ones who lost their lives in the mass shooting at two mosques in Christchurch last week. This week we would like to honour the Prime Minister of New Zealand, Jacinda Ardern. True Leadership Her initial reaction and continued response … Read more

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A Moment to Honour Christchurch

Friday 15th March 2019 has become a sad date in our history. Christchurch in New Zealand has already been rocked by the impact of two deadly earthquakes in 2010 and 2011. And now they are enduring the aftermath of most deadly shooting in their nation’s history. We would like to take a moment to remember and … Read more

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Collaboration that builds a Community

Collaboration that builds a Community How many of you know your neighbours or know many people in your local community? It’s becoming easier to conduct business across several continents at once. But getting to know your local neighbours can, at times, feel like an insurmountable task. Sadly, this is regularly put aside in our busy lives. … Read more

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Melting Pot of Celebrations

A Month to Celebrate The Lab Factory is about collaboration, co-working and co-existing together in one space. To do this successfully, we strive to understand each other. Different businesses with different points of views and different ways of doing things. This kind of ethos needs to be carried forward in all parts of our community. … Read more

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Christmas traditions bringing us together

December can be a very busy time of year both personally and professionally. Lots of traditions are linked with festive celebrations, making time for loved ones and the excitement of the imminent new year. Here are The Lab Factory, our Labbies represent not only different businesses, but different traditions at this time of year and … Read more

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Simply Human- Collaboration Creates Simplicity

SIMPLICITY- HOW TIMES HAVE CHANGED This month we are focusing our attention on simplifying. Simplicity is defined as “To make less complex or complicated; make plainer or easier.” Today we are going to be looking at how collaboration creates simplicity. In so many ways our lives are more complex than they have ever been- social media, smart phones, and the internet have all contributed … Read more