16 May 2013 - GSK - 2

GSK: BREO ELLIPTA

Once you moved past the sheer size and variety of things to do in the GSK building one thing stood out, BREO. BREO was everywhere: banners, pamphlets, shop windows, by the restaurant/food menus. I even overheard several different GSK associates buzzing about it. During out presentation they briefly touched upon this subject a couple times … Continue reading

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A More Sustainable Place to Stay

The last time you stayed at a hotel, you might have seen a small placard that urged you to re-use your towels. This ubiquitous symbol of a “green” hotel stay is often just that, a symbol.  When I travel, I meticulously hang up my towels with care to indicate I would reuse them, only to … Continue reading

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You have to be there to sense the enormity and activity of the company

The Lehigh UK experience was coming to and end. The trip to GSK was set for Thursday morning. We left the Carlton club early in the morning and took the bus, everyone perfectly dressed as per the Carlton Club’s dress code requires. We later knew that we didn’t disappoint anyone when we met the people … Continue reading

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Is The Better For You Program Really Better For Its Employees?

NHS Trust has implemented a new “Better for You” program centralized around promoting employee ideas and simplifying certain processes. So far it has saved them close to 4.1 million pounds. Sounds like an amazing success, right? Not so fast. When I asked different presenters what the “Better for You” program was in one sentence none … Continue reading

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