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Series

A range of series that help passing on knowledge to others

On flexibility

On flexibility

Watch the recording of Stepping Up on Flexibility – an open conversation with John Prentice of Woods Bagot, Dave Tordoff of Hayball and Emily Wombwell of SJB – with bonus footage and CPD available.
On Parental Leave

On Parental Leave

Join Parlour, the ACA and the Champions of Change Architecture Group for Stepping Up on Parental Leave.
Flex case studies

Flex case studies

How are practices embedding flexible work into their work cultures and everyday habits? BVN, Woods Bagot and Cox share their progress and experiences so far.
How to create an effective flex policy

How to create an effective flex policy

An open and transparent flexible work policy is critical to fostering an effective, collaborative and healthy workplace, where meaningful and rewarding career opportunities are available to all.
What is flexibility & why does it matter?

What is flexibility & why does it matter?

How does flexibility work in practice, what are the benefits and challenges, what is its impact on equity, what is the business case for change?
Listening, learning & leadership

Listening, learning & leadership

Watch the video of the first session in the Stepping Up with Monica Edwards, Neil Stonell and Joe Agius. CPD available.
Listening and Learning – How it works

Listening and Learning – How it works

Monica Edwards summarises the process, objectives and outcomes of the Listening and Learning sessions, developed by the Champions of Change Coalition.
Listening, learning and leading

Listening, learning and leading

Listening and Learning is fundamental to the Champions of Change Coalition approach. Monica Edwards outlines the four-step process, describing it in relation to design processes.
Listening, learning & leadership

Listening, learning & leadership

Join Parlour, the ACA and the Champions of Change Architecture Group for the first event in the Stepping Up series.
Stepping up

Stepping up

Parlour is delighted to introduce Stepping Up, a new event and editorial collaboration with the ACA and the Architecture Group of the Champions of Change.
Finding strength through adversity

Finding strength through adversity

Felicity Watson reflects on the challenges of navigating career and a complex illness, and the strength that can come from adjusting expectations and exploring new pathways.
Tales of transition

Tales of transition

Embarking on a new role during a pandemic can be challenging but exhilarating. Our new series shares valuable insights from those who have recently made a move.
Home / Work

Home / Work

Our Home /Work series asks the Parlour community to share experiences of the adjustment to new work arrangements, and the ongoing impact. Find out how to contribute here.
A step back in time

A step back in time

Melbourne University PhD candidate Andrew Murray reflects on the challenges and pleasant diversions of his two-week confinement in his childhood bedroom in Perth.
Just keep swimming

Just keep swimming

Through economic downturns, changes in career direction and a lot of hard work, Macarena de la Vega de León has discovered that the best approach is to ‘just keep swimming!’.
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