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Workplace Innovator Podcast | Enhancing Your Employee Experience | Facility Management | CRE | Digital Workplace Technology

The Workplace Innovator Podcast is where Mike Petrusky talks with corporate real estate and facility management leaders about industry trends and technologies impacting your organization.

May 30, 2023

Michael Rowlands is Manager of Global Places and Services for the Pacific Region at Nike where he is passionate about delivering exceptional employee experiences leveraging his years as a facilities management and operations professional. Recorded in Melbourne, Australia, Mike Petrusky asks Michael about embracing a culture of sport and teamwork that emphasizes the power of human connection and gathering. Michael believes that we should redefine the “facility manager” title as “E-Squared: Experience and Environments” by utilizing the many available spaces that can allow your team to be creative. They explore how leaders can balance digital connection with power of experience in physical workspaces to provide essential collaborative experiences. Mike asks Michael about a range of topics including "Survivor", Australian innovation and the proper use of Vegemite, while offering up the AFL, Formula One and raising flowers as examples requiring teamwork that bring group success. Check out this fast-paced conversation that will encourage you to be a workplace innovator in your organization!

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