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“A Coach That Helps People Succeed” – Delivering Environments and Experiences Allowing the Workforce to Flourish

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 … Continue reading "“A Coach That Helps People Succeed” – Delivering Environments and Experiences Allowing the Workforce to Flourish"

“A Coach That Helps People Succeed” – Delivering Environments and Experiences Allowing the Workforce to Flourish

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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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As the host of both the Workplace Innovator Podcast and the Asset Champion Podcast, Mike's role at Eptura is to share thought leadership with CRE, FM, and IT leaders in the digital and hybrid workplace. As an in-demand public speaker, Mike engages audiences with his focus on the human element of workplace and facility management at International Facility Management Association, CoreNet, and other industry events.

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