Growing with Change

Things are always changing.  Companies change.  They update their logos, they build new offices, they roll out new systems and they hire new people.  People also change.  We gain weight, we lose weight, we get our hair cut and we buy new clothes.  All of these changes are tangible and are easily identified.  Everywhere you look there are business articles and posts about “organizational change” and for those of us in the workforce these changes are very evident.  Read More »

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Truro Team Participates in Annual Pancake Race

Mary - Pancake Race

Mary Pappin

Today on Shrove Tuesday, also known as Pancake Day here in the U.K., Dwellworks proudly put forward a team for the annual Great Truro Pancake Race, which benefits the local Cornwall Hospice Care and Children’s Hospice South West. Stepping to the plate in the name of charity were associates Mary Pappin, Lydia Dismore, Karen Bealey, and Patrick Gregory. Read More »

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DFA Intercultural Joins the Dwellworks Family

We’re excited to announce that DFA Intercultural, the world’s leading brand for intercultural training and support, has been acquired by Dwellworks. Read More »

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Fiesta Patronal de Santo Cristo – January Festival in Costa Rica

MLW7ZLKDSanta Cruz holds the distinction of being the national folklore city of Costa Rica, thanks to its commitment to keeping its traditions and customs alive, including traditional dance, musical instruments, food and drink. Read More »

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One Step at a Time

I have a number of runners in my family.  My kids run cross country and track, my wife is a regular runner and my brother runs ultra-distances.  My run is more of a jog and a majority of my “training” is probably spent walking, but I do enjoy the challenge of training, the encouragement from (slight) improvements and the exhilaration of the race.  I also see a lot of comparisons between the sport of running and the challenges that we face in our careers. Read More »

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Scotland Sees Strong Lettings Growth


Exceptionally strong annual growth in Edinburgh.

The latest figures released by Citylets show that rents in Scotland have soared 7.9% in the last year to reach an average of £732 per month. This is a significant increase from 2013 when the private rental sector recorded just 1% growth. Read More »

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Oil Boom and Bust in Houston?

Over the past decade growth in the energy industry has fueled housing growth in many metropolitan statistical areas (MSAs) across the United States, most notably, Houston, TX. While other MSAs have experienced tremendous economic growth and demand for housing, the Houston housing market has developed into one of the most mature markets in the U.S. Read More »

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Prime Central London Rents Continue to Rise


Rental values in Knightsbridge increase in fourth quarter of 2014.

After a subdued 2014, rents in prime central London have maintained momentum and begun to show signs of sustained recovery. Read More »

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Be a Doer of Deeds

I always enjoy when I get the opportunity to apply my love of history to a business/leadership topic in the present.  I have been reading about Theodore Roosevelt recently and I ran across a great quote. Read More »

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Update: Driver License Application in California

The California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) has implemented a new policy requiring formal appointments for all first-time driver license applicants. This policy was implemented to support the influx of applicants now eligible for a driver license under Assembly Bill (AB) 60 which went into effect on January 2, 2015.  AB 60 requires the DMV to issue an original driver license to any applicant, regardless of whether she/he is able to provide satisfactory proof of legal presence in the United States. Driver license applicants under AB 60 must meet other qualifications for licensure and must provide satisfactory proof of identity and California residency. Read More »

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