Anne-Marie Finch | 30 Sep 2021
As the UK's furlough scheme comes to an end after 18 months, how can organisations help people facing the anxiety of returning to the office after an extended time away from the working environment?
As we design the "next" workplace, we need to shift our focus from where, when, and how employees perform their work, to why they want to perform it.
It's harder to get things done on a diverse team. But with moderate to high levels of cultural intelligence, diverse teams can outperform homogeneous teams in a number of important ways.
At a time when the role of the manager has arguably never been more challenging, we are starting to re-evaluate what 'management' really means.
Failure is not the opposite of success. It is a feedback mechanism that shows us what's not working. We can learn from it and improve, but it should never be a goal in itself.
Rosie Tomkins | 08 Jun 2021
All change brings new opportunities. The tree that looks almost dead in the winter bursts with blossom in spring. The frozen wasteland delivers a bountiful harvest in the autumn. As business leaders, we can learn a lot from nature.
James M. Kerr
As organizations prepare to get back to work in a post-pandemic world, leaders must focus on just how they intend to get on with work for years to come.
The dystopian view of a future overrun by robots forgets that the human brain gives us some things technology cannot compete with, namely our ability to adapt and create.
Scenario planning isn’t just about developing proactive strategies to deal with a possible crisis. It can also be a useful way to highlight potential weaknesses in your organisation or operations. Here’s how to go about it.
The Connected Manager
14 Oct 2021
What's more important: that people are working on exactly what you want them working on at that exact moment, or that important tasks and outputs are done on time and team goals are met?
07 Jun 2021
Trusting the people you work with (and for) has never been easy. But when you work remotely it's even tougher.
A conversation with Chris Paton about the new book, Purposeful People, an anthology of 19 different personal stories about what it means to live a purpose-driven life.
As companies increasingly source talent for specific pieces of work, how can they manage an increasingly complex 'quantum' workforce?
What are offices going to look like in a post-pandemic world? How can they become safe and productive spaces?
Could a compulsory Covid-19 test become part of our regular working routine? In this Q&A, we ask two UK lawyers about the complex legal issues employers need to consider.
USA Weightlifting’s CEO, Phil Andrews, explains how his organisation has managed to stay afloat during the pandemic.
Most change initiatives fail to deliver. Here's why.
Improve your personal creativity and help organizations do the same.
Because good service starts with good management.
Have we learned anything new about leadership over the past few decades?
How to put the "we" into a team.