Andre de Waal | 11 Jan 2021
Too many organizations ignore or tolerate bad management. Yet bad managers will never get optimal results, so their tell-tail traits need to recognized and dealt with.
The world is changing much faster than their organizations. And that’s a big problem, because traditional businesses are not designed for adapting to change or aligning with shifting markets.
What better time than the New Year to stop, reflect on what’s happened in 2020 and gird our loins for what looms ahead. In that spirit of reflection, here are five questions all team leaders should be asking themselves.
After this unprecedented year, finding ways for a team to connect and address the needs of the whole person rather than focusing solely on work priorities is more important than ever.
If someone in your organisation has an idea, is it welcomed? Or does hierarchy, history and organisational politics make innovation impossible?
David Livermore | 18 Nov 2020
The US is a divided nation, in part because many working class individuals believe progressives and diversity advocates have compassion for everyone - except them. Might they be right?
In the midst of another lockdown and with the colder months are setting in, many of us are wondering how we are going to deal with this winter. Here are some tips on how to cope.
Many so-called leaders have an unhealthy interest in the outward trappings of their position. But real leadership is inconspicuous - and it’s about far more than status or measurable achievements.
As we struggle against the the Covid-19 pandemic, it's clear there is a far more serious public health crisis that has long been hidden in plain sight: a digitally primitive healthcare system.
The Connected Manager
08 Jan 2021
What holds a wall together is the mortar between the bricks. And what holds a project together is the effective, clear and proactive communication between individuals.
14 Dec 2020
You could drive yourself crazy trying to follow every piece of advice you get - and often the experts disagree. So how is a rational person supposed to take all this advice without their heads imploding?
We talk to Wayne Turmel about his brand new book, “The Long-Distance Teammate”, and how you can become a a really effective member of a remote team.
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.