Honest feedback can make you a better leader

Jim Barnett | 01 Jun 2020

We humans are often very poor at self-awareness. But anyone who sees themselves as a leader canít afford to be complacent, and emerging leaders in particular need honest feedback.

Remote working in the post-pandemic world

Jan Schwarz

When the coronavirus pandemic is over, many businesses will have to decide if, when and how they will bring employees back to the office, or whether they will keep encouraging staff to work from home.

Harnessing natural intelligence

Rosie Tomkins

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.

Will employment litigation derail recovery?

Alan Jenkins

Itís all very well governments wanting to get people back to work. But if employers risk litigation or prosecution if staff contract COVID-19, many will conclude that it simply isnít worth the risk of re-opening.

The importance of purpose in motivating your people

Marybeth Belka

One of the biggest lessons from the coronavirus pandemic has been that incredible feats can be accomplished when leaders share a sense of purpose.

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Mental wellbeing for leaders and managers

Christine Macdonald | 06 May 2020

Working in a leadership or management role can be trying at the best of times. But in the uncertain period we find ourselves in at present, the pressures can sometimes seem overwhelming.

What will life be like after the pandemic?

Manfred Kets De Vries

What is the aftermath of the coronavirus pandemic going to look like? Will we go back to normal? Will we even want to? Or will the crisis invite us to rethink our future?

How to thrive while working from home

Tony Anticole

Despite its many benefits, many of us are also discovering the downsides of remote working and being physically distant from colleagues.

Mission first, people always

Gary Burnison

During this crisis, it is people who will be the ultimate differentiator. And leading means meeting people where they are, because that's the only way to convert self-interest to shared interest.

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Podcasts

Looking beyond the pandemic

What Matters

A conversation with Sandra Kelly, UK director of People 1st International, and corporate learning specialist, Nigel Paine, about the ways employers are supporting their people during the Covid-19 crisis and what HR and L&D professionals can do to prepare for the future.

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News

Staying afloat: The Evergreen Agency

How are small businesses surviving the pandemic, the lockdown and working from home? Over the next few weeks, weíll be finding out how companies in different sectors are coping.

Pivots, pirouettes and silver linings

How have companies whose business models were made obsolete overnight managed to ride out the coronavirus storm?

The great COVID divide

As the COVID lockdown continues, a new UK survey finds a-near equal split between positive and negative employee emotions, but with big rises in anxiety and stress and growing fears about finances.

Employee wellness falling by the wayside

Most businesses are failing to look after employee wellness while they work from home during the coronavirus lockdown, according to new research.

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