Eight steps to achieving a high-performance culture

Vlatka Ariaana Hlupic | 19 May 2022

Creating a high-performance culture is often touted as the holy grail of today's organisations. But achieving it in practice remains an elusive concept.

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Creating serendipity in the workplace

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Everyone experiences good or bad luck at some point in their lives. But what if luck isn't as blind as we thought? What if it is something we can cultivate in the workplace and beyond?

The demise of the Blackberry and its link to Covid

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What's the link between the iconic Blackberry phone and the Covid pandemic?

Taking time for leadership

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Pondering issues before acting brings new alternatives, fresh perspectives and creative solutions. That why leaders who don't pause to reflect often run into trouble.

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'Global leadership' is one of those fancy terms that gets used in glossy consulting reports and EMBA marketing briefs. But what does it actually mean?

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Boris Johnson's attempt to apologise for attending a Downing Street party during last year's lockdown is a timely reminder about the gulf between making a formal apology and being genuinely sorry.

The biggest source of conflict on diverse teams

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Clashing expectations are the main source of conflict in almost any relationship. And nowhere is that more true than with the intercultural challenges of diverse teams.

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Love + Work

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Bob Selden dips into Marcus Buckingham's new book, Love + Work, which asks why the simple idea of 'doing what you love' can be so challenging to put in practice and suggests what we could do to make that dream a reality.

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