Four years ago, almost to the day, I was sat in a cafe with the President of a global consulting firm. He had his book open and a picture of a battery in black sketched ink existed with some shading in. I stopped and asked him what it was all about and he explained.
Article by 31 October 2018
It’s no secret that diversity and inclusion are popular buzz words in today’s business world. It’s also well known that businesses with a healthy balance of gender, race and age are more likely to outperform their competitors. But how can they deliver effective diversity and inclusion schemes?
Article by 23 October 2018
Employees are becoming increasingly aware that some employers go that extra mile to build in added-value services such as mental health support, within their employer-sponsored insurance policies (including Group Income Protection, Group Critical Illness and Group Life Assurance). There is clear evidence to show that early intervention, particularly for mental health conditions is crucial, so employers who do not currently offer this type of support should be asking themselves ‘why not?’
Article by 18 October 2018
In the book “A Tale for the Time Being” by Ruth Ozeki, one of the main protagonists, a centenarian female Buddhist Priest says that everyone has a superpower. When faced with seemingly intractable workplace conflict, leaders of organisations and HR can feel like they need managers with superpowers. What we don’t always see is that, with some core conflict resolution tools and infrastructure, they can find that they do.
Article by 16 October 2018
Organisations used to talk about mission and vision, today we talk about purpose and vision, but what are they? Are they innately different? And why is it that some organisations find it hard to align these two concepts?
Article by 11 October 2018
Employers that offer private medical insurance (PMI) may have noticed that millennials don’t seem as engaged as other generations in taking up the benefit. So why isn’t this generation - who some claim to be the most health conscious of all* - buying into PMI when it mirrors their lifestyle and ethos so well?
Article by 9 October 2018
With successful work experience supported by good fortune a superior position is achieved where one becomes a departmental head & ... View Article
Article by 4 October 2018
Progress is an inherently forward-moving phenomenon and as ‘time waits for no one’; neither does innovation. Competitive professionals are always ... View Article
Article by 1 October 2018