Diversity in the workplace matters. Although organisations have different drivers and methods for improving inclusion, it makes sense that diversity should not simply be a measure of different characteristics such as race, gender, and disability, but also a drive to ... View Article
Article by 25 June 2019
It’s important to practice what you preach. And given that we advise clients on mental health and wellbeing initiatives, it was important for us to make sure that our own house was in order too. Not only would this impact ... View Article
Article by 20 June 2019
Working with motor industry business leaders, dealerships and other service providers, I frequently hear comments such as, “My people don’t do this” or “They’re not doing that properly.”
Article by 18 June 2019
I’ve been consulting with a huge American tech company for over 20 years, and every year there seems to be a new mission to accomplish. This then gets broken into a subset of behaviours of some sort, and in there ... View Article
Article by 13 June 2019
Change is coming. In the war for talent a digital revolution is helping to unlock the true potential of the HR industry. That’s the good news, the bad news is that like the dinosaurs, those who don’t adapt to these ... View Article
Article by 11 June 2019
The word ‘Disruptive’ has come to signify the kind of transformative change that uproots existing norms of competitive economies and forges a path of its own by rewriting the ‘rule book’ while relegating complacent titans of industry to the annals of history. It’s the kind of trailblazing that is majestic in nature and game-changing in practice.
Article by 6 June 2019
In recent years, many offices have transformed from drab, old-fashioned, cubicle-style layouts to modern, open-plan hubs which foster collaboration. In fact, according to Deloitte, office refurbishments outnumber new builds by more than two to one.
Article by 4 June 2019
Agile working is the 21st century panacea that promises to support work-life balance while overcoming biases around flexible working. In the last few years agile has emerged as the sexy term for working anywhere at any time. But is it ... View Article
Article by 30 May 2019
In the recent series of Across the Red Line on Radio 4, I introduced a” game” to the participants of a political debate. The defining factor of the game was changing the rules by which the “players” to the debate ... View Article
Article by 29 May 2019
The universal law of business: If you want to be the best, you must hire the best. Which is probably why hiring is one of the most challenging processes in a business.
Article by 28 May 2019