Motivation, at heart, isn’t something that changes over the centuries, even if we are trying to encourage our staff rather than the ranks of English archers. Painting images of what life will be like when we have won is a classic motivational technique.
Published: 12 September 2018
Turnover in the role of Minister for Women and Equalities, and its part-time nature, risks undermining the effectiveness of equality policy and giving the impression that equalities issues are peripheral to day to day Government, says the Women and Equalities Committee.
Published: 7 June 2018
From our ancient ancestors, we humans have always been hierarchical - that's our natural state - and how we work and live in groups most effectively. But evidence suggests that resistance to being dominated has been a key driver in the evolutionary development of human consciousness - we don't like being told what to do and we tend to disengage if we have no influence in a situation.
Published: 14 February 2018
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Published: 31 January 2018
People like Laverne Cox who plays Sophia Burset in the Netflix prison drama Orange is the New Black have become global symbols and pushed transgender awareness into the mainstream but it is not surprising if office culture lags behind popular culture.
Published: 28 December 2017
However, this type of behaviour does not just occur in high-profile industries. Indeed, the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development has reported that a third of women in Britain have been subjected to unwelcome jokes and sexual comment. The extent to which such behaviour continues to pervade the workplace, and the fact that perpetrators appear to have continued to get away with it until now, mean the subject must be addressed with renewed vigour.
Published: 17 November 2017
“Niceness” in the workplace can be an undervalued quality, however a recent study from Monarch Airlines has revealed that employing “nice” staff makes for both a happier and more productive workforce. From Rob Foulkes, Head of Digital & Marketing at Monarch.
Published: 19 June 2017
Dove Nest provides experiential Learning and Development in our base in the Lake District and globally, to leading companies to develop Talent, Leadership, Change, Teambuilding, Emotional Intelligence, Culture, Self-awareness and Strategic Thinking. Article by Kieran MacCourt is the Marketing Director for Dove Nest Group.
Published: 31 May 2017
We often dismiss ‘culture’ as a load of self-serving consultant speak. Companies roll out initiatives designed to improve the working culture, there is a big hurrah, then things would settle back to the way they have always been. From Jean Gamester at Semaphora.
Published: 29 April 2017
Imagine waking up, having breakfast with your family or going for a run. Then you work a couple of hours in your office at home. Article by Agnes Uhereczky, the WorkLife HUB.
Published: 13 March 2017