Effective communication with your audiences is even more important that is has been in the past, given the volume of information we are consuming on all our different devices and various platforms. It’s all about ‘cutting through’ and being relevant to get messages across. This is something marketers have been doing for years, but today customers, potential clients, business partners, and employees place great importance on being able to trust the messages we see. As consumers, we are not only searching for the information we need, we are looking for reassurance. Whether we are researching something we are going to buy, who we vote for, or information to inform our beliefs and opinions we need to trust information that’s communicated by companies and its credibility.
Article by 8 October 2019
Today it feels like change is the only constant that you can rely on. Brexit, digital transformation, industry 4.0 and a changing make-up of the workforce, it’s no surprise that resilience has never been higher on the boardroom agenda. Retaining and upskilling employees in the next few months may well prove critical to business success.
Article by 6 October 2019
Do you experience stress, frustration or a sense of stuckness in your organisation? This may be nothing to do with resistance from staff, but rather a normalisation of a low resilience level.
Article by 3 October 2019
I chose to work in my career as a Cancer Nurse Specialist because people with cancer need much more than treatment alone. There is a much wider picture which is crucial in caring for people with cancer and this is acutely important in the workplace.
Article by 1 October 2019
Your organisation’s entry level intake of high potential talent is probably gender balanced – or even skewed in favour of ... View Article
Article by 25 September 2019
Working in HR and recruitment, wouldn’t it be great to have a crystal ball? We could use it to predict the jobs our firms will need to fill in two years’ time and therefore start a recruitment campaign well in advance. We could anticipate the parts of our organisation that will shrink in the next six months, freeze hiring in those areas and begin reskilling and retraining staff to work in the functions that drive business growth.
Article by 19 September 2019
Let me tell you a story of two talented and ambitious young men, both dreaming of a high-flying career – ... View Article
Article by 18 September 2019
If you work in an office, you’ll inevitably know how important the ‘front of house’ area is. Your reception is ... View Article
Article by 17 September 2019
In my work with managers of international teams comprised of multiple nationalities and backgrounds, the questions that come up most frequently are those that are about the difference between ‘country’ culture and ‘organisational’ culture, and how to create a ‘global culture’.
Article by 16 September 2019