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Mental Health Terms at Work

The role of the manager (HR and general management) is once again expanding. Supporting people in the context of retention, engagement, motivation and growth has always been a part of these roles - but with growing pressure and levels of uncertainty at work, supporting people is requiring more depth.

Jun 28, 2022

Topics: Leadership- Psychology- General Business

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Work From Home Gaps Across 20+ Countries

The majority of businesses - with the means to do so - have broadly supported work from home (WFH) and hybrid work arrangements over the last two years particularly in the wake of the health pandemic. Do gaps still exist between employees and employers on this important topic?

May 17, 2022

Topics: General Business- Future of Work- Culture & Organisational Development

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Introducing Human-Centred Funding

The process of developing a business case and seeking internal organisational funding might need a shake-up to get a more holistic return on investment. This article looks at the current state of internal funding via business cases and a potential solution to put people at the heart of the investment. 

Apr 26, 2022

Topics: Smarter Thinking- General Business

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30+ Life Changing Books in 1 Sentence

This article was inspired by a Tweet from James Clear who asked his followers to share, in one sentence, the main idea from a book that changed their life.

Dec 13, 2021

Topics: Leadership- Motivators & Drivers- General Business

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The Change Agent’s Role in Creating an Agile Organisation

The traditional enterprise may be deemed hierarchical, sluggish and outdated in the post-pandemic era, but moving to an agile operating model is tough, especially for established large companies. Can organisations really do strategy and execution differently? 

Nov 23, 2021

Topics: General Business- Change & Transformation- Business Models ("Nutshell" Series)

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13 Questions About Hybrid Work, Answered

Do hybrid work arrangements matter to employees? According to recent surveys, the answer is a resounding “YES!” But it’s important to quickly follow that “yes” with how the data shows a unique paradox.

Oct 12, 2021

Topics: General Business- Future of Work- Culture & Organisational Development

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Understanding and Responding to The Great Resignation

The Great Resignation was first noted in the USA in April of 2021, and indications that it has spread to the UK, Europe and Australia have since followed. 

Oct 12, 2021

Topics: Recruitment & Selection- General Business- Future of Work

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The Main Cause of Job Stress is Not What You Expect

Who has more stress? A CEO or an Administrator? You might think the CEO has more to worry about, and that's a reasonable assumption. After all, those who occupy the most senior positions are required to shoulder greater responsibilities than those in administration or support roles.

Jul 20, 2021

Topics: Psychology- General Business- Coaching & Mentoring

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