Last year, Tim Dew gave the keynote speech at an HR leader’s conference in Scotland. The subject was ‘Putting People at the Heart of Business Transformation’. We all know that the people side is the most difficult part of any business change. This speech will give you some ideas on how to deal with this […]
If you can’t make great decisions in your organisation, there’s not much point in getting out of bed. The quality of your decisions are dependent on the quality of your decision makers and their understanding of the whole of the organisation. Hence, investing properly in training them and hiring your team is essential. There’s no […]
What are your top 5 challenges as a learning and development professional in 2019? After discussion with several L&D Leaders we know, we share some of their priorities.
We are delighted to announce that ROCKET from Games Without Frontiers are finalists in the 2019 International Business Learning Games Competition (IBLGC). We’re looking forward to going to Lisbon in September to take part in the Games Showcase and the Awards Ceremony Dinner! The IBLGC is part of the 4th annual International Conference on Business […]
Title Page Photograph: Loic (Lemur) le Meur, interviewed by Richard Branson Don’t forget to be extraordinary. Loic says so. It’s a tough ordeal, to be a leader. There are expectations, prying eyes and an assumption that deliverables should be set and met.
Pay rise? Performance bonus? Put £200 behind the bar on a night out? Possibly. I would argue, however, that these are ‘skin deep’ motivators.
Do people love to work for ‘Purpose Driven Companies’? Purpose = “an aspirational reason for being which inspires and provides a call to action for an organisation and its partners and stakeholders and provides benefit to local and global society” This week we added our purpose statement to our website. OUR PURPOSE To influence the […]
Culture. What does it mean? Why do some companies ‘have it’ and others don’t? What does this mean for Digital Transformation?
Does anyone actually find these so-called “motivational pictures”, well, a motivator? Last week I mentioned Dan Pink (and what motivates us) and then I wondered where you can find great examples of businesses like this. A good a place as any to start was job website Glassdoor’s award for the 50 UK Best Places to Work […]
“We want to change but the culture here is just too deeply embedded”. A more traditional approach to tackling the problem of change within an organisation could be some encouraging words from senior management, a selection of PowerPoint slides detailing the company’s new Aims & Objectives or a departmental team building session… which we all […]