Returning to the office? A helpful exercise to rebuild connection20220929184256

Returning to the office? A helpful exercise to rebuild connection

For many office workers, the remoteness of work for the last 30 months has felt like a prolonged hibernation. From the cocoon of our home offices...
You’re fired! How to effectively manage restructures by being planful and kind20220826180906

You’re fired! How to effectively manage restructures by being planful and kind

A number of tangential events has got me thinking about quitting recently. Fear not this isn’t the precursor to me having an existential crisis (...
Human connection – creating belonging through meaningful relationships20220727012345

Human connection – creating belonging through meaningful relationships

In recent years we’ve seen the word “belonging” force its way in to an already crowded diversity agenda, but in reality we are no further forward in c...
Freedom at work20220525014554

Freedom at work

How organizations should redesign work to create the flexibility and empowerment people are searching for It’s worth repeating that the world of ...
More Four Less: Is the 4-day working week our best response to the great resignation?20220420233906

More Four Less: Is the 4-day working week our best response to the great resignation?

In this month’s blog, I explore the 4-day work week. HR websites are full of stories advocating for a shift to a reduced working week, but is it the g...
The Meaningless of Work – Finding purpose through your profession20220220204231

The Meaningless of Work – Finding purpose through your profession

 As a fan of the HBO drama Succession, I was excited to recently stumble across a radio interview with Brian Cox – the classically trained Scotti...
The work of building hope – My predictions for 202220220118072814

The work of building hope – My predictions for 2022

 Like the start of every year, over the last couple of weeks, my social media feeds have been a pretty constant stream of predictions and aspirat...
The case for kindness20211217014928

The case for kindness

 Building a culture of kindness through teams The recent public outcry to Vishal Garg’s handling of layoffs seems justified. The CEO fired a...
Keep 1.5 Alive – HR’s role in climate change20211123180002

Keep 1.5 Alive – HR’s role in climate change

As the echoes from two weeks of debate continue to reverberate through the halls of the SEC in Glasgow, the debate continues to examine whether the la...
Managing the post pandemic talent tsunami20210727043013

Managing the post pandemic talent tsunami

Terms like “the talent tsunami” and “the great resignation” have been making the headlines in recent weeks creating more work for HR teams longing for...
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