Recently it’s been tough to differentiate news about Uber as a tech start up from news about Uber’s working environment Although it is still rated the highest-ever value start-up, it’s difficult to believe that the company is attracting the kind of talent it wants, or further investment. Their negative culture has potentially eclipsed their positive … Continue reading Why companies need to work on creating positive cultures from start-up stage
George Bernard Shaw once said, ‘Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds, cannot change anything.’ The first part of this quote is essential for businesses to remember. No matter how big or small the change, it is essential for change to happen for progress to happen. We all know that … Continue reading When a company grows up how does it stay human?
“How are you?” “Busy!” “Hectic!” Sound familiar? And if we weren’t busy and multi-tasking would we think something was wrong? Probably…. Thanks to technology such as voice activation we can now do even more things at the same time, if only Alexa could make us a cup of tea… We live in an exciting, … Continue reading Building a human culture through times of change
Imagine it is a Sunday evening. Are you genuinely excited its Monday tomorrow because over the weekend you have had an idea that you want to test and put into practice or do you have a ritual that you go through to get your ‘work armour’ ready for Monday morning?