As most of us this week are back to work, fully invigorated for the year ahead, it’s the natural time to start thinking about goals for 2018 – be these personal, business based or, as we see the lines between work and personal become more and more blurry, a mixture of the two. One of … Continue reading The Future of Work – How leaders can prepare
How many articles have you read about Millennials, Generation X or Generation Y wanting to work differently? There is quite a collection of them online: this one praises their confidence and positivity, this one says they have a desire to match their personal values with work, there’s even a WikiHow post on the topic. But … Continue reading Are Millennials really different?
We know the future of work is changing. Recently the business pages have been full of stories both about how robots and technology are going to change our jobs, and also how millennials are changing the nature of the workforce and how business think. One day, AI will take over roles that people currently perform, … Continue reading Oneself
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?