Organisational Development Plans – 5 things they need to have

So you’re at a stage where you think it would be good to have some structure….as well as a roadmap in place to make sure your organisation and its people are heading in the right direction. The next question is what does that plan need? SPOILER ALERT – We have a framework and accreditation for […]

Building a better normal

Building a better normal We believe that together we can make work better for people. And through creating better work, we can build a better, more productive and healthier society now and for future generations. And we want you to join us as we embark on a journey to build a better normal. It might […]

A people first approach to crisis

A people first approach to crisis Each week, we’ll be featuring an organisation from our community that is finding a way to thrive during this difficult time. This week, it’s the turn of Troup Bywaters + Anders … We heard from Troup Bywaters + Anders Head of HR, Claire Oliver, on how a focus on […]

A values based approach to crisis

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A values based approach to crisis Good news stories from our community Each week, we’ll be featuring an organisation from our community that is finding a way to thrive during this difficult time. This week, it’s the turn of Sapphire Streams… READ IN WELSH English Welsh English What do Sapphire Streams do? Sapphire Streams operates […]

5 Tips for motivating your team during uncertain times

5 tips for motivating your team during uncertain times Here are our 5 tips for motivating your team during uncertain times. Including – Managing upside down, Tailor your approach, Embrace the f-word, Use the f-word and keep looking forward. 1. Manage upside down  We’re talking about inverting the classic hierarchical model which has the CEO […]

Managing remote teams so BAU still happens as normal

Managing remote teams so BAU still happens as normal While many businesses have already dipped or taken the plunge with remote working, for some organisations and their managers, this will be an entirely new experience. One thing we all have in common is the challenge of keeping sight of the day to day when so […]

The self-appraisal: how to ensure your people don’t view it as a waste of time

The self-appraisal: how to ensure your people don’t view it as a waste of time People who say appraisals are dead have probably never had a good one. Why? Because good appraisals are worth their weight in gold – they build trust, improve performance and accelerate personal development. And every good appraisal has something in […]

International women’s day

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International Let’s make some noise!  We’re busy getting ready to celebrate International Women’s day on March 8. It’s a day of unity, celebration, reflection, advocacy and action, and it’s been happening for over 100 years. #EachforEqual is the message for 2020. The point being that each of us can actively choose to challenge stereotypes, fight […]

Time to stop dreading… Delegating work

Time to stop dreading… delegating work If you’re a manager that doesn’t delegate efficiently, you’re an inefficient manager. It’s as simple as that. Delegation unlocks productivity and learning in the workplace: it’s how you deploy effort effectively and how you ensure that effort becomes more productive over time. So if you’re disadvantaged in the delegation […]

Leading & Inspiring | 20 activities to do

Leading & Inspiring | 20 activities to help Want to find ways to lead and inspire your team? Below we’ve written key things which will help achieve this!  We have developed this list, click on the plus to read the full task… There are  also lists for empowering your team and living by company values. […]