Co-workers in a Disruptive Enterprise

Last night saw the start of the London six-day cycle race at the Olympic Velodrome. For long term cycling fans, an exciting return to the UK since 1980 when Wembley last hosted the Skol 6 race on a purpose built track just 160 metres long. It’s only in recent years of course that the sport […]

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Talent Development, Why England Rugby Got Kicked Into Touch

England are out of the rugby World Cup. The right players, the right tactics, the right manager – all are under intense scrutiny right now.  However, one aspect has yet to come under the same spotlight – the talent the manager (whoever they are) has available.  This has nothing to do with whether the England […]

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A Fresh Approach to Ensuring Your Employees Have a Fantastic Career (With You)

In today’s continuously shifting organisational environment, with flatter structures, more flexible roles and ever changing expectations, employee personal and career development is no longer about moving up a well-defined and structured promotional ladder. Instead, progressive employers appreciate that they maximise the contribution employees make to their organisation by developing their careers in ways that both […]

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Think Like a Nomad

Thousands of years ago mankind lived as nomads. This nomadic lifestyle emphasised the importance of social groups, relationships, the sharing of knowledge and food. As the seasons changed, the nomads would move, following the weather and migration patterns in the same way that we see birds migrate today. Then came civilisation, agriculture, settlements and life […]

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Orchid Development

In my travels I have come across many who subscribe to the notion that organisational change will naturally result in positive and productive changes in the people who work there.  Downsizing, re-engineering, diversifying, centralising, decentralising and many other things are expected to be successful, as the response to the changing needs and habits of the […]

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