Webinar: How a new shared purpose can drive and reshape the future for organisations

From shelf-stackers to government loan approvers, this pandemic has seen the emergence of extraordinary heroes in ‘ordinary’ jobs. But what has helped inspire people to put their time, bodies and, sometimes, lives on the line? And what do employers do now to sustain their commitment and engagement through and beyond the crisis? One answer is purpose. […]

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The Wellbeing Organisation

Should I leave this critical Zoom meeting to calm a toddler tantrum? How long has it been since I last talked to someone face to face? How will I cope on this much money? These are just some of the concerns people have faced since COVID-19 began ravaging our bodies, our freedoms and our finances. […]

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Bringing Your People Back – how to re-onboard after the lockdown

Going into lockdown was hard for many businesses; opening up is going to be even harder. Millions of people will return to their workplaces over the coming weeks, and they will find them changed places. The demands of social distancing pose significant practical considerations, and it’s vital that employers help their people navigate their way […]

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The Empathy Revolution

This crisis has seen – and allowed time for – a long discussion about the kind of world we’ll emerge into. More fear or more trust? Fragmentation or community? Economic hardship or fairness? These themes are being considered – and experienced – in organisations too. Things like virtual working and furloughed job sharing are making […]

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The Future of the Workplace

Earlier this year, we were joined by Mark Earls to gain some foresight on the workplace at our latest blue goose briefing. So what did we learn from gazing into the future? Data privacy The future of data security faces new threats at an ever-increasing rate. With technology constantly in a state of flux, it’s […]

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The Lean Employee Experience

Nearly eight years ago Eric Ries released The Lean Startup – now considered the blueprint for how businesses can succeed by failing fast and smartly. A fair amount of the thinking wasn’t new. Ries cites Toyota, not always associated with radical innovation, throughout the book. Yet when I read it as a junior internal communications […]

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