Embedding DE&I: diversity, equity and inclusion as a journey, not a destination

The business case for embracing diversity, equity and inclusion (DE&I) is clear. A 2020 report by McKinsey shows that companies with highly inclusive workplaces perform better – and are more resilient – than their peers; in fact, the study clearly links ethnically and gender-diverse executive teams to greater profitability.

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Leading through change and ambiguity in 2022: workforce skills and competencies

The world of work is going through a period of rapid transformation. According to a 2020 report from the World Economic Forum (WEF), half of all existing employees will need to acquire new skill sets by 2025, with so-called ‘soft skills’ like critical thinking, resilience and problem-solving topping the list.

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Talent Management: creating a healthy pipeline

When the supply of talent is plentiful and good jobs are at a premium, companies often feel they can afford to take a relaxed approach to recruitment and retention. If new hires don’t work out, there are always plenty more fish in the sea, right?

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Leading through change and ambiguity in 2022: Key leadership qualities 

The importance of a leader’s ability to navigate through disruption has been emphatically confirmed by events of the last two years.   It’s hastened a shift in L&D priorities: the leadership qualities that may well have returned satisfactory results in more settled times are no match for the vision and resilience required to act in imperfect … Continued

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Leading through change and ambiguity in 2022: Workplace challenges

After two years of unprecedented social and economic disruption, businesses can be sure of just one thing in 2022: greater uncertainty. To survive – and even to thrive – against a backdrop of volatility, leaders must steer their organisations through the unknown with confidence and agility, deftly selecting and adapting the strategies that will help … Continued

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Fostering Emotional Intelligence. Car Share with United Utilities (not quite Peter Kay and Sian Gibson…)

It’s a cold, wet autumn morning at the north end of Thirlmere reservoir in the Lake District. Yes, reservoir, I learn. It was originally two lakes that were subsumed into a reservoir around 125 years ago. Anyway, the rain is pouring, dark clouds sit menacingly atop the mountains. Beautiful, I think, and take in a … Continued

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Leading through change and ambiguity in 2022: Workplace challenges

After two years of unprecedented social and economic disruption, businesses can be sure of just one thing in 2022: greater uncertainty. To survive – and even to thrive – against a backdrop of volatility, leaders must steer their organisations through the unknown with confidence and agility, deftly selecting and adapting the strategies that will help … Continued

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