Commentary

Locked Emotional intelligence versus intellectual competence

•In the world of Organisational Culture Transformation we are very interested in encouraging something we call ...

Locked How to ease the January burden

•In many ways, January is a month in which good leaders really can make a difference •Experience shows that if you help ...

The Good Samaritan

•Cooperation rather than collaboration tends to be the behavioural norm in any workplace •Recent studies show that ...

Locked How Your Attitude Affects Innovation

•Broadly speaking, people tend to view innovation through three primary lenses: opportunity, threat, or mystery •The ...

The Sally-Anne doll experiment

•Employees often believe that hard work alone will be recognised and rewarded, so they don’t need to actively promote ...

Locked The Role of Outliers in Innovation

•Outliers are agents of change who dare to challenge norms, break boundaries, and carve pathways to an uncharted ...

Locked People are at the heart of every business

•A clear understanding of why customers like you makes it easy to craft strategy to enhance those qualities. •Business ...

What got you here won’t get you there

•Culture is how employees’ hearts and stomachs feel about Monday morning on Sunday night •If work routine is mundane ...

Locked To remain relevant, innovate

•History attests to those businesses that discerned the shifting tides and chose to upgrade their strategies •Effective ...

Locked Working remotely or in the office

•Hybrid working is also less of a lure for job hunters, with 57% saying they would forgo hybrid working for the right ...

Locked Does your staff understand your brand?

•If your staff don’t understand what your brand is promising (and why) they won’t know how to behave when delivering ...

Locked How to set smart goals

•Your goals should be specific, measurable, achievable, relevant, and time-bound •In goal setting, time could serve as ...

Locked Is the new normal still new?

•Some jobs, and some companies, will not benefit from hybrid working •Staff who must come to the workplace should find ...

Locked Why companies need to blow their trumpet

•Success stories become part of an organisation's narrative and history as they shape the collective identity of the ...

Locked When life gives you lemons, make lemonade

•People tend to get stuck in the status quo until challenges emerge •Challenges are a great gift in disguise; take ...

Locked Restructuring a business after fraud

•Rebooting an organisational culture after fraud is a genuine test of leadership - but leaders must choose their ...

Locked To Grow, Raise Your Standards

•In my opinion, one way to accelerate your growth is to raise your standards •Where you are now reflects your past ...