The sense of an ending

The business world loves a launch. Every freshly appointed CEO wants to get started by starting something. And many leaders have a sophisticated understanding of how to begin their reign with a crafted, credible, down-to-earth organisational narrative that draws employees […]

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Employer Brand Management by Richard Mosley review

Back in 2005, Richard Mosley and Simon Barrow published The Employer Brand, one of the most accessible of a wave of books and approaches to employer branding which emerged in the new millennium as one of the hot topics in […]

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Transformational leadership

‘Being able to identify where change is needed and having the vision and skill to make that happen.’ Steve Jobs. Transformational. Nelson Mandela. Not a business leader, but totally transformational. Warren Buffet. Transformational… It’s no wonder that this is an […]

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How Florence Nightingale invented the infographic

Florence Nightingale. Lady of the Lamp, tick. Pioneer of modern nursing, tick. Inventor of the modern infographic…eh? But it’s true. Nightingale was an inspired statistician who was one of the first to grasp that visualising the increasingly available and detailed […]

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How engagement really drives business performance

We all know that employee engagement has a tangible impact on the business bottom line – but for too long that discussion has been rooted in employee metrics, such as levels of absenteeism and retention / turnover. Sure, these are […]

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What’s new in team meetings? The latest ideas to love or hate…

Team meetings are a stalwart of employee engagement activity – and rightly so. Our research, involving millions of employees across several continents, has consistently shown that people prefer to hear and discuss news, solve problems and plan with their colleagues […]

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