How to be a great hybrid manager

Flexible work is no longer an afterthought for employees, it’s the future of work…and it’s happening now. Flexible working was once a perk, now it’s a necessity and it plays a large part in how potential employees choose their employer. If you’re about to start...

How to Promote Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace in 2021

The common perception is that diversity and inclusion is an HR prerogative. But that’s not true. While the HR team is responsible for driving diversity and inclusion in the workplace, it needs to be a leadership priority that works from the top down. Embracing...

How Will You Adapt? Cognitive Diversity And The “Next Normal”

The impact of COVID-19 on our ways of working has been staggering. The most obvious, the shift to remote work, has impacted organisational cultures and employee engagement almost overnight. Beyond remote work, it has accelerated a number of key future of work trends,...

Asynchronous Communication in Remote Work: Adjusting Your Management Style

In the last few weeks, there's been a lot of content floating around about remote work. But many of these articles assume that even if everyone isn't working at the same place, they're all working at the same time.  However, it’s worth considering, once you've given...
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How to be a great hybrid manager

How to be a great hybrid manager

Flexible work is no longer an afterthought for employees, it’s the future of work…and it’s happening now. Flexible working was once a perk, now it’s a necessity and it plays a large part in how potential employees choose their employer. If you’re about to start...

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How to Keep a Virtual Workplace Engaged, Productive and Happy

How to Keep a Virtual Workplace Engaged, Productive and Happy

We made a big move at the end of 2016. After three decades in our headquarters, Herrmann went completely virtual. This virtual workplace reflects the increasingly global and dispersed nature of our organisation—many of our employees are scattered across countries,...

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A Whole Brain® approach to Executive leadership development

A Whole Brain® approach to Executive leadership development

Some people think that when they reach the top of the corporate ladder, they no longer need to participate in team-building or leadership development activities. But these exercises are as valuable for Senior Executives as they are for office workers and lower...

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The Most Important Talent Management Idea of 2020

The Most Important Talent Management Idea of 2020

Our bet for the biggest idea in management for 2020? Cognitive diversity. Cognitive diversity is a broad concept, but we define it as the differences in the thinking (i.e. cognition, perspective or information processing styles) that people use to process the world...

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How to be a great leader: the secret is vulnerability

How to be a great leader: the secret is vulnerability

The world is full of CEOs and leaders who think they know it all. The tech industry is especially guilty of it. Jeff Bezos, Mark Zuckerberg and Elon Musk have all been called out for their aggressive leadership styles, characterised by arrogance, bravado, entitlement...

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