Organisational culture

The benefits of making inclusion a priority

The benefits of making inclusion a priority

It is a fact that low diversity is bad for business. Companies spend millions of pounds annually to foster a more inclusive corporate culture. They don’t just do it to avoid discrimination lawsuits, but because it makes them money. Leaders face the challenge of turning their companies into a meritocracy-based organisation. Running a meritocracy-based organisation is all about transparency and…

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Build a company with a purpose and a workplace that people can love

Build a company with a purpose and a workplace that people can love

Too many people feel they are not able to be their authentic selves in the workplace and that is fundamentally wrong. Being your authentic self at work can be hard, we tend to put on a brave face and hide our vulnerabilities, but it is possible. It is possible to cultivate leadership that ignores fear, hierarchy and bureaucracy and cares…

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Make your employees happy and productive through inclusivity

Make your employees happy and productive through inclusivity

The reasons to desire a diverse workforce are many. If you are a leader, the last thing you would want is a divided workforce. Leaders should celebrate diverse perspectives and make sure everyone feels a sense of belonging. People do their best work when they feel like they are a valued part of the business – they feel happier and…

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Tips for successfully working with remote teams

Tips for successfully working with remote teams

Remote working has grown substantially in the last decade. In fact, even pre-COVID, millions of employees were already working from home at least half the time. Remote work is the future we all must get ready for. The rise of remote work is unavoidable. Allowing remote work can benefit not only your workforce but you as a leader and the…

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Remote work – the new normal

Remote work – the new normal

This new normal, whereby remote work is the norm, will allow businesses to optimise their talent pool while creating more opportunities for prospective employees. Today’s enforced remote working shines a light on every business and its state of readiness for the future of work. Yet, despite positive remote work trends, many companies are still reluctant to adopt it. Reasons could…

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Meetings – how to use them effectively

Meetings – how to use them effectively

Meetings, in essence, are meant to boost productivity and efficiency. When everyone is on the same page and aware of what should be done, even the most challenging tasks can be completed. In reality, we find ourselves stuck at unproductive meetings, week after week. Meetings are essential to a smooth-running company; unfortunately, many leaders don’t know how to use them…

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Steps to infuse well-being and vitality into any organisation

Steps to infuse well-being and vitality into any organisation

We’ve all heard about health initiatives in the workplace. Some companies put out fruit baskets, others incentivize working out or using pedometers. These might seem better than companies that don’t offer any health initiatives at all, but workplace wellness isn’t just about fruit and pedometers. Workplace wellness refers to any approach that allows employees to be more human at work.…

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Learn how to become an exemplary leader

Learn how to become an exemplary leader

Bookshelves are full of leadership manuals. Yet leadership is an art. Leadership should be in the business of establishing and fostering fair, caring relationships as well as meaningful collaboration among employees. In this modern day and age, leadership skills hold great importance and play an important role in providing opportunities for progress to any person. Everyone tries to establish his/her…

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The rise of remote working

The rise of remote working

When you think about work, you probably think of an office. A worker behind every desk, typing away on a computer. Afternoon meetings in the conference room to discuss recent projects. Gossip at the water cooler; take-away lunch in a paper bag. Yet modern technology has completely changed the way we think of work. New ways of sharing information mean…

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