I read the story of the upside down Mondrian the other day. It seems a multi million pound artwork has been hung the wrong way up for many years and no-one has noticed. Fatal error? No. People have accepted it and gone with it. How prepared would your senior management be to accept your colleagues… Read More Upside down
I feel happy when I recognise people ‘get’ that learning can be different. What makes you happy at work?
I see lots of people using the phrase ‘soft skills’ to try and describe the key skills someone needs to be able to do as a minimum for a job. It was interesting to see the Singapore Government label these as Critical Core Skills. They’re critical because they cause failures. They’re core because they’re central… Read More Soft skills
Saw this the other day: Just one in five employees strongly agree that their company’s system motivates them. Large organizations spend tens of thousands of hours and tens of millions of dollars on activities that not only don’t work, but also drive out top talent. Re-Engineering Performance Management – Gallup Tell me again, how your… Read More Performance Management
I saw this quote the other day: Our research revealed that to be successful in the new world of work, managers cannot depend only on hierarchical position as the basis for providing leadership MIT Sloan Management Review Here’s an idea: what if managers were NEVER able to rely on hierarchical position? Seeing people looking at… Read More Just add Hybrid