August 14, 2015

Ted Talk of the Week: What it takes to be a great leader – Roselinde Torres

Ted Talk of the Week What it takes to be a great leader – Rosalinde Torres What makes a great leader in the 21st Century? The world is full of leadership programs, but the best way to learn how to lead might be right under your nose. In this clear, candid talk, Roselinde Torres describes […]

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May 15, 2015

TED Talk of the Week: The power of believing that you can improve

TED Talk of the Week: The power of believing you can improve – Carol Dweck This week’s TED Talk is inspired by Mental Health Awareness Week, and our blog 5 tips to combat stress in the workplace. Carol Dweck discusses “growth mindset”, the idea that we can grow our brain’s capacity to learn and to […]

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May 8, 2015

TED Talk of the Week: 4 lessons in creativity – Julie Burstein

Julie Burstein discusses creativity in the face of challenge, self-doubt and loss. How the ‘letting go’ of control and acceptance of destruction can lead to something even better and more beautiful than before, all ideas which can be applied to any form of creation…

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April 17, 2015

TED Talk of the Week: How to manage for collective creativity

Linda Hill, How to manage for collective creativity How does a company create innovation? Linda Hill studied different companies to find out how leaders encouraged innovation by keeping ideas flowing through all staff, not just those in higher positions, but through a collaborative journey. Pixar and Google featured in Hill’s research, and she discusses how […]

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April 9, 2015

Employee Engagement Report: The Results Are In!

Employee Engagement Report: The Results Are In! Unexpected great things can happen when you meet new people! People Lab’s Emma met The App Garden’s Martin at SMiLE London, and got chatting about technology in the workplace. Emma and Martin must have had a particularly good old chin-wag, as an idea to conduct some research and […]

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