April 9, 2018

Why aren’t organisations prioritising employee engagement training?

  In our Spotlight on the Employee Engagement Profession research, we found that more organisations have a dedicated employee engagement role or team in place than before. In 2017, 39% of participants had ‘employee engagement’ in their job title (compared to 22% in the previous year). However, we know that other roles or teams might […]

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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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