Culture

Support people back to work

3 Simple Steps For Supporting People Back to Post-Pandemic Working

Last year the pandemic prompted us to limit our physical contact leading to a new norm of working from home with an emphasis on all things digital. Now, with the virus no longer calling the shots, we are able to decide on how we want to work when the restrictions are lifted. And whilst returning to …

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Conversations: More than an Exchange of Information

Conversational Intelligence is the trademark of Judith Glaser. This article is based on a review of the book, Conversational Intelligence – How Great Leaders BUILD TRUST and Get Extraordinary Results by Judith E Glaser What are conversations? At face value our conversations are about talking, sharing stories and information, telling people what to do and what’s going …

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Supporting those Bereaved and Grieving

“Empathy is a strange and powerful thing. There is no script. There is no right way or wrong way to do it. It’s simply listening, holding space, withholding judgement, emotionally connecting and communicating that incredibly healing message of ‘You’re not alone.’” Brene Brown Bereavement and grief can be challenging in ‘normal’ times. However, the current …

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Trust empowers

Leaders who TRUST empower; Leaders who FEAR instruct

“The best way to find out if you can trust someone is to trust them.” Ernest Hemingway Trust is a vital ingredient for all relationships – professional and personal. Without it we find it hard to connect, collaborate and be open to other perspectives. Trust helps us feel psychologically safe so we can engage fully, …

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Navigate a Business through a Crisis using Emotions

Following the outbreak and spread of COVID-19, governments all around the world have recommended varying degrees of lockdown. This has had an enormous impact on how businesses are able to operate. For some businesses, such as those in the travel & leisure industry, business operations have almost ceased completely and for ‘non-essential’ businesses there are …

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Why Brexit Won’t Affect The UK’s Cultural Future

The Beatles, Shakespeare, Monty Python, Harry Potter, David Bowie, James Bond, The Rolling Stones, Sherlock Holmes, the list goes on….. The UK definitely punches above its weight in terms of its contribution to the world’s popular culture. Enter Brexit The 2016 EU referendum, and nearly 3 years of subsequent dithering, induced considerable questioning, even mild …

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