Few teenagers know what they really want to do, and half of 25-34 year olds change career path, suggesting that they made the ‘wrong’ decision. In the UK, the Sainsbury Review and the Building our Industrial Strategy green paper (p.16) suggest a transition year that supports young people to get clarity on their career aspirations. […]
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Already deep in controversy over its ‘toxic culture’, Uber has now lost its licence to operate in London where it has 40,000 drivers and 3.5m customers. Its new CEO has apologised and hopes to restore faith. The more fundamental dispute, for Uber and other ‘gig economy’ firms like Deliveroo, centres on the 2016 ruling that Uber drivers are not […]
Walking at work is good for our physical and our mental health; and it aids our decision making processes with others or alone. Street Wisdom enables us to see the urban environment in an inspiring way, and is ‘walking-based problem solving’ – a mix of psychology, mindfulness and cognitive science. We can also look to nature […]
How adept are your employees at networking for career development? Practical steps to build professional relationships, increase career satisfaction and empower people to fulfil their potential. When it comes to careers there is no mistaking that other people play a key role; family, teachers, early career decision influencers, those who hired us, managers, peers, and inspirational role models all […]
Leaders improve their results by building 360 degree relationships, with their boss, their peers and their people. Peer and boss relationships lead to 47% of our business impact. Being friendly makes good business sense, but it’s more than that. We need to focus on strategic issues and financial results with our boss; and building momentum […]