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Confidence vs being right

“We must all distinguish between confidence as belief in ourselves, and confidence as belief that we are right. In the VUCA world, the latter is dangerous. The former is essential”. Sticking to our ‘rightness’ often leads to missed opportunities and failure. Feedback helps us to learn from success and failure and become more confident in […]

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Women returners – a missed opportunity?

In the UK, members of parliament are calling for more support to help women returners – women re-entering the workplace. Given women’s wealth of experience, companies are missing an opportunity to snap up some talented people. Increasing maternal employment by 5% could generate around £750 million in increased tax revenue and decreased benefit spending for the country. […]

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Migratory talent

Migration impacts the war for talent, as developed countries attempt to fill skill shortages and developing countries fight to retain their talent; migration can generate significant economic benefits: migrants make up just 3.4 percent of the world’s population, but they contribute nearly 10 percent of global GDP. Immigrants are twice as likely to become entrepreneurs […]

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Fitting in or standing out

Standing out culturally or structurally (but not both) will get you ahead of the pack. Useful data for new joiners. Organisations tend to support external hires when they join; at its best, that includes helping them to figure out how to fit in and how to stand out; but employees moving internally are often left […]

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