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28 October 2020

RIP to the IDP

Full disclosure, a result of too much COVID-induced TV streaming is that I recently watched the 1989 movie Weekend at Bernie’s where the characters Richard and Larry pretend their dead... Read more...

21 October 2020

Flexible Working not Working? Meetings are not the problem

I recently posted an article about the COVID generated phenomenon  where many people who, in working from home, now find themselves trapped in a cycle of back to back meetings... Read more...

8 October 2020

Working ‘flexmotely’ yet somehow working longer? That’s not right.

I’m hearing it from so many people, I can’t help but think something has gone wrong. Right now, many of us who can work ‘remotely’ from the office are. However,... Read more...

1 October 2020

Doing (Virtual) Organisation Design with the right Technology

Organisation design can be challenging at the best of times.  Through a continuous process of learning and refining, we’ve developed a proven method that we apply in organisation design projects... Read more...

17 September 2020

Gender Balance: Is it Necessary? Is it Achievable?

I couldn’t help but ponder those questions as I kicked off some research to help a client with some market intelligence to support their external succession planning.  Right up front... Read more...

28 August 2020

Build or Buy? What’s your Underlying Talent Strategy

“The essence of strategy is choosing what not to do.” Michael Porter While Talent Management always requires trade-offs, the heart of your strategy must be grounded in either Building Talent... Read more...

17 August 2020

Moving to flexible work arrangements is simple.

You don’t need to be the most astute observer of organisation development to recognise a worldwide shift in attitudes to increased flexibility in where and how work is done. We’ve... Read more...

5 August 2020

When it Comes to Talent, Don’t Confuse Speed with Velocity

Do you remember much from your High School Physics? If you’re one of my contacts then, like me, you probably didn’t take it much further. One thing did stick with... Read more...

31 July 2020

If you want to increase diversity don’t recruit with an ideal candidate in mind.

We have written before that in our line of work we see a lot of Position Descriptions that aren’t worth the paper they are printed on (or the kilobytes they... Read more...

29 July 2020

Turning to the Stoic Philosophers in Covid Times

I first discovered the ancient Roman Emperor and philosopher Marcus Aurelius about 12 years ago vis the book “Meditations” and have carried it with me since.  Written around 180AD, mostly... Read more...

Recent Posts

RIP to the IDP

Full disclosure, a result of too much COVID-induced TV streaming is... Read More

28th October 2020

Flexible Working not Working? Meetings are not the problem

I recently posted an article about the COVID generated phenomenon  where... Read More

21st October 2020

Working ‘flexmotely’ yet somehow working longer? That’s not right.

I’m hearing it from so many people, I can’t help but... Read More

08th October 2020

Doing (Virtual) Organisation Design with the right Technology

Organisation design can be challenging at the best of times.  Through... Read More

01st October 2020

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