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Organising Your Organisation – The Power of Interconnected Teams

April 27, 2016 published by

The 2016 annual paper by Bersin from Deloitte, “The New Organisation: Different by Design” focuses in its first chapter on the ‘rise of teams’ within organisations. Basically, organisations need to re-organise to keep up with competitors, manage global environments, workplace changes and remain fluid, innovative and fast. Using examples from the US... Read more


What we can learn from US college football recruiters

January 22, 2016 published by

Recruitment – good recruitment, where you find people who are good and who stay with you, is a difficult thing. With the unemployment rate continuing to hover around 6% (the acceptable ‘full employment’ rate is anywhere between 4 – 6.2%, according to the OECD), increasing globalisation, competition and the increased popularity of... Read more

High Performance Jetsons

October 29, 2015 published by

So I woke up pretty early this morning, and as I’m sure you all do, I started thinking about a better way of finding and assessing your high performers. Not only what they achieve, but what value they are to the business. So then I started thinking, who are the most valuable... Read more


What does it take to Get, and Keep the Best?

September 14, 2015 published by

In today’s world of work, there aren’t many things that can’t be replicated, making it harder and harder for businesses to differentiate themselves. That is, except people. Unless you’ve got an illegitimate license to clone, you can’t replicate the people in your team. If you want to be better than your competitors,... Read more


The 7 Ps of Team Performance

September 14, 2015 published by

Way back in 1965 Bruce Tuckman put forward his now famous “Forming – Storming – Norming – Performing” model of team development.  Tuckman’s model identified the phases necessary and inevitable for teams to grow, to face up to challenges, to tackle problems, to find solutions, to plan work, and to deliver results. ... Read more


Consultants Are People Too

September 14, 2015 published by

Picture this: It’s wintery outside – dripping rain and blustering wind. You have a snuffly nose, a sore throat and feel slightly ‘floaty’ with the cold. Then, your drink bottle explodes in your bag complete with laptop, iPad and mobile phone – in the middle of a meeting. Disaster, right? Wrong! In... Read more


Keep your eyes on your goal

September 14, 2015 published by

I remember when I first started riding a bike with seriously good riders.  I’d been riding for a while and competed in triathlons for some time, but if you asked hard-core road cyclists, they didn’t hold a high regard for the bike-handling skills of triathletes.  It’s probably changed a bit since those... Read more


This thing called work, I just, can’t handle it…

August 17, 2015 published by

Who came up with idea that 5 days a week, and 40+ hours is the way ‘work’ should work? A lot of us grew up in the world where this was the norm. You ‘turned-up’ for work in a physical sense, and had to be seen to be working. In many ways,... Read more