Why proximity breeds unfairness
Tag: #HR #leadership
One of my favourite stories of last year was of someone complaining of their photo (from a stock gallery) being used in an article about hipsters. The claim was that their photo being used portrayed them in a negative light. The article was on group conformity and on how, whilst trying to show they don't … Continue reading Hipster HR
A Year Without Work
Early in my career I took a job in a department that was supposed to be delivering a major new product for one of our business partners. It seemed like a great opportunity. What happened next was that the deal was delayed and the delayed again. But we were already in training and so the … Continue reading A Year Without Work
The Nature of Your Jobs
For long time readers (that's both of you) my aversion to Apple as an organisation and the near cult of Steve Jobs is well documented. However, I'm also pretty 'whole of market' about where I get my wisdom - because I think learning is so precious that you should try and grab it wherever you … Continue reading The Nature of Your Jobs
Leaders: Is that how you want to be seen?
I wrote some time ago about the fact that senior teams on organisations are people too. I was chatting to a group a few weeks ago about influencing organisational strategy and that sometimes the aspirational influencing techniques and the ROI figures from research won't hit the spot. That's because evidence helps - but people still … Continue reading Leaders: Is that how you want to be seen?