Lead the (Human) Way

Here's my latest thoughts on how we can lead the human way. "That's not fair," said the child. "Life isn't fair", says the adult. I'm call bullshit on this phrase. Don't invalidate the person's feelings. Fairness is one of the top four violations that people feel when in crisis (along with trust, safety, and power/control). The violation of fairness occurs when expectations go unmet AND when something bad/unwanted happens as a result. It is our decisions and judgements of the situation that makes it feel fair or unfair. As a leader, it's your job to communicate effectively so your people can determine the decisions/judgements taken were in fact fair. I hope you enjoy the read, and don't forget to hit subscribe to my newsletter "The Human-Centric Workplace". #TheHumanCentricWorkplace #Leadership #Work #TheFutureOfWork #TopTips

The Challenge is Real

Back in April I did an initial round-up of the PR that had been released in relation to return to office/hybrid/remote first plans. Here's a little update as to where the world is right now according to the press... Office Centricity vs Hybrid vs Remote First Whilst all the PR continues, there are real people behind it.... Continue Reading →

Protecting Yourself from a Narcissistic Leader

Historically, there has almost been an acceptance that senior leaders will have (and even should have) narcissistic personality traits. One one hand, there can be commercial benefits to the organisation, but the methods to achieve results are too often to the detriment of others’ emotional and psychological well-being. As such, the commercial benefits can soon... Continue Reading →

New Ways of Living

2016/17 saw a surge in popularity for "New Ways of Working" which ultimately focused on increasing flexibility, home-based working, and desk sharing, which allowed many organisations to right size their property portfolios. For those implementing NWoW, the impacts were far reaching, with reports of: better work life balance, increases in wellbeing and productivity, financial savings... Continue Reading →

H-Y-B-R-I-D

Ok, so we're dreaming of the days where we can have the choice of going to an office again - but definitely not 5 days a week. The pandemic has accelerated the genie escaping from the bottle and hybrid working is the talk of the town. People want the ability to have some structure and... Continue Reading →

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