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29 April 2021
Tea & Toast: Recognising cultures in managing change
Organisational change projects are often about changing corporate culture - and the approach comes from a corporate perspective. What can corporate culture change projects learn from how different national or identity cultures view and manage change?
Dinah's Tea & Toast for April put an inclusive and innovative lens over approaches to change management.
29 March 2021
Lessons from a dull Saturday night: losing and failure
How do we cope with failure and losing, particularly if it's ongoing? Hilary got some clues from Daryl Gibson's thesis, Leading While Losing: Elite Coaches' Pespectives on Losing Streaks.
26 March 2021
Tea & Toast: The Tyranny of Metrics
"Not everything that is important is measurable, and much that is measurable is unimportant." | Jerry Muller
Metrics of all shapes and sizes are part of our lives. We set metrics for ourselves, our lives, our work, and our teams as a way to measure how things are going. That makes sense. But our desire to increase accountability, transparency, and effectiveness, combined with the newest technologies has led us into an era of metric fixation.
21 March 2021
Create an inclusive environment
Who feels included in your workplace? What messages do staff and visitors get from the signs and objects you have on display?
14 March 2021
Levelling the field for psychological safety
Want to create a psychologically safe workplace? Check the basics to minimise the threat of workplace sexual harassment.
8 March 2021
I am woman, hear me yawn
According to research, the COVID pandemic "laid waste to swaths of the female workforce at a time when there were multiple encouraging signs for women at the highest levels of corporate America"
25 February 2021
Tea & Toast: Creating a Human-Centred Workplace
Hilary touched on some familiar themes here: openness, autonomy and innovation. And she put our practical, how-to twist on it as well.
15 February 2021
Learning from optimists
I've come to terms with a side of my personality - a lack of optimism - and am trying to counter it.
That's maybe why I focus on people who are optimistic and try to learn from them.