Traffic management: The new Organisational Effectiveness…

I recently wrote a post about challenging conventional wisdom and taking a counter intuitive approach to solving problems. A couple of articles in the evening standard back in February made me consider how the principles of modern traffic management can provide interesting cue’s for a rethink of how we should challenge the conventional wisdom around managing people…

Conversation is the new currency…

Engagement. It’s the word on every self respecting HR professionals lips right now. A multi billion dollar industry has even formed around the subject on the back of eye wateringly large budgets invested by organisations in the pursuance of an “engaged” workforce. Despite it being a business priority, and there being more evidence than you can…

A new dawn…

I’ve never been that big on having a grand plan for my career. Things started well with a nice big slug of conformity and success, but after 10 years I was left thinking “Is this it? Is this the best we can do with people in organisations?”. I knew it wasn’t of course, but there…