Have you read any good books lately?
I’m reading Daniel Pink’s book “When” at the moment – all about the science (not art) of timing. It will change how you look at your calendar (and how you book a hospital appointment) forever!Read More
Ask me anything – I’ll answer one question every day.
(My biggest insights will come from questions about employee engagement, leadership, company culture, and entrepreneurship.)
Wanting to improve company performance and get the best out of your people – that would be the biggest motivation for reading the book.Read More
Yes. Don’t!! Long service recognition or tenure awards are a complete waste of money. I advise everyone who has them to stop them and if you don’t have them then for heavens sake don’t start. People won’t stay in a role unthanked and unrecognised for 5 or 10 years just waiting for a carriage clock […]Read More
40 people is a lovely size to be – I can remember that time in my last business very fondly. To be honest I think at that size there are better things than surveys. Communication should be quite fluid at that size and you can just about get everyone in a room and have a […]Read More
That’s easy. Brené Brown.Read More
No, I don’t think the “normal” open office space is the best. Normal, regular, run of the mill, open office space tends to be rows and rows of identical desks crammed into standard office spaces with some meeting rooms around the edges. And there never seem to be enough meeting rooms. There are two problems […]Read More
I think most of the ten elements of The Engagement Bridge are actually pretty stable – we’ve known what we need to do for years, many companies just aren’t doing it. I think maybe the piece that is has changed most and is continuing to change is Leadership and following from that, it’s connected element […]Read More