The Future of Work

A presentation I gave on the Future of Work at an event for HR Directors in March 2015. Presentation at Strategic HR Network Annual Congress on The Future of Work. The Future of Work is Social, Collaborative and Connected. Examining how employee behaviours at work are being shaped by wider consumer technology trends and social …

The End

I recently read the headline of an article entitled “the beginning”, strangely I found myself thinking of endings. Not totally off point as often for something to begin, something else must end. They say all good things must come to an end. I don’t believe it’s ALL things. However sometimes they just do. Not because …

The Spirit of an Explorer

If you have the spirit of an explorer, sometimes you set out on a path without actually knowing where it will lead. But it will lead somewhere and if it’s not where you want to be you can turn back and start over or start from where the path seized to feel right. But mind …

Do They Know It’s Christmas?

A couple of months back I was at a friend’s place. We were just having a general conversation when an appeal message for children in need in Africa was shown on television. As is often the case with such adverts, malnourished children with very little clothing were shown. Mid-sentence, my friend paused in our conversation …

Enabling Creativity

Employability skills has become mainstream terminology in the business world, especially when it comes to the employment of young people who are often criticised as not coming out of education equipped with the appropriate skills for the workplace i.e. employability skills. As defined by the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) the key employability skills are: …