It’s Ok not to solve all your employees’ problems

At our Safe Space event in November, we explored the current tightrope leaders face, exacerbated by the impact of the recent pandemic. Namely executives expect their managers and their teams to deliver results. At the same time, after two years of turmoil, employees have experienced managers who lean in, are compassionate and connect with their humanity. Leaders andContinue reading “It’s Ok not to solve all your employees’ problems”

Walking the tightrope between compassion and performance

How do managers walk the tightrope between compassion and performance? And how can organisations help leaders to manage both people and performance in the post-pandemic world?  The changing workplace  Before Covid-19 employees could choose how much of their home life to bring to work, with many drawing a firm line between the two. The focusContinue reading “Walking the tightrope between compassion and performance”

Authentic leadership lessons from the world of jazz

A game of workplace bingo will surface the oft used trope “authentic leadership.” It’s a phrase bandied around in leadership circles and in HR teams. We mouth the words and espouse the need for our key employees to lead authentically. But be honest. Don’t we all struggle to really know how to do this? HappilyContinue reading “Authentic leadership lessons from the world of jazz”