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”

“Build back better”: A radical rebuild

This is the final blog in a series of three, exploring the opportunity that we currently have to build back better for women at work. The need to do things differently The She-cession and The Great Resignation enable us to seize the opportunity. We can radically shift gender equity through building back better and generatingContinue reading ““Build back better”: A radical rebuild”

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”