Culture D&I
The Power of Silence

The Power of Silence

I’ve been recently conducting some focus groups for my Russian clients. Finding out what I already know: that Russians in general are not a very mobile workforce, and in this case do not necessarily want to move from their larger city place of work to a much smaller...

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Mixed feelings about Teambuilding

Mixed feelings about Teambuilding

When I was head of the Corporate University in Kazakhstan, one of our ‘best sellers’ was Teambuilding. And my people were pretty damn good at it. Which I guess is the reason that we had so many companies as clients and return as clients. I have always had mixed...

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Employee Engagement Survey Action Planning

Employee Engagement Survey Action Planning

The HR Consulting group within my current organization has a range of expertise including carrying out online engagement surveys for all of the National Companies. When we report the results it is often to the CEO of the company and their top leadership teams. This...

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Transition (Temperature) Monitoring Team

Transition (Temperature) Monitoring Team

I was recently contacted by Susan Bridges, the widow of William Bridges, the guru of Transition (and Change) Management. I had corresponded with Bill who taught and certified me to use his material many years ago, and Susan, who is producing an anniversary updated...

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Mentoring circles

Mentoring circles

One of the things I do in this new country, is coach and mentor people to help transfer knowledge and grow skills. It is something I enjoy doing and would do even if it wasn’t expected of me. In fact I had started before I even knew it was expected. And given that...

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