Risk Management: Critical roles and people

In every organisation there are critical roles and individuals with specific expertise or attributes that make them fundamental to its success. In normal times there is an acceptance of churn, even with Talent programmes etc designed to mitigate the risk of departure, but that risk...

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“It’s all in the mind (set)…”

“There are two types of people in this world…” is a common opening line for many jokes and internet memes. However, it was over 30 years ago that Carol Dweck identified a stark difference in resilience between groups of her students. Some were unable to...

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Tokenism: is it such a bad thing?

Board Diversity Box-ticking tokenism (and is it such a bad thing)? Public naming and shaming, investors revolting, and media outrage … yet we’re still no further forward when it comes to gender diversity at the highest levels of business … Recent research from The Pipeline, an organisation that...

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Imposter Syndrome: A 60 second read

Imposter Syndrome refers to people who are successful by external standards, but have an illusion of personal incompetence. It’s estimated that a whopping 70 percent of people will experience it at least once in their lives. It’s well documented that many women suffer from this on...

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evolution [noun]

evolution [noun] A process of continuous change from a lower, simpler, or worse to a higher, more complex, or better state : GROWTH Like most things in business, the world of Interim Management has evolved since it was first introduced to the UK during the 1980s. As...

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