Flexible Working Survey 2.0: How Has the Pandemic Changed the Way We Work?
We recently carried out a follow-up survey to our first Flexible Working Survey in May 2020. The results of the first survey, taken just as the first lockdown was easing and only a few months into a period of quickly-implemented remote working, showed that the overall experience of flexible working had been positive. Respondents reported … Continue reading Flexible Working Survey 2.0: How Has the Pandemic Changed the Way We Work?
Be A Better Leader: How To Improve Your Leadership Skills
Good leadership is a skill that comes naturally for some, and less easily for others – but it can be taught. It comes down to good communication, an ability to really listen, being able to plan strategically and take decisive action, and the ability to get others on board with your plans. As we look … Continue reading Be A Better Leader: How To Improve Your Leadership Skills
5 Things to Consider Before Rolling Out Flexible Working
Our recent survey showed that working from home offers numerous benefits for many workers – and their employers. Respondents indicated that overall we are more productive, better motivated with increased job satisfaction when working from home. I’ve spoken to lots of businesses who are now planning to make changes to the way they work – … Continue reading 5 Things to Consider Before Rolling Out Flexible Working
The results are in: how will Coronavirus change the way we work?
I’m really interested in the way that work has changed over the past six weeks as a result of the Coronavirus pandemic. With a huge percentage of the workforce quickly making the shift to working from home, we’ve had to quickly adapt to a new way of working, new ways of communicating and new ways … Continue reading The results are in: how will Coronavirus change the way we work?
Taking Over A New Team? We Bought A Van
What does the fact that we bought a van have to do with your taking over a new team? Surprisingly, there are a lot of similarities. We bought a new camper van last year. We wanted to move up to a bigger van which would give us more opportunities and I saw one … Continue reading Taking Over A New Team? We Bought A Van
Do You Make Lists?
Do you have too many tasks to keep them all in your head? Do you make lists? For lots of people, the problem with lists is that is difficult to prioritise them. We tend to start at the top and work our way down, and any new tasks either get added to the bottom or … Continue reading Do You Make Lists?
What do Charles Darwin, Thomas Malthus, Dinosaurs and Kodak have to do with change?
I don’t think anyone would disagree that we are going through a period of rapid and constant change. Indeed as someone said to me recently “the only constant in business today is change”. The phrase, ‘if you always do what you’ve always done’ is often used to reinforce the importance of consistency, but that only … Continue reading What do Charles Darwin, Thomas Malthus, Dinosaurs and Kodak have to do with change?
Using Cardboard to Start a Cultural Change Programme
I was recently involved in the introduction of a long cultural change project with a client in Cornwall. Polymermedics Ltd. is a UK injection moulding company delivering high quality plastic products to the medical, hygiene and pharmaceutical market. They are currently expanding and realise a need to work more effectively as a cross-shift/ Cross-departments team; recognising … Continue reading Using Cardboard to Start a Cultural Change Programme
How To Build A Cathedral
By Martin Crump. Martin is a Director and co-founder of Evolution. He is a certified NLP Master Trainer with a wealth of experience of working with organisations of all sizes and types across the UK. We have recently finished a really interesting piece of work with the Diocese of Truro. The Church of England, … Continue reading How To Build A Cathedral
Planning For Business Success and Personal Fulfilment
By Martin Crump. Martin is a Director and co-founder of Evolution. He is a certified NLP Master Trainer with a wealth of experience of working with organisations of all sizes and types across the UK. What makes people set up their own business? Is it a need to be in control … Continue reading Planning For Business Success and Personal Fulfilment1 2 Next »