Ordinary people – Extraordinary performance

What makes ordinary people in organisations perform extraordinarily? Dr Marc Kahn exposes the surprising thinking that provides the answer. Ordinary people - Extraordinary performance,  a talk by  Dr Marc Kahn at TEDx King Alfred School. Marc is Global Head of HR & OD at Investec, Visiting Professor at Middlesex University, a Speaker & Author

By |2019-09-25T11:43:04+00:00September 25th, 2019|Categories: Communication, Performance, Psychology, Talent|Comments Off on Ordinary people – Extraordinary performance

Lights Camera Collaboration

Lights, Camera...... Collaboration! What Organisations can learn from Hollywood by Anthony Topham A few years ago whilst working on the set of the film Credence, in between takes I found myself observing the way the team worked. Reflecting on that experience through a consultants lens, a couple of weeks after filming had finished I chatted with Mike to [...]

By |2019-05-30T14:19:23+00:00May 30th, 2019|Categories: Communication, Culture, Leadership, Values|0 Comments

How to ensure your business works for a diverse range of people

With the benefits of diversity in the workplace so abundantly clear, on both a human and business level, many companies are keen to ensure they are an attractive proposition to a diverse range of potential employees. Here Kirstin Furber, previously Head of HR at the BBC and now Chief People Officer at ClearScore, explains how she believes the task [...]

By |2019-10-27T11:14:50+00:00September 4th, 2018|Categories: Communication, Culture, Talent|0 Comments

The State of AI in 2018

Artificial Intelligence (AI) has the potential to disrupt life and work as we know it, but given all that is going on in the world, why is now the right time to tackle this particular industry or problem? In finding an answer, we must first identify where we are along AI's continuum and understand why now might be a pivotal point in its [...]

By |2019-10-27T11:14:45+00:00August 4th, 2018|Categories: AI, Communication, Innovation, Technology|0 Comments

Making Sense of Strategy

Effectively communicating strategy can be one of the more tricky challenges facing an organisation. Go into too much detail and audiences glaze over pretty quickly as death-by-PowerPoint is inflicted upon them. Or pitch it at too high a level and no-one is any the wiser about what it means for them. Which, by the way, is the question that [...]

By |2019-10-27T11:14:40+00:00August 2nd, 2018|Categories: Communication, Leadership, Performance, Psychology, Strategy|0 Comments