You lead, I’ll follow

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February 21st, 2017

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In my line of work I frequently find myself leading; leading projects, groups, or providing leadership in single moments of interaction with others. I enjoy it and work hard at it. However, sometimes the best I have to offer is my followership. Spotting times when what is required in a situation is skilful followership is […]

Why is change so hard?

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February 2nd, 2017

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It’s not like we never change, it’s something we do almost daily. If there are road works on our way to work, we find an alternative route. If the supermarket moves where it puts our favourite items, we don’t just stand there waiting for them to put them back, we explore, ask around, or choose […]

HR and the future of work – don’t forget the fundamentals

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January 26th, 2017

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The new year has brought the usual round of predictions about the future of the world of work, and the implications for people functions . It has also brought headlines that suggest such a world is no longer in the distant future, but is starting to be reality now e.g. “worlds largest hedge fund to […]

Are you a ‘Little Donkey’?

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December 20th, 2016

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Presents, Politics and Peace – at Christmas It’s that time of year when many of us in the UK, and no doubt elsewhere, are subjected to a cacophony of Christmas songs and carols blaring out at us from shop PA systems as we dash from shop to shop for our last-minute Christmas shopping. I guess […]

Are you a traveller with a tale?

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November 24th, 2016

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ODN Europe is pleased to offer a writing workshop, running from lunch time on Tuesday 30th May 2017 to lunch time on Thursday 1st June 2017 at the Roffey Park Institute, to those who would like to write for publication (or for other reasons they may hold). The purpose of the workshop is to enable […]