Archive for March, 2020

The Adaptive Challenge of COVID-19

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March 26th, 2020

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COVID-19, Self-Isolation, Social-Distancing and Lockdown, new words in our everyday vocabulary. We are in a strange crisis, a battle with an unseen enemy. There is still a lot we don’t know and what we know adds to the complexity of the situation. We don’t know fully what the impact will be, how long this will […]

Three things to pay attention to during social isolation

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March 25th, 2020

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It’s my first week of ‘social confinement’.  As I look over my laptop screen towards the end of my garden, I am reminded that Eric Berne (1966) once wrote that “Most people become uneasy when they are faced with periods of unstructured time”.  How many of us are now find our lives unstructured, or even […]

Are you new to management? Here’s an A-Z guide to help you get those essential management skills

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March 24th, 2020

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Whether you are new to management or have several years’ experience under your belt, being a successful people manager can be exciting and challenging – and one of the most important roles in any organisation. So, it’s important to manage well.  You could have the most fantastic workplace, on paper – but there’s truth in […]

Roffey Park’s support for you and your organisation: together we can get through this

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March 20th, 2020

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As COVID-19 continues to spread uncertainty across the world, the health and safety of our clients, participants, employees and suppliers is our number one priority. We wanted to share some of the steps Roffey Park Institute is taking to support you over the coming few weeks. We’re going virtual and online for now We are […]

Communication and trust during change

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March 16th, 2020

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In the UK, Professor Chris Whitty, Chief Medical Officer, and Sir Patrick Vallance, Chief Science Officer, have emerged as the calm, unflappable face of the UK’s response to the Coronavirus. On twitter users have compared Chris Whitty to James Bond, whilst others have suggested he is entrusted with Brexit negotiations.  It’s a significant U-turn for […]