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It was the best of lines, it was the worst of lines: On starting your story.

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February 19th, 2020

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“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season of light, it was the season of darkness, it was the spring of hope, it […]

Organisation Development and The Future of Work

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January 29th, 2020

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Margaret Wheatley and Myron Rogers (1996)* once wrote that ‘organisation is always an expression of identity’. I happen to agree with this insight. The act of organising is an act of identity formation whether the particular form is that of a corporation, a social movement, or a sports club. And I think this holds true […]

5 tips for leaders on how to improve collaboration in their teams.

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January 17th, 2020

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Collaboration with other people is one of the everyday activities in all organisations but not all collaborations are successful. We have all experienced or heard stories about groups of highly skilled people coming together to work on a project and failed. So, what’s required to make a collaboration a successful one? In search of an […]

Organised Foolishness: Two Fools and a Goddess

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January 7th, 2020

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Not Altogether Foolish Leading, managing, designing and generally being part of organisations is, as we all know, a serious business.  Organisations have duties of care, deliver peoples’ livelihoods, drive revenues, maintain health and safety, serve stakeholders, and much else besides.  All serious stuff.  But is there room in all this for a bit of foolishness? […]

Roffey Park’s PULSE Learning Framework – what it is and why it is important

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December 16th, 2019

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Roffey Park’s PULSE learning framework places our clients and participants at the centre of their learning journey.  PULSE is embedded in our organisational practice which means that from first contact, through programme design and delivery – we will work with you to support your learning journey in a meaningful way. Here we ask our Head […]