Thoughts

Our thoughts on taking Time off Work, the wider HR industry, management and running a tech startup.

Understanding organisational development

The CIPD defines it as: ‘a planned and systematic approach to enabling sustained organisational performance through the involvement of its people’. In English, this means giving employees opportunities to be successful so that they benefit as well as the company.…

A guide to discrimination in the workplace

Here's a short guide to what discrimination actually is and how you can deal with it in your company, whether you're a manager or an employee.…

How to enjoy work

You can't force someone to love their work, but if workers can be more connected to the goal of the company, are they more likely to do the job better?…

Team building games to try out

Let's take a look at some of the best team building exercises for work, many of which can be organised with social distancing in mind - so there's no need for the pandemic to dampen your team spirit.…

Creating a performance review process

Creating a performance review process that works is essential to get a good overview of where your employees are in their working life, what they're doing well, and what's perhaps not going so brilliantly.…

The Small Business Guide to Change Management

What can you do to ensure your business' growth and survival as you face the challenges of an ever-changing market?…

How to apply the 'marginal gains' approach to life and business

When it comes to applying marginal gains, remember that small improvements = big results.…

Digital transformation is about people, not technology

If your office is undergoing something of a tech revolution, it's important to look after your company's most important asset during the transition: your people…

Avoiding 'boreout' - how to make boredom work in your favour

Too much rest can turn into boredom. And too much of that can cause boreout. So how do you know when you’re resting appropriately and not putting yourself at risk of boreout?…