The Best Companies to Work For

The Best Companies to Work For

What Do They Have in Common? What makes a company a good company to work for? There are a number of surveys that seek to find an answer to the question of which are the best to work for but not what connects them. Probably the best known survey in the UK is the Sunday...
The Art of Listening – 5 Ways to do it Better

The Art of Listening – 5 Ways to do it Better

I’m sure we have all been frustrated by a problem you have been working on and for whatever reason you just cannot work out a solution. Sound familiar? How many times have you then gone on to describe the problem to someone else and in doing so suddenly realise that...
How Hands-On Should Management be?

How Hands-On Should Management be?

How close are you getting to your staff? Can you sense their mood? The video embedded below shows Evernote CEO, Phil Libin, working as a barista in the coffee shop in Evernote’s reception. Every employee is expected to take a turn at the machine and does on...