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Read our latest thinking on strategy, teamwork and innovation.
Some best practices for managing remote teams
Remote working has long been a top-up to face-to-face office time, but what happens to a team when all employees work from home for weeks or months?
Our free Collaboration Playbook features over 20 great ideas for fostering collaboration in your team. This jam-packed guide includes insights from Google, IDEO, Deloitte, Apple and more.
Just 8% of British employees are engaged at work. According to Gallup, “These employees psychologically ‘own’ their work, helping move their organisations forward by driving performance and innovation.”
Deloitte predicts that companies will be built around networks of high performing teams that are formed and disbanded quickly as projects are established and prioritised.
As this article from 1843 Magazine outlines, the world’s attention these days is focused on technology, yet there is a growing trend for craft and artisan companies that look more like workshops from the pre-industrial world.
How many meetings do you attend each week? How exciting and interesting are they? If your answer is “not very”, here are some of the ways companies across the world bring an extra dimension to their meetings.
I was chatting to a potential client recently about the subject of initiative. Whilst it’s closely related to the creative mindset, I realised I’d never given the subject thought on it’s own. So, here’s how I would go about covering the topic of “initiative”.
If one of your team’s goals is to increase creative thinking and innovative ways of working, here are four ways to focus on innovation from a team development point of view.
The book Antifragile argues that in order to succeed we should develop qualities that enable us to thrive and grow when exposed to volatility, randomness and disorder. Here are some tips for developing antifragility.
In Quartz at Work, Erin Joan Lamberty lists four ways we can practice creativity in our daily lives. By taking regular, small opportunities to develop our creative abilities, we become more capable of taking larger creative leaps.
In the New York Times, a profile of Adam Neumann and WeWork. It’s a compelling vision of the future of work: one of its newest locations, Dock 72 in Brooklyn, “will be the kind of place you never have to leave until you need to go to sleep.”
Pretty easily, it turns out. That’s according to a new study published in the Journal of Consumer Research which suggests that at least part of our response to advertising is beyond our control.
Accenture has released its Technology Vision 2018 report, titled Intelligent Enterprise Unleashed. The report details five trends that they predict will allow companies to take advantage of new technologies.
As organisations and business analysts turn their attention to the likely impact of artificial intelligence on the world of work, several key futures are emerging. Rather than a dystopian future where robots take everyone’s jobs, there is a definite convergence on the opportunity for human strengths and soft skills to complement those of AI and automation.