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No laughing matter

How jokes in the workplace can make or break an inclusive culture Have you heard about those new corduroy pillows? They’re making headlines. Jokes are powerful. They unite us, creating humorous memories and anecdotes we can treasure for a lifetime. The dictionary definition of a joke is surprisingly broad; “Something that someone says to cause amusement or laughter, especially a...
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Let’s get lateral

Career progression was traditionally about advancement and pay raises. But due to the changing nature of the workforce itself, people no longer expect or want, a job for life. On the other hand, finding and keeping talent is not an easy task. Especially when leaders shy away from difficult discussion when promotions and pay raises are scarce. If a high...
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Is your dogmatic leader suffocating innovation?

Many large and established organizations are sluggish when it comes to change. A large part of the problem is a culture where dogmatic managers dismiss new ideas instead of responding in a broad-minded way. ‘That’s the way it’s always been done around here’ is the quickest way to thwart small-scale innovation. Sebastian Bailey, Ph.D and co-founder of Mind Gym, explores...
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Is hierarchy helping or harming your organisation?

Circles over layers is all the new craze among organizational reporting structures. With the goal in mind of cutting out the middle man, and getting right to the crux of the issue, the trend claims to keep productivity higher and create a more effective environment. Researchers argue that individuals at organizations with a hierarchal structure felt they had more definitive...
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