They’re telling everyone that their employer doesn’t care about them. There are two agendas at play here. First, bad news gets noticed. If I tell you that your employer doesn’t care about you, you’re far more likely to read my post than if I tell you that your employer cares. Newspapers have known this forever, […]
We live in a world where we must all bow at the altar of authenticity. But we are all many authenticities and none. How do you determine what to do authentically? Especially if you lead an organisation where your behaviour counts? Here’s a 4 level model that should help.
We live in a business culture that has made a God/dess of authenticity. Be authentic above all. But… if you lead a company, and especially if you’re a founder CEO where your word permeates the whole organisation, make sure you’re not being authentic to the wrong thing! I once delivered some group training where well […]
I’ve interviewed over 1000 people, and \*probably\* recruited over 500. I used to look for cultural fit when I was recruiting. I hear this a lot still. And it’s wrong. The right fit to look for, and the one I eventually learned to look for instead, is a values fit. Values are what matters – […]
I found this on a school report from when I was 12. It’s wonderfully honest. I’d wager Mr Thomas was really thinking “The kid’s a bit shite. But as he’s large, we can use him as an obstacle in defence.” But he was worried about my feelings. So he softened it up. Though it’s still […]