"... leaders must scan the world for signals of change, and be able to react instantaneously. We live in a world that increasingly requires what psychologist Howard Gardner calls 'searchlight intelligence'."
"It ends up becoming a vicious cycle. Companies see that employees are 'always on' and quick to respond, so they start to expect quicker response times and more hours out of employees. A new normal is created, where if you aren’t checking emails past 7PM you must be a slacker..."
Imagine a truly functional workplace where learning is fully integrated into the fibre of the company. What does it look like? How effective can it be?
Book Review: Can you be trusted? Professor Roger Steare and 'ethicability' gets to the bottom of how to decide what's right and finding the courage to do it.
The report by Development Economics warns that more than 122,000 workers in the retail and food sectors lack skills in areas such as communication, teamwork and time management, leading to poor performance.
Soft skills are worth approximately £88 billion to the UK economy and this is set to increase to £109 billion during the next five years...
Listen to James Heckman and the hard evidence about soft skills.