Meta has announced a 3-day in the office work rule from September, after 3 years of being a self-labelled leader in remote working, the global giant is insisting on its office-based workers being back in the office. It does stink a lot of autocratic leadership. Part of me celebrates being in the office, delivering in-person […]
The number one change that will have the greatest impact on organisations: true gender diversity on the Board.
‘It is time to accept that it’s not the women that we need to change [in order to achieve gender diversity at board level] but it is the culture that needs to change, to one that accommodates and supports the other 50% of the talent pool.’ The Female FTSE Board Report 2022, Cranfield and EY.
I am pretty sure we have all enjoyed working from home, especially when you think about the money saved on commuting, work wardrobe and fast-food lunches. While a lot of people they have been forced back into the office full time (despite what we all learned through the pandemic and the countless studies that have
A senior exec once said to me: ‘I can see how agile working is a benefit, but only for experienced staff members who already know what they’re doing’. Well, some might say learning happens during watercooler conversations or ear-wigging more senior people in meetings or on the phone. But, let’s say a ‘junior’ member of the team is on research duty, why is the office a more productive environment than, say, a home or a library? For me, this comment emphasised a lack of trust in their team as a whole and smacked of closed mindedness.
Three-day weekend anyone? I’ll happily be first in line…