I thought people might be interested in this press release we did on a survey of brain savvy leaders.
would be interested in your comments. there is more data so do let me know if you are interested.
The Financial Services and Manufacturing industries have the weakest leaders in the UK, according to a detailed study released this morning by Head Heart + Brain, a leadership development consultancy.
To gauge the standard of leadership in different industries, Head…Continue
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First there was size zero, then there was Coke zero, and now there are zero hour contracts. But zero hour contracts aren’t about skinny jeans or cutting calories; instead they’ll cut your worth and working schedule. But since they’ve never promised to be anything but vague and open – can we really chastises them?
What is a zero hour contract?
A zero hour contract is just that –…Continue
Added by Gareth Cartman on October 2, 2013 at 13:54 — No Comments
Hi folks - we recently invited the community to answer two simple logistic questions for next year's event. 12 people replied. Warning - what follows does not make for particularly scintillating reading but it may prove helpful for the team running things next year.
Cheers - Doug
Q1 - What day of the week would you prefer to have our next event on?
Monday - 1 person
Tuesday - 0
Wednesday - 2 people
Thursday - 2 people
Added by Doug Shaw on October 2, 2013 at 8:53 — No Comments
After the last unconference - we invited people to give feedback via a very short survey. In total, 7 people responded, thanks to all of you. I thought you might be interested to read the feedback as it may help inform future decision making.
Cheers - Doug
What did you get from the #BraveHR event, that you expected to get?
I expected to find out about many issues faced in HR by professionals and experts and how they could be faced head on. I found this…Continue
Added by Doug Shaw on October 2, 2013 at 8:36 — No Comments
I’ve been trying to go to the gym a bit more regularly lately, not that that’s unusual. Compare the number of gym memberships to the number of people who consistently go to the gym and it’s safe to assume that almost all of us are trying to go to the gym a bit more regularly lately.
That said, there are regulars – folks with impressive self-discipline and dedication who show up nearly every day. But, not all regulars are the same. The majority are focused and pushing themselves…Continue
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The corporate culture has changed drastically after globalization. Organizations now exist in an arena where the web solves all corporate problems. It is a world where mobile phone has become a backbone to business houses. Social networking sites rule the consumer market. So, analyzing these aspects, e-learning software companies have designed social learning application tools. These application tools help firms create effective knowledgeable experience for workers.…
Added by Gireesh Sharma on August 14, 2013 at 7:00 — No Comments
Conventional training methods in organizations fail to boost knowledge of employees. This is a contemporary era. The thing that is buzzing in the corporate world is technology. Workers also have a tilt towards technology-centric platforms for gaining knowledge. Learning management system firms have identified this inclination of organizational workers towards technical gadgets. They have leveraged this situation fully. They have created training software applications that run smoothly on…Continue
Added by Gireesh Sharma on August 14, 2013 at 6:48 — No Comments
Association is the trend now.
Collaborative learning is the process of gaining knowledge without depending on faculties. Gaining knowledge through faculty is an old concept. Today's buzzing trend is knowledge gathered via association. When a group organizational employees get together at one platform for brainstorming, the outcome is exceptionally well. A group of workers take an organizational issue and start discussing the ins and outs of it. Team leaders…
Added by Gireesh Sharma on August 14, 2013 at 6:18 — No Comments
These days, when talking about our ‘tablets’, most of us won’t be referring to medication. Of course, we could be talking about popping a few pills to dull the pain of a headache but increasingly; we’ll want to discuss the advances of the new iPad or Galaxy.
Yet could the rapid pace of technology lead us into migraine territory itself? With 56% of Americans already owning Smartphones, it’s hard to ignore their popularity especially as adoption of them has accelerated over the past few…Continue
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Let's talk illogical for a second (pardon the frivolity please).
It is a widespread myth that there is no zone beyond rationality. Being rational is a highly discreet act. Yes, it's true that the logical theories always rule the vineyard of human mind. However, things are much more profound than what they seem like. Obvious things are not always the pivotal aspects in making decisions. The obvious is too unsubstantial and won't gratify the demands of tough situations…
Added by Gireesh Sharma on July 29, 2013 at 12:08 — No Comments
Yes, who is this?
Didn't you recognize me?
I am the lethal halo.
Several myopic perceptions affect human judgment. Such effects are so intense that they foster biased perceptions in people. One such defect that affects human rationality is the halo error. It is an instinct in humans that makes them create faulty perceptions. Owing to halo effect, one's opinion about something gets affected by the…
Added by Gireesh Sharma on July 29, 2013 at 9:52 — No Comments
Let's begin with an obfuscation for a change.
He has many shades. He plays many characters. He plays each one of them in right places. Inappropriate use of any power is never a part of his business dictionary. He is wise and cool too. This is what helps him in taking judicial decisions for his organization. Too much obfuscation? Let's break the mystery then. The reference here is to any guy who shares a place in the management team of a…
Added by Gireesh Sharma on July 26, 2013 at 5:13 — No Comments
Never bore your employees in the name of training.
Organizations today need concrete training methods to help employees learn the work culture better. Training is important for keeping the workers informed about the ongoing drifts in the corporate market. The erudition process goes on in a firm till it survives. Employees learn things at every foot step of organizational work. Therefore it is necessary for firms to make the process a fun element in the workplace.…
Added by Gireesh Sharma on July 17, 2013 at 6:20 — No Comments
A proficient workforce is able to deliver more than the one that is novice. The employees of an organization undergo intensive sessions to gather skills and knowledge. The organization that has skillful people records higher revenues every year. The learning outcome depends largely on quality of training delivered to the workforce. Nowadays organizations lack effective know-how on training techniques. A dull and insipid training session never interests learners. Owing to inefficient training…Continue
Added by Gireesh Sharma on July 17, 2013 at 6:05 — No Comments
Stress is a subject in itself. From an organizational aspect, stress has many aspects and ramifications. Stress is common in a workplace. This topic has provoked a lot of researchers and organizational experts to explore and analyze its implications. Eminent critics of organizational culture and work ethics have said that the matter deserves attention. According to these prolific minds, stress has a direct correlation with the amount of work assigned to a workforce. If the work assigned to…Continue
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An organization requires a talented sales force, that can aggrandize its sales revenue. Organizations should make their sales guys realize the importance persuasion in marketing. Also the sales persons should know, that a wise approach will be to cultivate new ways of persuading the customers. This is because today's consumer has become prudent. It will take a lot of intellect to cajole him to make a purchase. So using an old set of skills in every sales call may not work.
Added by Gireesh Sharma on June 20, 2013 at 6:00 — No Comments