How do you build a Culture rich in Diversity and Inclusion?

  What does unconscious bias mean to you? Unconscious bias happens all of the time. Maybe sitting on a train or having a coffee somewhere, just people watching – then out of nowhere, innocently making assumptions about the passing crowd purely by the way they look, or interact. Their job, partner, personality and life. All based on thingsRead the full article…

How L’Oreal Re-Thought Talent Acquisition

From time to time, we come across a company that completely nails online employer branding. What they do is so inspiring, innovative and engaging that everybody wants to follow their example. L’Oréal is one of those companies. The international cosmetics company, juggle careers-specific pages on LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, YouTube and even Soundcloud and Flipboard, and across theseRead the full article…

An Introduction to Myers Briggs Types

Myers Briggs is one of the most widely used personality type indicators, and one, amongst other profiling tools, Duo use with our clients for employee development. The type indicator can often be used in the wrong way and is best used to understand the different ways that people work and process information. For a full understandingRead the full article…

Ladies and Gentlemen, serving Ladies and Gentlemen

  The Ritz Carlton Hotel Company has built a business based on people as its greatest asset. To deliver outstanding service, and become one of the world’s best names in hospitality, they have developed a model of employee engagement based on meaningful vision & vales that truly live day to day. Read more about the secretRead the full article…

The NASA Janitor & JFK…

  During a visit to the NASA space center in 1962, President John F. Kennedy noticed a janitor sweeping the floor. He interrupted his tour, walked over to the man and said, “Hi, I’m Jack Kennedy. What are you doing?” “Well, Mr. President, I’m helping put a man on the moon,” the janitor responded. ToRead the full article…

Simple Culture Analysis Tool

  Often changes to organisational culture can feel overwhelming, but by breaking culture change down into simple stages, and focussing first on the situations or areas of your business that most negatively, or positively impact your business culture, you can successfully implement small changes that equal big results. A simple workflow to assess current situationsRead the full article…

Key Scale Up Challenges

    Sherry Coutu wrote the Scale Up Report back in November 2014, but it continues to be one of the best reports on business scale up problems to this day. The report outlines some key problem areas, and if businesses looking to significantly grow can solve these problems, they will find scaling up muchRead the full article…

The value of a great mentor

Guestblog, Victoria Anderson, MD – Well Rounded You  What do Richard Branson, Steve Jobs and Larry Page have in common? These hugely successful business people are all involved in relationships with business mentors –  they recognise that a great mentor, is an invaluable asset in business. Let’s face it most people can go so much furtherRead the full article…

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