What kind of manager are you? What’s your management style? How would you like to manage your team in a way that improves efficiency, effectiveness, outcomes, and morale? In a corner of Disney, staff autonomy is achieved through delegated Decision Making. Every year ESPN gets their staff to select the company priorities for the year ahead, one that I imagine could potentially be quite contentious … Continue reading How Disney Does Decision Making: Empowering staff
How to work faster is not always the best question – how to be more productive is usually a better ask, but in going along with the most prevalent line of questioning, let us assume that you have productivity nailed and are now looking to improve your focus and work faster. Back at the start of the year, we published an article on Medium about … Continue reading How to work faster using music – 2 rules
Social distancing has created social togetherness in ways that we all expected along with weird and wonderful moments that none of us could have predicted. We will look back upon these shared experiences in the Coronavirus Pandemic with mixed emotions of nostalgia, anger, warmth, anxiety, and pride. COVID-19 has brought us together in mysterious ways – none of us foresaw a shared experience involving Tigers, … Continue reading Social Distancing brings Social Togetherness
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Daniel Woolard pulls back the curtains and looks out onto the one-mile square he calls home, the Calf of Man. “Wow, I’m in paradise” he says. On other days, he recalls, it would be close to bag-packing time. The BBC News website has a wonderful story about how Daniel, having volunteered to work on the Calf of Man, has now become it’s only full-time resident … Continue reading Volunteering for Paradise Island on the Calf of Man
A new online store for remote workers and the world of self-employed freelancers has launched with the mission to support this agile workforce through the provision of handpicked kit, equipment, stationery, and gadgets for their home office or mobile kitbag. Anywheres.co is an offshoot of the international stationery and office supplies provider Lyreco, and is intended to help support the growing population of workers who … Continue reading Home Office kit: Anywheres.co launches handpicked collections