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From the Top Down: How Stressed Leaders Impact Teams and Organisations

In today’s fast-paced professional landscape, the role of leadership is crucial in navigating challenges and steering teams towards success. However, the pressure of leadership can often lead to stress, with 41% of senior leaders feeling stressed and 36% feeling exhausted. This impacts the wellbeing of the leader, but also trickles down into all levels of the organisation. The Domino Effect...

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Managing Uncertainty and Change in the Workplace

Managing Uncertainty and Change in the Workplace During periods of change, it’s normal for feelings of uncertainty to manifest in the workplace. In the last few years, the working world has had to continuously adapt in response to significant challenges; such as COVID-19, staff shortages, the socioeconomic climate and the development of technologies that redefine the ways we work. Adapting to these...

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Our 5 Pillars For Perpetuating Organisational Success

As Business Psychologists, our 5 pillars for perpetuating organisational success provide a foundation for us to leverage our expertise in and experience of behavioural science to deliver evidence-based solutions for key challenges facing organisations, enabling positive and high-performing working environments. Our 5 pillars are: Performance Without high-level performance, success will remain a...

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Gen Z: Successfully managing the new kids on the clock

With a short scroll on the corporate accounts on TikTok or Instagram reels, it is easy to fall into the rabbit hole of comedic videos highlighting the differences in how different generations approach work and perform in their roles. In many of these videos, Gen Z are depicted as embodying the recent trends of ‘quiet quitting’ and ‘the Great Resignation’. As a generation raised in an online world,...

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Maximising Employee Performance Through Compassionate Leadership

Compassion can be defined as “sensitivity to suffering/distress in self and others with a commitment to try to alleviate and prevent it” Cole-King and Gilbert, 2011. Compassionate leadership creates the right environment for individuals to enable them to reach their full potential and feel respected and valued at work [1]. It is about building close relationship thus giving us a sense of belonging...

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System Working and the Role of the Leader

Working in a system involves moving away from a individualistic perspective and employing a holistic approach. This is achieved by considering how different parts of the system interact with each other and recognising how departments, organisations or sectors can come together to deliver a vision and tackle problems [1]. Holistic thinking emphasises the complexity, dynamism, and entirety of the...

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Generational Expectations in Today’s Workforce

Today’s active workforce comprises five different generations, working together towards shared economic and commercial goals. Each generation has its own unique set of traits and values. These influence their expectations, attitudes, priorities, and behaviours at work [1] which in turn create the need for organisations to adapt their approach to their workforce. This comes with its challenges, therefore,...

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Hybrid Working: Benefits and Challenges

Prior to the pandemic, remote working was a concept that many organisations were hesitant to introduce. However, its prevalence and popularity have significantly amplified since then. As the Covid-19 restrictions are now lifted, the vast majority of workers are hesitant to return to the office on a full-time basis and prefer the flexibility of combining both remote and office working – a concept...

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