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The silver lining to the crisis

By |2020-03-22T08:50:52+00:00March 22nd, 2020|Categories: COLLABORATIVE WORKING|

In every situation in life there are different analysis perspectives. When looking at a problem, there are some people who see the glass as half empty or completely empty, and there are those who seek other ways of looking at the same glass: as half full or even full of different things. The possibility of those [...]

Organisations that become change accelerators

By |2020-03-05T17:36:49+00:00March 5th, 2020|Categories: CHANGE ACCELERATORS|

When company leaders cultivate a change-oriented mindset in their teams, all the pieces of the operating system tend to be influenced by the emergence of a successful agile work model. In this article, we will discuss a few cases of organisations that decided to adopt this mindset. Kellogg, well-being from the inside out. Kellogg promotes values [...]

Are we ready for people-centred organisations?

By |2020-03-05T17:33:56+00:00March 5th, 2020|Categories: ORGANISATIONAL CULTURE|

Organisational transformation and change are unavoidable and necessary nowadays. Adapting to dynamic environments and collaborative work teams with an agile and strategic vision is becoming a crucial skill for organisations to be more open, flexible, innovative and effective. This has been discussed by experts such as Peter Drucker and Gary Hamel. This is why we share [...]

Leadership and its impact on the organisational environment

By |2020-03-03T08:02:24+00:00March 3rd, 2020|Categories: CLIMATE, CULTURA ORGANIZACIONAL|

“A true leader has the confidence to stand alone, the courage to make tough decisions, and the compassion to listen to the needs of others. He does not set out to be a leader, but becomes one by the equality of his actions and the integrity of his intent.” –  Douglas MacArthur. Leadership is the process [...]

Change accelerators, a challenge to the organisational status quo

By |2020-02-22T15:18:47+00:00February 22nd, 2020|Categories: CHANGE ACCELERATORS|

When we talk about change, we talk about transformation, and in order to successfully achieve a profound transformation in an organisation we need people who are willing to act as advocates and change accelerators. In order to facilitate change, we need true leaders that advocate for change: this requires willingness, commitment and creativity to propose and [...]

The Challenge faced by human resources when hiring

By |2020-02-19T11:44:26+00:00February 19th, 2020|Categories: HUMAN RESOURCES|

Specific profiles vs. multipotential profiles. We know that determining what type of profile to hire for a particular position is a challenge that Human Resources departments face. A question raised by recruiters when recruiting staff is: do we focus the search on specific profiles ormultipotential profiles? Of course the answer, in large part, is going to depend [...]

Change within organisations

By |2020-02-17T08:38:34+00:00February 17th, 2020|Categories: CHANGE ACCELERATORS|

Change within organisations is a topic that triggers debate because it demands a profound transformation in people and teams. Every change process requires recognition of strengths and opportunities for improvement, but it can also mean that conflicts may arise. Change, like any human process, contains various factors that can hinder the success of the process and [...]

Architecture in organisations: Accompanying culture with spaces

By |2020-02-17T08:33:10+00:00February 17th, 2020|Categories: CULTURA ORGANIZACIONAL|

I arrive and turn on the computer. While the systems of my laptop start working, I go to the kitchen, get my mug, check supplies, prepare some coffee and breakfast. I sit on my chair, or whichever I find, as there are no assigned seats. Some people mark the one that feels most comfortable for them with a sticker. [...]

Getting a Jump on the Future: conceiving education for the jobs of tomorrow

By |2020-02-17T08:16:55+00:00February 17th, 2020|Categories: EDUCATION|

Riding on your mother’s back while she gathered food for dinner was the schooling of our ancestors. The task of educating, in the infancy of civilization, mainly served to pass down a tribe’s discovered methods of survival from one generation to the next.  And, if we take a moment to think about this, we actually haven’t [...]

Education for the jobs of the future

By |2020-02-14T09:12:37+00:00February 14th, 2020|Categories: STUDY|

“The best way to predict the future is to create it” – Peter Drucker  The future is inevitable, and this compels us to invest better in education and in the development of skills that prepare us for new professional positions and profiles.   In this sense, teaching fulfils a structural factor and the growth of collaborative work [...]