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How to cut costs, lower risks and boost productivity

How to cut costs, lower risks and boost productivity

  Surveys clearly show that employees want to continue working remotely A recent study by Cardiff University and the University of Southampton, said 88% of employees who worked at home during lockdown would like to continue doing so in some capacity, with 47%...

Is remote working the enemy of creativity?

Is remote working the enemy of creativity?

 A number of people have told me that remote working is the enemy of creativity and that it just isn’t a practical way of working in the creative industries.  I strongly disagree.Creativity and problem solving tend to be more effective in groups where...

Companies need to reorganise for remote work

Companies need to reorganise for remote work

 While for many years now it’s been no secret that lots of office based jobs could be carried out remotely, the COVID-19 crisis has turned that potential into reality for many businesses worldwide.  Offices full of endless rows of desks and packed contact...

Why the hell are we all Zooming?

Why the hell are we all Zooming?

 As they say, ‘other brands of video conferencing software are available’, so why has ‘to Zoom’ become a verb?  Zoom of course must be loving it, share price rocketing, users increasing exponentially and achieving what very few with the exception of Mr...

Remote Work – from Evolution to Revolution

Remote Work – from Evolution to Revolution

 Around 15 years ago, I ran a home working pilot for a major company.  Office space was tight and it was one of the alternatives investigated to continue to achieve our objectives without increasing office rental bills.  Line speeds were poor and broadband...

You don’t show leadership by hitting people over the head

You don’t show leadership by hitting people over the head

 Leadership"You don’t lead by hitting people over the head – that’s assault not leadership".  That’s a quote from Dwight D. Eisenhower as Supreme Commander of Allied forces during World War 2, when let’s face it there was a lot of hitting people over the...

Remote Project Management is coming.  Are you ready?

Remote Project Management is coming. Are you ready?

 Teams are increasingly dispersed around the world The times when a project team were all located together in the same office are fast disappearing and increasingly project managers are being asked to organise disparate groups in many different locations...

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