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As Organisational Development Specialists, we understand the practical and commercial challenges facing your business. As Psychologists, we keep informed of the latest empirical research. And that means we’re ideally placed to share insights into achieving outstanding business outcomes.

  1. Storytelling

    8 Jun. 2018

    Tuesday Tip: The power of vulnerability and storytelling

    Learning to use stories and convey important messages is a skill that many great leaders use on a daily basis. In today’s Tuesday Tip Fiona McAllister discusses the relationship between storytelling and vulnerability. The courage to be vulnerable, and to share your vulnerable moments is one of the keys to telling powerful stories that stick…

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  2. 3 May. 2018

    Narrative: a story for change

    A Counsultant’s journey into the use of narrative techniques: I had an experience many years ago that was life-changing – in the moment and to this day. At the time I was an organisational psychologist loving the work that I was doing. My clients were diverse and I had worked with many for years supporting…

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  3. 30 Apr. 2018

    The power of stories: new ways to address cultural change

    An article about the power of narratives and stories should start with a story. So please meet Sarah*. Sarah recently started a new job with a new employer. She enjoyed the work and was performing well, but went home each day and cried, unbeknownst to her co-workers. Although everyone had been very supportive helping Sarah…

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  4. Competency Framework

    5 Apr. 2018

    Has your organisation got the key ingredient to integrate your people strategy?

    The modern HR function is characterised by being “everything” to everyone; and, the implication can be spreading HR too thin with multiple initiatives across the employee life-cycle. Staying coherent and impactful while offering a comprehensive people strategy can be challenging to coordinate. Competency frameworks (also referred to as capability frameworks) can create synergies in HR…

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  5. PeopleScape

    28 Feb. 2018

    Is it Performance Management or Bullying?

    How far can we push our employees? In the hectic and demanding modern day workplace it can be difficult to ensure the impression we give others is a positive one. We rush from task to task sometimes forgetting to say hello to colleagues, unconsciously snubbing others or withholding information due to lack of time. However these…

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  6. PeopleScape

    6 Dec. 2017

    Setting Employees Up For Success

    Attracting and retaining talent is a continuous process that is important to a company’s success. There is a lot more talent up for grabs and the smart organisations are certainly grabbing for it. These days it is not simply enough for organisations to recruit candidates and expect them to pick things up as they go…

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