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  • Interview
    On shifting ice
    Jonathan Ager, Programme Director of the
    British Antarctic Survey explains how to
    juggle forward planning with adaptability,
    taking inspiration from his current project.
  • Interview
    Question
    everything
    Track cyclist Dan Bigham reverse-engineered a strategy to beat national teams to gold. How can this be applied to organisational strategies?
  • Interview
    Improvisation: the future of work
    Can improvisation techniques help the world of workplace? Comedian Neil Mullarkey explains how it can help us become better hybrid workers.
  • Opinion
    Let the battle
    commence
    It’s time to address the failings in the
    home vs office debate. It would be
    better to look inwards at what’s on offer.
  • Expert insight
    Change
    catalysts
    Kurt Lewin’s change model helped to explain the need for change at the onset of the pandemic. Finding your ‘why’ will be harder now.
  • Interview
    Reaching
    the limit
  • Long read
    The doughnut effect
    Two Stanford economists have observed
    a ‘hollowing out’ of city centres across the
    United States, in favour of suburbia. Their
    findings help explain how COVID-19 can
    fundamentally...
  • Opinion
    Fine
    line
  • Expert insight
    Alf
    Rehn
  • Expert insight
    The open plan witch hunt
    Despite everything we’ve learned about both home working and office-based experiences, the campaign against open plan environments is still in full swing.
  • Expert insight
    The home
    stretch
  • Trending
    No place
    like home
  • Audio
    How to be a
    listening leader
    If you’re a leader, you’re probably talking
    too much. So says former submarine captain
    David Marquet, who shares his insight on
    how to adjust your leadership style.
  • Long read
    From crisis
    to opportunity
  • Expert insight
    R-numbers:
    predicting the future
  • Covid working
    The great reset:
    How to inspire
    employee behaviour
  • Trending
    More human
    than human
    Tim Oldman gives a poignant insight into
    corporate empathy while considering the
    extent to which companies dealings with
    customers is replicated with their own employees.
  • Trending
    Five oceans
  • Long read
    Paving
    paradise

Interview

On shifting ice

Jonathan Ager, Programme Director of the British Antarctic Survey explains how to juggle forward planning with adaptability, taking inspiration from his current project.
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Interview

Question everything

Track cyclist Dan Bigham reverse-engineered a strategy to beat national teams to gold. How can this be applied to organisational strategies?
Read more

Interview

Improvising: the future of work

Can improvisation techniques help the world of workplace? Comedian Neil Mullarkey explains how it can help us become better hybrid workers.
Read more

Trending

Let the battle commence

It’s time to address the failings in the home vs office debate. It would be better to look inwards at what’s on offer.
Read more

Expert insight

Change catalysts

Kurt Lewin’s change model helped to explain the need for change at the onset of the pandemic. Finding your ‘why’ will be harder now.
Read more

Interview

Reaching the limit

How the workforce is battling with chronic stress and burnout – and what we can do about it.
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Opinion

Fine line

You are being told that your organisation is facing a series of binary workplace options. This is wrong and misleading. In fact, the future of workplace has more opportunities available to it than ever before.
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Expert insight

Alf Rehn

Why are creativity and innovation comparable to muddling long-term relationships and bad farmers? Here, a professor of innovation explains what we get wrong about these concepts – and how we can get it right.
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Long read

The doughnut effect

Two Stanford economists have observed a ‘hollowing out’ of city centres across the United States, in favour of suburbia. Their findings help explain how COVID-19 can fundamentally reshape real estate.
Read more

Expert insight

The open plan witch hunt

Despite everything we’ve learned about both home working and office-based experiences, the campaign against open plan environments is still in full swing.
Read more

Expert insight

The home stretch

When we finally return to the office, will the workplace experience be forever altered based on the home working experience? Dr Peggie Rothe shares Leesman’s latest findings.
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Trending

No place like home

COVID-19 gifted remote working advocates an opportunity to amplify their promises of agile working for all. But has it delivered?
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Audio

How to be a listening leader

If you’re a leader, you’re probably talking too much. So says former submarine captain David Marquet, who shares his insight on how to adjust your leadership style.
Read more

Covid working

The great reset:

Can you inspire healthier employee behaviour with the odd nudge? Whatever the sentiment is surrounding your workplace experience – now is the time to adjust it.
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Long read

From crisis to opportunity

The pandemic has forced everyone, from churches and hospitality to corporate organisations, to reimagine the entire concept of their business.
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Expert insight

R-numbers: predicting the future

James Munday is an infectious disease epidemiologist. With his work in the spotlight, what impact is it having on trend forecasting and government policy?
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Trending

More human than human

Tim Oldman gives a poignant insight into corporate empathy while considering the extent to which companies dealings with customers is replicated with their own employees.
Read more

Trending

Five oceans

Renowned underwater photographer turned ocean conservationist, David Jones, discusses the current state of plastic pollution in the earth’s oceans.
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data, home working, uncertainty

Long read

Paving paradise

In the current climate, speculation has become rife. Clarity is wanted by all. But what can the data already tell us?
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