Ambiguity and Uncertainty

How to avoid settling for the best of a bad job and use the opportunity to make better business decisions and retain control. In the UK at least, the issue of Brexit is, for many, providing a dark background to the lovely weather we’ve recently enjoyed. People are struggling to even listen to the debate […]

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Personnel Today feature on Happiness at Work

Møller Associate Portia Hickey features in a report in Personnel Today by Adam McCulloch on 7 May 2019. Adam reported that – “A survey of 1,000 employees in UK, US, France and Germany by project management software specialist Wrike, found that the most satisfied staff enjoyed their collaboration with team members but also valued the balance […]

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Avoid escapism, try leading

Executives must wriggle free of management escapism and try leading instead, says Joe DiVanna Senior executives are routinely caught in the profits-this-quarter trap. Majority shareholders typically get our attention, and our bonuses are often tied to performance metrics that reflect the philosophy of these shareholders: returns at all costs. Is this merely a form of […]

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The end of the RFP

The move from procurement to professional buying There has been a real change in the way that big clients are looking to buy legal services, and if you are a law firm, the good news is that old fashioned procurement is on the wane. There are a real variety of factors causing this change and […]

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The 7 characteristics of an Explorer Mindset – #1 Personal Resilience

Back in the 1800s, Charles Darwin, University of Cambridge Alumnus explained: “It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.”  Today, we work in a fast-moving, 24/7, highly-connected world with constantly evolving technology and a workplace that is increasingly demanding resulting in high stress and burnout risks.   […]

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Coaching: the 21st century phenomenon

Coaching has helped transform many businesses during the first two decades of the 21st century. Introduced by pioneering companies during the 1980s and 1990s, it now features extensively within many businesses’ strategic thinking. It is no coincidence that coaching’s arrival is at a time when society is undergoing enormous changes. The digital revolution has led […]

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What is Coaching?

At its simplest, coaching is a different way of having a conversation. But it’s much more than that. Many leaders and managers have been schooled in and had many years of experience through more traditional leadership. Expert leadership; directive; when the manager knows ‘best’. The responsibility remains with the boss. In my view, coaching provides […]

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