THE IMPACT BLOG

Don't be. If you really want to learn from your experience and become better at what you do, then embrace failure, learn from it and move on fast. There's too much procrastination around. Too many people who are struck rigid with fear of failure or being wrong. The best way to move forward is to - Read More...
 
Posted by davidw on 11.12.14
Why HR should lead a communications revolutionJem Bendell PhDI know there was a time when sons followed their fathers into careers. But for me, it was just the opposite. My dad was in HR and his job sounded like one stressful downsizing after another. It wasn’t an inspiring choice for me as I set - Read More...
 
Posted by Guest Author on 11.12.14
In Washington, exactly one hundred years ago, a committee of Congress was convened to consider the then relatively new practice of ‘scientific management’. After hearing from dozens of witnesses representing employers, scientists and labour organisations, the committee came to the conclusion - Read More...
 
Posted by RichardL on 02.12.14
Isn't it strange how you often find something when you are not actually looking for it?Last Friday, I attended Connect at the Savoy in London and had a really productive day, meeting up with HR professionals to explore new ideas in learning and development. One of the speakers on the day was Amar - Read More...
 
Posted by davidw on 02.12.14
I wonder who coined the phrase "Human Resource"? It's never rested that comfortably with me. As a phrase it seems to legitimise the use of people as a disposable resource, ranking human beings alongside raw materials, products or equipment in the business machine. Further still, we hear - Read More...
 
Posted by davidw on 26.11.14
Every second book on the airport shelf seems to offer help for those needing to step up from manager to leader. Packed with the latest research and theories, they offer advice on making the shift from commanding to inspiring, from organising to setting direction, from budgeting to prioritising. - Read More...
 
Posted by HelenS on 25.11.14
Last week the CIPD ran a headline suggesting that ‘half of current occupations won’t exist by 2025’. This announcement follows a lot of recent talk proposing the idea that we are rapidly approaching a workplace revolution where a significant number of jobs currently done by human beings will be - Read More...
 
Posted by GrahameB on 20.11.14
Helen Keller, blind and deaf from the age of 19 months, said "Life is either a daring adventure or nothing".It's a philosophy that I have always promoted within Impact. The best learning and development experiences are those that have an element of adventure woven into them.So what do we mean by - Read More...
 
Posted by davidw on 19.11.14