THE IMPACT BLOG

I have found myself in lots of conversations about risk recently - with clients and partners as well as with the Impact team. Partly this is a result of a growing optimism as the global economy recovers, but partly it is driven by a sense that the economic, social and environmental context is - Read More...
 
Posted by davidw on 23.04.14
When it comes to agility, it’s common practice to cast large organisations as being monolithic, unadaptable and slow-moving and smaller businesses as more nimble, fluid and responsive. One is an ocean-liner, the other a jet-ski.This is, of course, a simplistic view. Just as small organisations aren - Read More...
 
Posted by davidw on 03.03.14
Mentoring, whether in business, sport or social care, is essentially a complex relationship focusing on both the short and long term development of the mentee. The on-going dialogue between the mentor (traditionally the more experienced and /or knowledgeable individual in the relationship) and the - Read More...
 
Posted by davidw on 18.11.13
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Fear culture and innovation
What happens to engagement and innovation when you’re on a zero hour contract, when your movements are tracked and someone’s measuring the authenticity of your smile? According to our recent research, one third of people say a fear culture poses a leadership challenge in their organisation…. - Read More...
 
Posted by davidw on 01.10.13
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When it comes to recruitment, Impact look for individuals who have more than just the required skill set – we look for people who can add value to our unique culture. We believe that personality and outlook can be even more important than formal qualifications - skills can be learned, but values - Read More...
 
Posted by davidw on 02.09.13
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We ran our first Impact Conference back in 1998, when celebrity speakers were all the rage, and wacky sound effects heralded the arrival of each new Powerpoint slide.Things have changed a great deal since then, and when it comes to hosting events, we’ve had to adapt quickly.In its hey day the - Read More...
 
Posted by davidw on 16.07.13
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