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Change

Failure, vulnerability, and the true nature of change

In our fast-paced, digital world of instant gratification, change can often connote something rapid, spectacular, or even epiphanic. But in reality, change is not an event but a process. And this is...

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Change

It is time to make all organisations more human

‘Remember your humanity. Forget the rest…’ – Bertrand Russell In the world of organisational change, there are two things we hear all the time. Firstly, that change is inevitable, that organisations...

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Change
Leadership
Sustainable Innovation

Is your organisation having a positive impact?

As we mark the anniversary of one year since Russia invaded Ukraine, the global risk landscape feels more volatile than ever. Our emergence from the pandemic was quickly disrupted by new war in Europe...

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Wellbeing & Personal Development

Podcast: How mindfulness could help you

When was the last time you properly stopped? Took the time you needed just for you? To really notice what's going on with you? In this episode, Impact's Charlotte Messervy shares her story and a...

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Change

Failure, vulnerability, and the true nature of change

In our fast-paced, digital world of instant gratification, change can often connote something rapid, spectacular, or even epiphanic. But in reality, change is not an event but a process. And this is...

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Teams

Is your team ready for success?

Six Key Questions You Should Ask YourselvesBased upon interest in our recent piece on Team Success, where we explored 6 questions related to team success and performance, we’re now going to take a...

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Leadership
Teams

Team management in a hybrid working model

Hybrid working has become a permanent fixture in a wide variety of global organisations. This shift brings benefits but also real challenges for managers. How do you effectively lead dispersed teams...

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Leadership

Senior leadership teams: how to lead leadership

Impact don’t view leadership as a type of person or a particular set of qualities; instead we understand leadership to be a special and vital form of action. In our opinion, it is only when someone...

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Change

It is time to make all organisations more human

‘Remember your humanity. Forget the rest…’ – Bertrand Russell In the world of organisational change, there are two things we hear all the time. Firstly, that change is inevitable, that organisations...

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Leadership

New senior leadership: A time for listening

The drivers of ongoing change continue to impact organisations, resulting in expansions, acquisitions, transformations, reshuffles and more. One of the outcomes of change is plenty of senior leaders...

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Digital & Technology
Teams

Leading homeworking

We recently surveyed over 100 senior business leaders from across our global network. In sharing the analysis and conclusions from this work we hope we can contribute to the wider conversation about...

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Leadership
Talent

Monster stress: to battle or befriend?

Recently I had a ringside seat at a series of epic battles. It’s not an unusual spot for me, as our work involves challenging people to confront the monsters that are holding them back in order to...

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Emerging Talent
Leadership

The role of feedback in human-centred organisations

My son, at age 20, is taking his first tentative steps into the world of work with a placement year at a large multinational company. A welcome step-change from lockdown student life, he is energised...

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Leadership
Teams

Creating connectedness in dispersed teams

In my earlier career in the west, I had the privilege of being physically located with most of the people I worked with. Clients were in different locations, sure, but the people I needed to help me...

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Leadership
Talent

Onboarding remote employees: Employee and employer perspectives

The shift to remote and hybrid working caused by the pandemic has been a huge disruption to the traditional onboarding process. Welcoming a new team member to an organisation in a remote environment...

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Digital & Technology
Teams

Teamwork in a virtual world

We asked Head of Impact Asia Helen Hibbott to share some of her top tips for keeping a team connected virtually. Helen manages the Impact Asia team across five different countries. Sounds so easy...

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Change
Wellbeing & Personal Development

Thriving - an unexpected opportunity

In the last few months I’ve seen some of the most inspirational human behaviour (and some of the worst). Many of us have discovered the importance of staying connected and doing what we can to feel...

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Change

Happy New Year greetings from Shanghai

Impact’s Head of Asia, Phil Holdsworth, looks at the year ahead and what it means for organisations in Asia.The 2016 Chinese New Year celebrations begin on the 8th February and 2016 is the Year of The...

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