• The 6 essential lessons of a satisfying, productive career.

    1. There is no plan. Make decisions for fundamental, not instrumental, reasons. 2. Think strengths, not weaknesses. What do you consistently do well? What gives you energy rather than drains it? 3. It’s not about you.  The most successful people improve their own lives by improving others’ lives. 4. Persistence trumps talent.   There are…
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  • HR departments ‘not effective’.

    More than one-quarter of senior human resource managers think their departments are not effective, a study found. The research, conducted by management consultancy Orion Partners, also found 37% of the HR professionals polled felt the purpose and value of what they do is poorly defined. Of the 67 people taking part, 54% felt there were…
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