How many people have a good performance appraisal experience? How many line managers feel that they are just a “HR box ticking” episode (bah humbug)? More to the point how many people actually have appraisals at work? Having spent time reviewing a large organisation’s appraisal process, it is clear that there is a no one size fits […]
We are all destined to do or be something truly extraordinary so we are told.
Scheming schemas, what on earth is that old man on about? Well if you are sitting comfortably then I will explain. Now the concept of schemas has been around for a while in psychology. It best describes a packet of information, patterns of thought and behaviour lodged away somewhere in our non-conscious brain. It’s a […]
Here we are well into 2016 already, time flies when you are having fun. For many people moving headlong into the Spring time is the time to reappraise careers and move onto new horizons. Perhaps moving on to a more fulfilling and meaningful career? Perhaps a new business or to re-focus upon your untapped potential or looking […]
Another interesting TED video from philosopher Alain de Botton on careers, job snobbery, the “you can do anything” culture that sells you a self help book to support flagging self esteem when you find out you can’t and how a true meritocracy will never work. Along with very interesting perspectives on managing success and failure. […]