Flexible work isn’t working for most

Flexible working is often touted not only as a way to improve employee morale and motivation, but also a benefit that helps stretched families maintain their sanity and their budgets despite economic and time pressures. Framed this way, it’s hard for companies to come straight out and declare they’re not interested in supporting employees with […]

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Be Understood

Donald Rumsfeld gives his advice on running good meetings in Bloomberg Businessweek. He starts with what we would agree is the most important item: start on time. He adds, finish on time too, which we’d agree with too. Later he says, ‘the reason for talking is to be understood’ – which of course made me […]

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