Reputation Matters

As the saying goes: it takes a lifetime to build a reputation, but a moment to lose it. 

How do you know if you’re being too nice?

How do you know if you’re being too nice?

Aggressive, shouty, domineering leadership is very 20th century. But beware of going too far the...

Why gender diversity boosts firm performance

Why gender diversity boosts firm performance

Research shows that a balance of men and women in senior leadership teams generates psychological...

How not to handle redundancies

How not to handle redundancies

It can come back to bite you if you get it wrong.

Stop blaming the pandemic for your screw-ups

Stop blaming the pandemic for your screw-ups

Trust will eventually run out.

The Government’s masterclass in communication confusion

The Government’s masterclass in communication confusion

Editor’s blog: Maybe what we need now is some brutal honesty.

Are you doing enough to reassure your staff?

Are you doing enough to reassure your staff?

An Edelman survey suggests employees don’t trust their employer to keep them safe.

The first rule of fixing a toxic culture is recognising you have one

The first rule of fixing a toxic culture is recognising you have one ...

Lessons from the West Suffolk NHS whistleblowing scandal.

What should you do if an employee refuses to return to work?

What should you do if an employee refuses to return to work?

FAQs: An employment lawyer responds to some common problems when reopening the office.

Rio Tinto: Saying you didn’t know can never be an excuse

Rio Tinto: Saying you didn’t know can never be an excuse

Rio Tinto’s cave-destroying scandal is at best a result of bad corporate communication.

When is it okay to lie to your employees?

When is it okay to lie to your employees?

“Everyone has told a white lie to their employer”, but what about vice versa?

Cash isn't always king

Cash isn't always king

Destroying relationships and trust might keep you going a couple more months, but you’ll never...

How to change your mind without embarrassing yourself

How to change your mind without embarrassing yourself

Changing your mind should be a sign of wisdom, not weakness. But don’t overdo it....