Radio 4 Four Thought: Let People Choose Their Managers

[do_widget text Update: The Happy Manifesto shortlisted for CMI award. And now you can get 25% off!] Below is the script of the talk for Radio 4’s Four Thought, broadcast on 22nd May 2013. Listen to it here As I talked from prompts it won’t be exactly the...

Are you developing your people or managing them?

At TrainingZone Live this morning, Michele Owens of the Olympic Delivery Authority gave an interesting example of how people reacted to different approaches: “When we first used 360 degree feedback, we used it as a performance management tool. It was not...

Opinion poll: People want to be happy at work

[do_widget text Update: The Happy Manifesto shortlisted for CMI award. And now you can get 25% off!] I was involved in an opinion poll last month which asked office workers “how important is it for you to be happy at work?” One of the answers was...