Does HR Have A Diversity And Inclusion Problem? (And Could That Be Why?!)

I usually get a flat and dry, “No!” from Human Resources (HR) Practitioners when I ask: “Does HR have a Diversity and Inclusion problem?” No surprise there at all. The issue though is that the statistics say otherwise and so do my experience and some very credible statistics. Coming from a British framework in the … Read more

What Is The FUTURE Of Organizational Development In 2023? (Our Insightful Update!)

In October 2022, we made some bold predictions about the future of Organizational Development (OD). Those predictions earned us a Featured Snippet from Google. What that indicates is that we are on the ball and on the mark when it comes to OD predictions. And we should be, given that it occupies so much of … Read more

What Is A DIALOGUE? (An Insightful And Clear Definition)

If you struggle to understand what is a Dialogue, then this insightful and clear definition is written with you in mind. Dialogue is an important aspect of communication. Having it as a tool in your skill bag will enhance your personal and professional effectiveness. In the late 90s, while working in New Zealand, I was introduced to the … Read more

How Can We Start Building A More Diverse And Inclusive Environment? (Insightful!)

Building a more diverse and inclusive environment is not just ticking a box on a list of “to-dos” from a policy document. It must be meaningful and the intent has to be genuine IF it is of real importance to your organisation. We are human beings. Remember that. The people around you, the very same … Read more

Is It Okay To Burn Bridges If You’re In A Toxic Work Environment? (Insightful!)

If you are currently wondering whether it is okay to burn bridges if you’re in a toxic work environment, you will find this article insightful. As the world continues to adjust to more than two (2) years of a global pandemic, employees are paying greater attention to their work environments and cultures. In the confinement … Read more

What Is The FUTURE Of Organizational Development? (Our FINDINGS Will Surprise You!)

If you want to know what is the future of Organisation Development (OD) then you are in the right place. The field of OD is under severe pressure at the moment and its relevance is being questioned. OD is not alone but it is far too important a discipline to be allowed to slide into an … Read more

Does Leadership Determine Culture Or Does Culture Determine Leadership?

Have you ever pondered on if leadership determines culture or does culture determine leadership? It is a question that I have considered often in my Organisation Development interventions. It is a chicken and egg kind of question and I am concluding that there may be no “right” answer. Perhaps the answer is “both“. Finding answers to … Read more