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  • What to do when a key person is leaving

    One of the most difficult transitions for any company / team / organisation is when a key person is leaving. Maybe they were the founder, maybe an influential executive, maybe a charismatic informal leader — or maybe they’re the only one who knows how everything works and where all the bodies are buried. The upshot…

  • The great return

    I worked at the office on Monday and Tuesday this week. I’m a great proponent of working from the office — I’m that kid who always enjoyed visiting his dad and grandad at work, and one day imagined that I would be working in an important office with a nice suit (then I started worked…

  • How to help prevent burnout

    Burn-out is an all-too-common affliction, leaving people exhausted, cynical, and unable to work. It strikes as a result of chronic stress. People who are highly-engaged but lacking resources such as support or certain skills are at especially high risk. Pandemic lockdowns have done nothing to help the situation. In my experience, people suffering from burn-out are often…

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