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  • The Secret Formula to Remote Working
    on April 2, 2020

    Just a few weeks ago, working remotely was only an option for a minority of people. But today, it’s a necessity for everyone who isn’t a key worker. It’s a huge change, and most of us will be coming up against new challenges every day. So, we thought it would be a good idea to … The Secret Formula to Remote Working Read More »

  • Communicating with Empathy: 4 Effective Leadership Techniques
    on March 30, 2020

    The “People First” culture tagline has graced virtually every organisation’s ‘About Us’ page on the web. But the coronavirus crisis is really putting this leadership value to the test.  True to their word, many companies are taking on increasing risk and uncertainty with empathy and compassion for their people—while others are showing their true colours.  … Communicating with Empathy: 4 Effective Leadership Techniques Read More »

  • 7 Simple Wellbeing Tips for Working from Home
    on March 23, 2020

    I experienced one day at Hive HQ before we all started working from home. I’ll be the first to admit that I got stressed. And all the new job nerves leading up to my first day were only amplified by anxiously over-reading about how coronavirus was progressing and the possible effects it would have on … 7 Simple Wellbeing Tips for Working from Home Read More »

  • The HR Advice You Need to Expertly Manage Coronavirus
    on March 18, 2020

    🙌 Hands up to all the HR practitioners out there, a.k.a. the people on the frontline of organisational change. We know you’re under a huge amount of pressure to support and reassure your people at this moment in time. Managing the coronavirus outbreak is an ongoing public and HR priority. People feel unsettled, guidance is … The HR Advice You Need to Expertly Manage Coronavirus Read More »

  • Foster A Culture Of Inclusion With This Remarkably Simple Exercise (International Women’s Day 2020)
    on February 17, 2020

    What is International Women’s Day? International Women’s Day is nearly upon us! “It’s a time for ‘celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women…[and] accelerating women’s equality.”  Amidst the relevant hashtags #IWD2020 and #EachforEqual, you’ve probably found articles on ways to advance gender equity at work—all featuring the usual suspects: unconscious bias training, … Foster A Culture Of Inclusion With This Remarkably Simple Exercise (International Women’s Day 2020) Read More »

  • Why is the New Employee Turnover Rate so High?
    on February 6, 2020

    A recent employee retention report has found that 43% of new hires leave within the first 90 days…. And the employee turnover rates get only slightly better with time—over one-third of employees leave their jobs within the first year. And, when it comes to millennials (who already make up over half of the workforce), 21 … Why is the New Employee Turnover Rate so High? Read More »

TwentyOne Leadership Blog

A space for all our latest thoughts and materials on leadership from TwentyOne Leadership.

  • Can your past strengths help you build a better future?
    on April 6, 2020

    You’ve got through tough times before. The post Can your past strengths help you build a better future? appeared first on Twenty One.

  • An Update from TwentyOne Leadership – the pandemic and our business
    on March 30, 2020

    I hope you and your families are coping well during these extraordinary times. Most importantly, I hope you are staying healthy. I want to be open about our position right now and make an honest The post An Update from TwentyOne Leadership – the pandemic and our business appeared first on Twenty One.

  • Focus on what you can influence, rather than what you can’t
    on March 30, 2020

    Like many of you I’ve recently experienced a rollercoaster of emotions as we all get used to a new, if temporary, way of life. My home office (a cabin at the end of my garden) The post Focus on what you can influence, rather than what you can’t appeared first on Twenty One.

  • TwentyOne Leadership uncut – wellbeing and resilience
    on March 26, 2020

    It is unplanned and unscripted. The aim wasn’t to create a high-quality production, but simply to capture our thoughts in the hope that they may be useful. Like most of you, we are working from The post TwentyOne Leadership uncut – wellbeing and resilience appeared first on Twenty One.

  • 3 ways to lead in unprecedented times
    on March 23, 2020

    Regular readers of our articles will know that over the last nine months the TwentyOne team have been immersed in a project. The focus of the project is to create a framework and philosophy to The post 3 ways to lead in unprecedented times appeared first on Twenty One.