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Change: The new normal

With a divisive President in the White House, the UK about to leave the EU and the recent global financial crisis still hanging over us, it’s clear that this period of political and economic uncertainty is set to continue. This kind of massive global change understandably causes anxiety and unease for us all, when we’re watching the news, picking up a paper or scrolling through our newsfeeds; but on a more subtle level these feelings of disruption trickle down into our day to day lives,…

How Heavy Is A Glass Of Water?

Robertson Cooper partners and Good Day At Work Conversation 2015 main sponsors, Bank Workers Charity, know a thing or two about stress in the workplace.   Of course, many people think they understand stress. It’s something most of us have experienced and can probably expect to experience again. But there are many misconceptions surrounding the topic. For instance, that you feel stressed when there’s too much to do. But how much is “too much” and does the same apply for…

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Google’s Kim Wylie: 5 Steps For Culture Change

Two words on everyone’s lips at the Good Day At Work Conversation 2015 were “culture change”. People wanted to know how they can change their organisations for the better, and how they could get their employees on-board. That’s where Kim Wylie came in. Kim is the Customer Change Management Lead at tech giant, Google. She co-hosted a workshop and gave a talk to share her insights on change management, touching on topics such as workplace culture, recruitment, and resilience. Because we know…

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Culture Change: Lessons From Happy Bhutan

Over the last half a century or so Bhutan, often cited as one of the happiest nations in the world, has undergone some serious structural changes politically. These changes started back in 1952 when the country started to break with the traditional, benevolent monarchy that has governed for centuries, and move towards a modern democracy. The citizens of Bhutan cast the deciding vote in a referendum and the country's first parliamentary elections were held in 2008.…