Entries by Gihan Perera

Are You Ready for a More Fluid Workforce?



The workplace has changed: in space, in time, and even in the people who do the work. For most of the past 200 years, the workplace of the office worker has been … well, an office. It still is. It was the only practical option: That’s where teams could meet, that’s where the files were [&...

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Help Your Team Become More Agile



A large organisation offers a more stable day-to-day work life. There’s a buffer between teams and the outside world, so people work in a stable, predictable environment, with less stress and more confidence they can cope with the work. Even when external pressures occur, the organisation can...

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Ideas With Legs, by Nils Vesk



There are many books about business innovation, but few are as practical as this, which helps you take an idea all the way from something abstract in somebody’s head into the practical implementation in your organisation. Broadly, Vesk breaks down the “ideation” process into four grou...

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Get Reviews From Happy Customers



When we travelled to Europe recently, we stayed at some wonderful hotels in Paris, Florence, Lucca and Siena. These were not well-known hotel chains, but boutique hotels that reflected the character of the towns. When we returned home, I went to TripAdvisor to write glowing reviews of them all. Bef...

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