Bristol is a city steeped in history. More than just the ‘Mild, Mild West’, it’s spawned tarmac, Wallace and Gromit, Concorde, Banksy, hot air balloons, the SS Great Britain, Massive Attack – and of course, Home. This little corner of the UK has always suited us well. It’s progressive,…

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Yes, we think it is. Employee engagement – and more specifically – engagement of remote workers has consistently been cited as one of the top challenges organisations have faced for a number of years (State of the Sector, 2019). And of course, knowing how to engage and motivate a…

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9 things to do when embedding a purpose driven culture

The field of employee experience is taking off. I’ve never had more conversations with CEOs and board members as I have over the past 12 months. Organisations are realising they need to do things differently and are trying to figure out how – positive psychology, co-creation, giving people a…

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Doing a world of good

If you’re a regular subscriber to the Institute of Internal Communication’s Voice magazine, you might have spotted my name in this month’s edition. The IOIC invited me to share my experience on communicating sustainability to employees and driving behaviour change. The featured article, titled Doing a World of Good…

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Retention Blog Header Image

Last week I helped one of our wonderful clients create a presentation for a webinar she was giving on the subject of retention. She’d written some dynamic words that encapsulated her beliefs. We had a healthy conversation around some of her ideas and theories and we enjoyed one another’s…

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Carol's spontaneity

On 1st December 2018 I’ll celebrate a whopping 37 years in business. Where did the time go?

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Companies that do good in the world tend to perform well too – but why is this? Home’s Liz Clover shares a fascinating book that attempts to explain why. The Human Brand I’ve just finished reading a book that explores why companies that do good in the world are…

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The science of happiness – Positive Psychology A few of our clients have started talking to us about how they can create more purpose and meaning for their people at work. I love thinking and talking about this as I’ve always been fascinated by what makes people tick. Earlier…

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GlobalTrends Awards

We’re extremely proud to announce that we’re gonna need a bigger awards cabinet. Last week we won a whopping nine at the GlobalTrend Awards. Normally we enter our work for internal comms awards, but this time around we were rubbing shoulders with some really stiff competition and up against…

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Millennials lonely hearts column

WANTED:  Employer with great reputation, culture and benefits. ABOUT ME: GSOH, autonomous and love to make a difference. Would like to hear from well-located employers with plenty of opportunities…   Is this a wish list for millennials, or simply what everyone wants from their employer? And are millennials really…

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