The impact of cultural dysfunction and unhealthy workplace environments

These are hard times. Hard times which are impacting all of us – and which make leadership more challenging than ever before.

These are hard times. Hard times which are impacting all of us – and which make leadership more challenging than ever before.

Leading through and beyond the pandemic

The ability to embrace change, to adapt what you can offer to your customers in this new reality, and adapting your services to meet current and future needs, is what will make the difference between success and failure.

The ability to embrace change, to adapt what you can offer to your customers in this new reality, and adapting your services to meet current and future needs, is what will make the difference between success and failure.

What makes ASK better than other L&D providers?

We understand what it is that our clients need – and the difference between that and what they think they need. But what is it that makes us stand apart?

We understand what it is that our clients need – and the difference between that and what they think they need. But what is it that makes us stand apart?

Don’t ditch your New Year plans for growth

Now is the time to remind your organisation’s leaders of the passion and enthusiasm they came back from the New Year with.

Now is the time to remind your organisation’s leaders of the passion and enthusiasm they came back from the New Year with.

Overcoming negative thinking

The way we perceive an event or situation will dictate how we feel about it, and how we respond to it.  Negative thinking can cause stress, anxiety, and depression – none of which helps.

The way we perceive an event or situation will dictate how we feel about it, and how we respond to it.  Negative thinking can cause stress, anxiety, and depression – none of which helps.

Are you a puppeteer or a conductor?

With leadership – be it ruling a country or leading a small internal team – there are extremes. To see how this translates to the workplace, we can use the analogy of puppeteers vs conductors.

With leadership – be it ruling a country or leading a small internal team – there are extremes. To see how this translates to the workplace, we can use the analogy of puppeteers vs conductors.

Is your office a safe place?

Health and safety is an issue that all workplaces take seriously – and there are all manner of forms, checks and safety equipment designed to keep us physically safe in the workplace. But being safe is much more than having the right equipment; it’s just as important that we feel safe  when we work – … Continue reading “Is your office a safe place?”

Character eats personality for brunch!

The development industry has forever been obsessed by its nomothetic approach to personality development – that is, trying to produce general laws which apply to all people. This ‘scientific’ approach has enabled the growth in popularity of reductive tools, designed to help us understand and ‘get’ other people. At the other side of the scale … Continue reading “Character eats personality for brunch!”

Imposter Syndrome in the workplace

Is ‘Imposter Syndrome’ an issue that business leaders and L&D practitioners need to factor into their developmental plans, the future of their workers and of their brand – or is it just another millennial buzzword that excuses a lack of drive in an entitled generation? Firstly, we need to explain what we mean by ‘imposter … Continue reading “Imposter Syndrome in the workplace”