In the first of our series of articles exploring the application of strengths, Joshua French (one of the Bailey & French team) shares his experience of building on his strengths to craft a working life he loves: At 24, I felt like I’d failed already. As a teenager I’d become increasingly certain that I wanted […]
Around 150 years ago, Sir Francis Galton (among others) developed the field of psychometrics, exploring the characteristics that we possess, and how these might make us more or less successful in our environments. We’ve been enthralled by trying to ‘measure’ ourselves and others ever since – most recently through a wave of online tools designed […]
For example, I’ll let you into a secret. People hate being called staff. Some people hate being called employees too, and of course there is no current situation whereby we should still be using the word subordinate. Some companies have moved to using colleague or partner but that’s not that far removed from employee. Why not just use people? In most circumstances, it is possible. Try it.