A team of champions or a champion team?

Building a business, keeping customers happy and creating a coherent and successful long-term strategy demands more than just individual brilliance. Truly successful organisations focus on developing a strong team that pulls together. And building an effective team is all about cultural fit. Take the small Swedish football club of Ostersunds (non-football fans stick with me …

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Talent trumps technology as CEOs biggest business concern

From call centres to the CEO’s office, the future of work is already here. Whether it’s the rising importance of social media, the growth in artificial intelligence or the role of virtual reality, technology is changing our working life and dominating much of our business conversation. According to Price Waterhouse Cooper’s annual survey of CEOs …

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Recruit for team dynamics not just individual brilliance

When it comes to recruiting staff it’s easy to get caught up in finding that ‘game-changing’ individual with exactly the right skills and level of experience to take your organisation forward. But does your recruitment strategy take into consideration whether that stand-out person will fit in with the rest of your team? Often it’s months …

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