Latest thinking

A brief digest of current ideas and fresh insights – when we come across interesting ideas and approaches, this is where we’ll post them. There’ll be links to the original articles or blogs, or we’ll provide a DP perspective to offer our comments and observations. We want to stimulate your thinking and keep you up-to-date with changing work practices and different perspectives so that you can achieve success at work.

  • How Great Leaders Drive Results Through Employee Engagement

    There are only three measurements that tell you nearly everything you need to know about your organization’s overall performance: employee engagement, customer satisfaction, and cash flow. It goes without saying that no company, small or large, can win over the long run without energized employees who believe in the mission and understand how to achieve it. Jack Welch, former CEO of General Electric

  • What can leaders learn from tennis players?

    From the Institute of Leadership and Management’s “Edge” magazine.
    by Andrew Morris and published on 19 June 2015
    Business leaders can learn a lot from tennis greats. It’s not just a killer serve that keeps them on top, but their ability to avoid unforced errors. Andrew Morris of the Academy for Chief Executives explains.
    This article published in the Institute of Leadership and Management’s “Edge” magazine

  • Neurodiversity in the workplace

    Most businesses are aware of the importance of a diverse workforce, bringing together people of different races, genders, ethnicities and religions. But what about the different ways each of us learn and process information, or communicate? These are vital factors when dealing with people who have neurological differences, including dyslexia, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and autism.