As a leader, building the right team is crucial for success. Whether it's a project team or an operational team, understanding your team's strengths and weaknesses can set the limits of achievement.

While most businesses recognise the value of succession planning, few succeed. 86% of leaders believe succession planning is an urgent priority for their business, yet just 14% think they’re doing it well. In this article, we explore the importance of succession planning.

When verbally communicating with others we don’t usually think about our body language; it’s instinctive rather than an intentional decision. But non-verbal actions can send strong meanings and affect the words you say, both positively and negatively. Why does this matter in the workplace?

As L&D professionals are increasingly involved in high-level business initiatives it can be overwhelming to determine which skills to prioritise to make the most significant impact. In this article, we look at 5 skills that will help L&D professionals make a real difference for both individuals and organisations.

Emotions are inevitably a part of everyday experiences in the workplace, however, sometimes they can negatively affect your staff. In this article, we look at how being able to understand and regulate your emotions, as well as the emotions of others, can lead to success in management.

In November, GCHQ and BAE Systems both issued an appeal to attract more neurodivergent employees. Having a more diverse team of people can lead to innovation but how do you attract neurodiverse employees and make the recruitment process inclusive?

There is no one solution for making all employees feel supported and comfortable. But how can insurance firms provide an environment which helps neurodivergent employees to prosper?  

Sir Richard Branson published an open letter in 2021, stating “The world needs a neurodiverse workforce to help try and solve some of the big problems of our time.” Companies with diverse teams are 70% more likely to enter new markets. Are insurance firms failing to utilise neurodiverse employees' strengths and creativity?

Companies such as Meta, Twitter, Amazon and more have named the possibility of a recession as one of the major contributing factors to mass layoffs. What can your insurance firm do to help navigate the possible upcoming recession?

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