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  • How to sharpen your workplace edge in turbulent times

    The Human Edge,: how curiosity and creativity are your superpowers in the digital economy (Pearson) which was named as the Business Book of The Year 2020.

    More than a quarter of the UK workforce have recently had their wages paid by the government's furlough scheme. Similar policies have operated across the world. Economists fear, as this comes to end, that we’ll see a tsunami of job losses. 

    A good idea then to ensure your boss views you as indispensable. This means more than being reliable, trustworthy and hard working. These are important qualities, but they won’t necessarily keep you in a job. 

    Here are seven tips to stand out, inspired by the science-based insights in Greg Orme’s award-winning book, The Human Edge.     

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  • Guest blog: Fuel your team with a compelling purpose

    Teams are the building blocks that make up every organization. Yet teams often punch below their weight. Personality clashes, competing agendas and lack of direction decrease both performance and wellbeing. By contrast, a team with a potent purpose pulls together, builds trust and delivers outstanding results.

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