Robots aren’t going to take everyone’s jobs, but technology has already reshaped the world of work in ways that are creating clear winners and losers. While no one knows what artificial intelligence’s effect on work will be, we can all agree on one thing: It’s disruptive. All it takes is to type in the words […]


When setting the stage for an ideal toxic workplace the Devil wears Prada until today, remains one of the greatest examples of all time. Andy (Anne Hathaway) is a recent college graduate with big dreams. Upon landing a job at prestigious Runway magazine, she finds herself the assistant to diabolical editor Miranda Priestly (Meryl Streep). […]

Ooh La La, Millennials

Though the exact years differ depending on the source, millennials are roughly defined as anyone born between 1980 and 2004. That’s quite a large group. As a so called millennial myself, I have worked with many fellow millennials but also with leaders and managers in organizations struggling to balance a multi-generational workforce. In a few […]

Start the week differently; make work fun, engaging & inspiring

In today’s world of employment the majority of us spend more time with our peers, colleagues, line managers, teams and in the work environment than we do with our own families, friends and in our home environment. As much as there are high volumes of content and many resources available on work-life balance and work-life […]

Want to work differently? Give engagement & appreciation at try

Employee engagement has become an increasingly important topic for organizations, managers and staff members alike. According to Forbes“employee engagement is the emotional commitment the employee has to the organization and its goals.” In other words does an employee actually care about their work and the organization and is (pro)-actively working towards achieving organizational goals? Is there […]

Want to work differently? Start by practicing inquiry before judgement at work

Each week presents an opportunity to contribute to a better work environment. In previous articles, I focused on engagement & appreciation at work  and making work fun, engaging and inspiring  The list is by no means exhausted but it is fair to say that there is a lot going on in today’s working world. Faced with these day […]

Take an active role in shaping your career. Becoming and expert of yourself!

Today, fewer and fewer people work in an industry where there is a clearly defined path for career advancement. Especially for those in the humanitarian, development and charity sector the career path is often more likely to be characterized by loops and bends rather than a clear cut linear progression. If anyone had asked us […]