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Why we are asking staff to work a maximum of 5% during their working week

Like many of you we have been working around the clock, balancing work, with the added pressures that came with the Covid-19 lockdown – children at home, home-schooling, heightened anxiety – which can only be maintained for so long. Our people have been running on empty here at The GC Index for a few weeks. […]

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What is the city but its people?

Matt Bennion, Co-Founder of The Cause Effect, and Nathan Ott, Chief Polisher at The GC Index talk about the importance of culture when trying to create sustainable Smart Cities – where the objective is to improve quality of life for business and residents alike and win the race to be the most sustainable, productive and therefore […]

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Our data puts an end to gender stereotypes in strategic thinking…

We challenge the historic research that suggests that men are more strategic than women. “Female leaders are no less adept at strategic thinking, but perceptions of them as inclusive and nurturing can prevent recognition of this”, says Dr John Mervyn-Smith. The Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development’s publication, People Management, featured an online article from […]

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Who is driving your digitalisation? Your CEO, CFO or Covid-19?

Lockdown is forcing digital business transformation to happen on a mass scale and at such a quick pace. Some see this as a huge opportunity for their businesses and others are concerned about what this means for their jobs and how to navigate through. TM Forum recently ran an article including thoughts from GC Partners TM Forum, Detecon and […]

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Mental health – coping in a crisis

Are you facing lockdown related anxiety or do you know someone who is? Covid-19 and the lockdown has left many people feeling particularly anxious. In fact, the UK mental health charity, SANE, says its telephone helpline has increased by 200% since the lockdown began.    This anxiety will continue as we begin to move out of […]

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How to embed positive energy across your entire organisation

It’s important to remember simply ‘doing’ something does not always mean you are being productive. When everything feels like it is taking too much effort for you, a team member or one of your family then something is amiss and it could be time to step back and reassess what you are doing. There are lots of […]

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MBAs have the opportunity to bring certainty to an uncertain world

The uncertainty that we are faced with right now, driven by this global pandemic, provides an impetus for potential change to corporate life as we know it and the use of the tried and tested business models that we have relied on for years, says Nathan Ott For many, particularly the Strategists among us, the […]

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REC and The GC Index® Are Working Together to Help Businesses Build Stronger Teams

The Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC) has partnered with The GC Index® and Franklin-Hackett, leading experts in measuring the impact that everyone can make to a role, team and organisation. The GC Index® is a tool that helps employers identify the strengths of their team members and understand the impact each individual will make. Having […]

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Diversity and inclusion best practices

You would be hard pressed today to find a business that is not focusing on diversity and inclusion best practices. Now very much the hot topic in corporate circles, it is becoming clear that diverse companies making room for true equality perform better, being 35% more likely to see above average financial returns than their […]

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Recruitment and Selection with The GC Index

Recruitment and selection has been carried out the same old way for years.  CVs are treated like the be-all and end-all when it comes to getting selected, with recruitment decisions very often made based upon interview performance. But something is wrong For a long time, the industry has been challenged due to the placement of […]

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Candidate Profiling with The GC Index®

Being a candidate in the job market can be a tough ask these days.  Not only do they have the stress of going through the selection process but if their capabilities and personal energies are not the right fit for the needs of the job, very often they can find themselves back on the job-search […]

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Are Your Leadership Team Game Changers?

How many members of your leadership team need to be innovative? GC Partner, Culture Consultancy, have the answer: If you’re building a culture of innovation, the answer might surprise you. Just 20% of your team need to be game changers. But that 20% cannot succeed on their own. The other 80% of your team should help make […]

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