Three things you can learn from cute labradors that will make you more successful at work

There’s a video doing the rounds on Twitter that you may have seen – over 14 million people have so far. BBC sports commentator Andrew Cotter posted a clip of his two Labradors playing with a toy, overlaid with his trademark enthusiastic sports commentary describing the performance as he would an Olympic final. It’s hilarious …

What pot plants and lottery tickets have to teach us about rating calibration

(A version of this article was published on HRM Online on 11 January 2019) Calibration – the collective review and adjustment of ratings – is widely used by organisations to remove bias and inconsistency from the performance management process. However, it also removes control and ownership from the manager and employee, and that can be …