People & Leadership

View a curated selection of People-First tools and resources from Hargraves Institute. This list includes blogs about hr, people and leadership.

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Pedalling Towards Success: 4 Lessons from the Tour de France

Over the past three weeks, I witnessed the grandeur of the Tour de France. As the world’s largest annual sporting event, the Tour has captivated audiences and enthusiasts for over a century. But beyond the excitement and athleticism, I discovered four essential reasons for its enduring success. These insights can also positively impact how we perform […]

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Embracing manager-as-coach: leading in a rapidly changing world

Once upon a time, managers were promoted because they demonstrated the technical skills required by the team members they were to manage. Their primary role was to transfer the skills needed to complete known and discrete tasks and roles. They progressed because they had the answers to the questions, and they communicated through clear instructions,

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How do we create a sense of belonging in the hybrid workplace?

When describing physical workplaces, we usually talk about “space”. Somewhere we can collaborate, concentrate on solo work, manufacture, pack, etc. Practical and functional, we need spaces to perform work functions. However, to form an attachment to a work environment, we need to talk about “place”. That is, how we order and personalise our spaces, so

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Managing the risks of hybrid working

The benefits of effective teams and groups have long been recognised within organisations. Highly functional and cohesive teams can enhance productivity, improve decision-making, and provide significant personal and group satisfaction. In addition, successful or winning teams have some notable characteristics that distinguish them from average or poor-performing groups. These characteristics play an important role in minimising and managing the risks of hybrid working.

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How Can You Become An Adaptive Leader (With A Game Plan)?

Before the pandemic, agility was a foundation of success. But now, the world is a very different place. Leaders face new challenges from insular silos to hybrid work and climate change. And the rapid rate of change means leaders can no longer wait for more and more data before making decisions to move. Adaptive businesses

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