Why stakeholders make or break business change

Change is one of those topics that we always dip into. All three of us have worked in the area and have many thoughts and opinions on its success or failure. We even covered the Challenge of Change in season three of the podcast, but this time we decided to take a look at the […]

Mastering the metaverse

Does thinking about the vastness of the metaverse fill you with dread? Don’t panic: we’re here to help. Since Mark Zuckerberg bought it to the fore, Advita has been knee-deep in research to understand what this metaverse concept means and why organisations should start paying it more attention. Web3, virtual reality, augmented reality, artificial intelligence: […]

How habits help or hinder

the weight of bad habits tied to the ankles of a person

In episode four of our podcast, we look at all forms of habits, why we should be aware of them, how they shape the way we live and work, and how substituting the bad with the good can help us grow. The recording certainly felt like a therapy session! We talked about eating cheese, ‘doom-scrolling’, […]

Out of sight, out of mind

How hybrid work can impact your personal profile, career progression and, in particular, women and underrepresented people. Prompted by a thought-provoking article entitled Could The New Hybrid Workplace Turn Some Women Into Second-Class Employees? we take a closer look at what’s behind the post-pandemic research and how to overcome potential pitfalls. COVID and careers collide […]

Workplace, leadership and communication trends

What’s new for 2022? What should we be aware of and how do we prepare? Who do we turn to for guidance? And, as the government suggests closing another challenging year with advice to work from home (again), what’s coming our way as we settle into new ways of working? So many questions. All against […]

Safety Rules!

yellow hard hats on a pink background

How to help foster psychological safety in your working environments. What is it and why is it so important? There are lots of new phrases and ways of working to come to terms with, but don’t ignore psychological safety because this directly impacts what is happening to your people. Which is why we tackle the […]

Evaluating values

According to Collins English Dictionary, values are “the moral principles and beliefs or accepted standards of a person or social group”. “At their simplest, values are those things we want to have in our lives so much that we put them above other things.” Jackie Le Fevre Why do we have values in organisations? In […]

A Top 22 Podcast!

This week we have been listed in one of the top 22 podcasts for internal communication professionals. The list has been compiled by Bananatag and includes some great podcasts for your to tune into! In reviewing our podcast they said: “This is the podcast I’ve been waiting for since I met these three IC all-stars […]

Make networking work for you

Man wearing a tshirt that says ask me what i do

Whether you’re looking to start networking or an experienced networker brushing up on your skills, the How not to be weird when you’re networking edition of our award-winning podcast is a great listen. As Advita, Jenni and Trudy met each other at a networking event, it seems only natural to share a roundup of their […]

Seek a second opinion

neon sign that says you belong here

In series 4 episode 8 of the Calm Edged rebels podcast, Advita, Jenni and Trudy take a deep dive into Matthew Syed’s book, Rebel Idea: The Power of Diverse Thinking. Without exception, they each absolutely rave about reading this inspirational book, which is filled with stirring stories and examines the power of ‘cognitive diversity’: the […]

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