Culture Isn’t Good or Bad, It’s Right or Wrong

Guest post by Jayne Chace, Advisory Board Member at Citicourt & Co.   However fantastic your personal expertise may be, if your personal code isn’t in harmony with the vision and values of the people making the company management decisions, then each day will be a struggle. Corporate culture isn’t easily defined – and its […]

Reducing the Divorce Rate for Mergers

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It’s a sad truth that one in three marriages end in divorce, but this looks like a blazing success rate when you realise that two out of three mergers and acquisitions fail.

Purpose in the Driving Seat

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People don’t go to work just to earn a paycheck, at least not for long. I appreciate that sounds like privilege, but in the upwardly mobile, fast-paced and highly competitive world we now live in, we need to recognise that the reason people turn up to work is because they care. Why do people care?…

Revolution Required

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Revolut’s tough month is all down to their company culture, which is clearly a problem area for the company. Kieron Faller takes an overview of the issues and potential solutions.

2018 in Review: It’s the System

So, 2018 has been a crazy year for many reasons. Deepening political collapse across much of the developed world, economic ups and downs leaving stock markets down on the year as a whole and seemingly heading into our next downturn, climate-related issues such as the raging California wildfires, further #MeToo developments particularly in the context […]

Google needs Workio


Last week, almost lost in the now-normal insanity of the news cycle, the New York Times ran a damning story about sexual misconduct by senior executives at Google. While the headline focused on Andy Rubin, father of Android, the rest of the story lays out a pattern of high-ranking male executives having ‘consensual’ relationships with […]

Wage Slaves No More


As the employment market continues to tighten in developed economies, we will see the balance of power shift from employers to employees. Companies need to change how they work to make themselves employers of choice for workers. These issues are explored in this week’s edition of The Economist (22nd September 2018), in their regular column […]

Company Culture Lessons – Six Months In

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At Workio we engage with many companies and industries, at all levels, in discussions and analysis about company culture. We’re fortunate to have such a broad overview. This being the case, and since we just past the six months trading milestone, we thought we would pause for breath to share some of what we have […]

Human culture

Human Culture - Melanie and Me Swimming 1978-9 by Michael Andrews 1928-1995

This morning my wife and I took some time to go to see All Too Human, the exhibition at Tate Britain in London. As Ricardo Semler says in his TED Talk from 2014, “We’ve all learned how to go on Sunday night to email and work from home. But very few of us have learned […]