Kevan Hall

Entries by Kevan Hall

Don't Follow the Idiots - Break the Rules

(0) Comments | Posted 4 July 2013 | (15:05)

A few weeks ago I tried to walk across a car park in Las Vegas; it was the fastest way to get where I wanted to go.

I was shouted at with increasing agitation by a security guard: "Sir! Sir! I need you to come back here, go back through...

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Power, Morality and Role

(0) Comments | Posted 22 April 2013 | (19:01)

This week I was in India, visiting some clients in New Delhi. I had the opportunity to spend some time visiting a Hindu temple. Whilst I was there I remarked on a painting of a God talking to a young prince. The answer made me reflect on the different roles...

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Remote Workers at Yahoo! - Back to the Office or Else

(0) Comments | Posted 25 February 2013 | (12:59)

Last week, Yahoo! sent an e-mail to all employees telling the ones that work from home that they should now work from Yahoo offices.

Here is an extract:
"To become the absolute best place to work, communication and collaboration will be important, so we need to...

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What Can We Learn From Virtual Teams About Connecting With Our Kids?

(0) Comments | Posted 18 December 2012 | (23:00)

On a recent virtual teams workshop (that I ran), we were talking about communication technology and the role that text based tool such as Instant Messenger and text message could play in connecting together virtual teams.

One of the participants angrily interrupted: "If we are not careful,...

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Too Much Empowerment Too Soon? Or Too Little, Too Late?

(0) Comments | Posted 13 November 2012 | (12:04)

Anyone who has had any form of management education or training knows that empowerment is essential to engagement, productivity and job satisfaction. But empowerment also has its risks.

In our own training (at Global Integration), we meet a lot of good people who work for great companies, and...

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