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How organisations can support their People during Covid-19

Caroline Brown, Caja MD, shares her insight with Dwayne Lewis at Grace Maddison Media on the impact Covid-19 has had within organisations and the challenges HRDs are facing in the working environment. She gives her thoughts on...

Reflections from a recent graduate

Akaash Shah joined us as a Graduate Consultant at the start of March. Not the best month to start at a new place but he's reflected on his experience and what he's learned so far.

What is the new ‘normal’?

As I start my extensive and exhausting daily commute.…to my spare room where I have set up my office, I’m led to wonder what BAU or normality in organisations will look and...

Keep Calm & Adapt

Planning, Planning, Planning was the mantra drummed into me throughout my military career which, to be fair, has been a great discipline that I took through to my civilian life in business.  However, who could have predicted the...

Organisational Vision – A waste of time?

This week I have been working with a client that has lost its sense of being, purpose and direction, and with Caja have been supporting them to create a new vision for the future as well as helping them...

Government Tenders…Constantly backing Goliath When They Should be Taking a Chance on David

Government have stressed that tender processes are being opened up to SME's and they are encouraging them to bid for tenders which takes a lot of time, resource and money to complete. SME's do not have dedicated teams to write...

Forget The Deck Chairs – Find The Life Jackets

How often have you experienced change driven by ‘revolution’ rather than ‘evolution’? in times where the business environment feels more turbulent than ever, it’s not uncommon to see executives embark on frequent reorganisations in response to the world changing around...

From good to great…What hobbies tell us about finding time to excel at work

An article written in 2016 suggests that on average we spend nearly a full working day practising our hobbies.  For many of us this will be nurturing our garden, fastidiously practicing to improve our golf handicap, honing a recipe until...

Leadership books who needs them – just follow Gareth Southgate

We have spent a lot of time at Caja in the last 12 months talking about leadership, including 'Top 1% Leaders', I think we now have someone who demonstrates the real power of leadership and is certainly a Top...

Improving the odds in delivering successful change programmes

Can organisations improve the odds, of delivering successful change programme outcomes?The answer is obviously ‘yes’!Most organisations embark on big transformation and change programmes, with a business case. This will include defined...

Reflections from a recent graduate

Akaash Shah joined us as a Graduate Consultant at the start of March. Not the best month to start at a new...

What is the new ‘normal’?

As I start my extensive and exhausting daily commute.…to my spare room where I have set up...

Astronauts tips for living in space – or anywhere

Many of us are experiencing a new way of working (and living) - being based at home with no colleagues and more...

Keep Calm & Adapt

Planning, Planning, Planning was the mantra drummed into me throughout my military career which, to be fair, has been a great discipline...