When the going gets tough

May 30, 2017 12:22 pm Published by

Clinical Commissioning Groups can be pressure cooker places - sandwiched between the often-competing demands of service providers and the intense monitoring from watchdogs and politicians.

Changing direction by changing conversations

April 24, 2017 12:03 pm Published by

Radically re-engineering services when budgets are being cut is not an easy task. One ambitious local authority knew it would take a huge culture shift to achieve it and asked the WLBC to help.

Serious Time for Game Makers

March 13, 2017 12:22 pm Published by

Playing computer games is fun but producing them in the run-up to a world-wide ground-breaking launch date is serious stuff. When the world is watching, deadlines have to be met, problems have to be solved and player experience has to be absolutely right.

Deconstructing the stress sandwich

September 28, 2016 3:54 pm Published by

Take some tight budgets, add big demands plus more than a pinch of high level scrutiny and you have the recipe for an epic stress sandwich — a familiar issue for many public-sector bodies.

Knitting together a fashion retail team

September 26, 2016 8:31 pm Published by

Virtual teams offer particular challenges when it comes to working together and driving towards common goals. One high street fashion retailer decided to look in depth at how one of its pivotal teams could overcome geography, enhance team cohesion and capitalise on existing skills.

Nurturing a Caring Nature

September 20, 2016 2:56 pm Published by

When you are a leading national charity supporting those affected by cancer, a caring and encouraging attitude to your staff and volunteers is in-built. The issue is not asking them to do more, but to take care of themselves while doing what they do best.