It’s not "what" you know, it’s "who" you know. - a knack for networking can help to open doors for some that remain shut to others, but is this fair? Research shows that while networking is a vital skill for business development, lower-educated individuals do not necessarily benefit as much as higher educated peers.
Underperforming businesses sacrifice the diversity of their boards when faced with fixing underperformance research shows
Providing a social safety net enables people to better contribute to their jobs and, according to research, to society for a longer period of time
Qualities such as empathy, the ability to see the world from another’s vantage point, or imagine oneself in another’s shoes may sound, to ambitious minds, a little flimsy as a skillset, but mastering these abilities can often mean the difference between career progression and stagnation.
Employees who find their work meaningful are more likely to offer constructive and innovative ideas, thereby increasing their work performance and ultimately contributing to organisational effectiveness.