January 29, 2018
It’s too noisy out there!
Margaret Davies, Occupational Psychologist and Director at The Glass Lift
Every day I’m bombarded with newsletters, blogs and shares about the World of work, and I guess you are too. My desire for knowledge means I feel compelled to save every bit of information that looks vaguely interesting. Then, rather like a stash of chocolate, I find myself consuming the whole lot at once and feeling a little sick. Faced with this vast array of opinion often positioned as fact (dare I say, ‘fake news’), it’s very easy to implement a trending solution to the challenges organisations face. Experts are not in fashion and the reliance on science as a means of informing solutions seems to have been side-lined. As we struggle to keep up with the scale and pace of change, calling on good science, knowledge and professional expertise to inform decisions and solutions can feel cumbersome. The reality is evidence based solutions have the best chance of creating…