Walking the Talk Blog

The masks that leaders wear at work

Joseph Campbell once wrote ‘The privilege of a lifetime is being who you are’. What a profound yet simple set of words that seem somehow so difficult to achieve.
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A culture of diversity: Building business benefit

Diversity has direct and surprising positive effects on your business. Not only can it yield a range of beneficial impacts but it can also help limit some of the more ...
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Five reasons we should say 'yes' to gender equality quotas

  Let me say this loud and clear: I am all for gender equality quotas in relation to the number of women in key roles in society and in business in particular.
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When symbols work in a corporate culture

I was interested to read the announcement recently that PricewaterhouseCoopers has discarded its dress code which, in their words, was in order to “unlock the creativity ...
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Why you need to manage behaviour consistently

I recently had coffee with a close friend who’s just resigned from a senior position in a key department of a large company. Answering the puzzled look on my face, he ...
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