Author Archives: René Carayol

Do Some of Your Employees Feel Invisible?

do some of your employees feel invisible

How to inspire and motivate your workforce Diversity and inclusion appear to be back in fashion again, and it is probably linked to what is going on globally with the rise of anti-immigration sentiments driving xenophobic behaviour. From Myanmar to Austria, from the USA to the UK and in far too many places across Africa. […]

Leaders tell stories, managers talk strategy

leaders tell stories

Here are edited extracts from my recent talk for Equatorial Coca Cola Bottling (ECCB) in Barcelona (with the transcript below). The continuing theme throughout is employee engagement and the opportunities it brings. What Progressive Organisations Do Before I ever a take on an assignment with any business, I ask for 30 minutes just sitting in your […]

Here’s £5,000 Now Quit

Here's 5k now quit

Modern Engagement – best practice to next practice. Amazon have a completely different form of modern engagement targeting the commitment of those who work in their massive fulfilment centres.

If any of their team members no longer want to work for Amazon, they will pay these disgruntled employees $5,000 to leave forever – those who accept the offer, can never work for Amazon again.

“We want people working at Amazon who want to be here,”

Spike Stories – The Chief Engagement Officer [Episode 17]

The days of the aloof but brilliant CEO, spending most of their time in long Board and Executive Committee meetings are becoming fast history. Read what great CEOs are doing today.
There is a clear and growing need for a more dynamic approach, meaning that the modern CEO must be more visible, accessible and much more engaging than ever before.

The Chief Engagement Officer

The days of the aloof but brilliant CEO, spending most of their time in long Board and Executive Committee meetings are becoming fast history. Read what great CEOs are doing today.
There is a clear and growing need for a more dynamic approach, meaning that the modern CEO must be more visible, accessible and much more engaging than ever before.

Spike Stories – Collaboration is the New Leadership [Episode 15]

Business has become far too fast moving and markets are so much more unforgiving that Listen to my podcast on Collaboration: CEOs require the support of diverse viewpoints and experiences within their teams as a prerequisite for sustainable success. Absolutely everybody today understands why collaboration is a necessary part of every high performing culture.

Spike! The Power and Simplicity of the Strengths based Revolution

Savannah Slides

During this webinar interview with Catherine of MBA World, I explore the reasons why the leaders and organisations who focus on their Spikes do better than those who focus on their weaknesses; and offer advice as to how you can discover your own outstanding strengths. Below is given the transcript. Transcript Catherine: Hi, good afternoon […]