To wiki or not to wiki? (and 10 ways to get the best out of them)

We’ve all heard of Wikipedia, the free encyclopaedia, written collaboratively by the people who use it. They create, update and moderate content that is accessible to everyone. Wikis can...

How Knowledge Hub can help build your professional network

Building your professional network is becoming more and more important. So how can you make the most of your Knowledge Hub membership to do this? Connecting with members on Knowledge...

Update on your new Knowledge Hub

After months of developing and testing, we are pleased to tell you that your new Knowledge Hub is almost here! It's taking a little longer than we expected, but we want to ensure that we deliver...

The difference between management and leadership

Management, as managers are fond of saying, isn't about being liked but I say leadership is. Human nature is such that if staff don't like you they won't like what you say. If staff don 't...

International Women's Day

  The Black Panthers, the Vietnam war, Bob Dylan and the woman's liberation movement, this is the New York scene in the Late 60's early 70's. The story is set in the open plan office of...

Driving engagement in the new Knowledge Hub

We know engagement is what drives people to participate. When you’re trying to draw members into a conversation, help build trust in your group, or help other members discover what you are...

A picture is worth a thousand words

If you’ve ever searched for people to connect with or groups to join on Knowledge Hub, you’ll have noticed that there are rather a lot of grey profile images for individuals and the same...

Confrontational leadership

  A kick up the backside or arm round the shoulder. Delivered at the right time, in the right way both are recognised managerial responses. Some people respond better to one than the...

What to expect when your new KHub goes live

We are pleased to let you know that the new version of Knowledge Hub is due to go live soon. Over the last few months we have been working to build a new look and feel for Knowledge Hub, with...

More people with a business background would be good for local government, Not

  Donald Trump US president is appointing people with a business background to key posts in his administration because he believes government would be better if it was run like a business...