5th Wall News

  • Why Should We Be Investing In Company Culture?

    Has your organisation recently appointed a Chief Culture Officer? While innovative companies like Google and Zappo have had a role like this for some time, many smaller and medium-sized companies are now jumping on the bandwagon. So, is this just another meaningless job title? Or is there really…

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  • The Lowdown on Agility, and What You Can Do To Achieve It

    Nearly 90% of senior executives, interviewed by the Economist Intelligence Unit, believe that ‘organisational agility’ is critical for success in the fast-changing world of business. But what exactly do we mean by agility? And what is it that makes a company truly’ agile’? Is Agility Anythi…

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  • The Feedback Cheat Sheet : Our Top 5 Skills

    The Feedback Cheat Sheet: Our Top 5 Skills In our last post, we talked about the five key things to remember when giving feedback: positivity, clarity, openness, setting objectives, and being constructive.  However, remembering these tips as ‘buzzwords’ is quite a different task from putting…

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  • How To Give Feedback and Get Results

    Last week, we wrote about the different possible responses to feedback. A lot of the time, giving feedback or constructive criticism is less constructive than we might hope. At worst, it can create resentment and a decline in productivity. So, how can you make sure you avoid negative or negl…

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  • "Can I Give You Some Feedback?"

    How do you feel when you hear these six words: ‘Can I give you some feedback?’ Terror? Anxiety? Automatic defensiveness and resentment? We are so used to the word ‘feedback’ being used as a euphemism for criticism, that we often forget how useful it can really be. But there are few scenarios…

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