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    Mending a Broken Psychological Contract: Understanding Liars and Ethical Dilemmas at Work

    Jack was delighted when he landed his ‘dream job’ for a large software company. It enabled him to work flexibly around the demands of his young family, with great colleagues, excellent progression and...

    How To Waste Hundreds of Millions on Your IT Transformation

    You’re a few years into your tenure as CEO of Vandelay Industries, a behemoth in the transpondsting space that’s existed for many decades.

    When Should I Interrupt Someone?

    How many times have you sat there trying to work through a technical problem, and thought:

    What Is the White Male Role in Improving Gender Diversity?

    We all know— or should know by now—that diverse teams and organisations are more successful and creative, have better retention rates, and result in a healthier workplace culture. The data to undersco...

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    Zooming Out: Strategies for Better Collaboration with Fewer Video Meetings

    Who would you assume ‘performs better’? Someone who’s available to address your issues immediately, or someone who occasionally goes offline and is often unavailable to address your immediate needs?

    The Container Solutions Opinionated Guide to Blogging

    Blogging is one of the central activities at Container Solutions. We try to regularly publish blogs on a variety of topics, from technical pieces to articles on strategy or psychology. Personally, I’v...

    How To Implement Psychological Safety in a Time of Crisis

    In a previous blog post, I wrote about how having a psychologically safe work environment can help organisations in dealing with future and unknown risks. 

    How to Manage Distributed Teams (Even When You Have No Choice)

    When a company hasn't planned for it, going fully remote is a challenge. In order to succeed, you need to create some rules and guidelines.

    Leaders: How Well Do You Balance Your Head and Heart?

    ‘Adulting’ can be tough. We find ourselves having to juggle many things: work with play, family with friends, work with home. For leaders, this juggling act takes on a whole new level of difficulty, i...