'Get Bendy' Issue #1

Flex in Focus

Six strategies to KEEP YOUR talent pool FROM LEAKING with FLEXIBle workplace practice

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Organisations have a huge opportunity to tap into top new talent and hold on to their best people through flexibility. Read our tips on navigating a tricky time of year when competition for talent is fierce > 


Future Thinkers

When companies ban remote work in the name of collaboration, this is what they’re really saying

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"Make no mistake: remote work is here to stay. Urban real estate prices and the war for talent are making sure of that" - Dominic Price, Work Futurist and Head of R&D at Atlassian. He believes the future of work is all about unleashing the power of teams. What do you think?
Read the article >


Ponder this

Bend, Not Break: 9 Powerful Traits of Resilient People

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Resilient people develop a mental capacity that allows them to adapt in the face of challenge, bending like bamboo instead of breaking. And just as we talk about flexibility in the workplace, it is equally as important for us as individuals to have the ability to move with change. The future of work will demand it. Read the article >


Listen and learn

Recommended audiobook > Thinking, Fast and Slow - Daniel Kahneman

Nobel Prize Winner for Economics, Daniel Kahneman reveals where we can and cannot trust our intuitions and how we can tap into the benefits of slow thinking. He offers practical and enlightening insights into how choices are made in both our professional and our personal lives, and how we can use different techniques to guard against the mental glitches that often get us into trouble. Happy listening >


‘All things, including the grass and trees, are soft and pliable in life; dry and brittle in death. Stiffness is thus a companion of death; flexibility a companion of life. A tree that cannot bend will crack in the wind’ - Lao Tzu

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Six ways to bolster your talent pool with flexible work practices