I just can’t think!

I see a problem in organisations. People’s diaries are so full that they rush from one meeting to the next. They don’t even leave space for the time it gets to take the lift to the next meeting room. Worst of all – there’s no time, space or silence in which to...

Peak retirement of baby boomers

Pack Wembley Stadium with pensioners. Now multiply by 10. This is roughly the number of Baby Boomers who will reach retirement age in 2012. Over the past three years the number of people reaching 65 has been increasing dramatically from about half-a million a year to...

HR Scotland Awards 2011

White Water is pleased to announce that three of our clients have recently picked up awards at the HR Network Awards 2011. Designed to recognise, acknowledge and reward the champions of the HR and people management & development profession in Scotland, there were...

Second Hand Stress

I was asked for some expert comment on the radio about second hand stress.  A recent study claims that stress is as contagious as the common cold and that you can actually ‘catch’ other people’s anxieties. Passive or second hand stress can become...

Selling Women Cheap?

More women directors will rein in excessive pay, says David Cameron – The Guardian I know Halloween is traditionally a day for disguise but I am not sure what this notion is masquerading as. Always eager to see support for more women on boards, I was interested...

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