Words Matter – By Surveyorhood

This week we have been consumed by how the press and people are responding to not only Greta Thunberg's powerful speech at the UN but the debacle in the UK Parliament. Her powerful speech and the resulting press showing photos of her passionate delivery created a equally powerful but disturbing backlash from a number of …

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Diversity is good. Pass it on – By Surveyorhood

When people think of bias, they first think of behaviour that negatively impacts a person or group. But that isn't the only kind of bias. We’ve been reading a lot about affinity bias lately. And seeing it in action. It is the tendency to favour people who are like you in some way. By Dmitrii_Guzhanin …

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Learning to serve, to lead – By Sara Cameron

I think it was Kate Taylor or maybe it was Jon Lever who announced to the APC candidates I was revising with, that we were all leaders. That is what Chartered Surveyors are. I'd always leaned into helping, developing, bringing people on to be better. I have managed and led multiple teams throughout my career …

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Collaborate this – By Sara Cameron

There is a common thread running through all of the professional development I have been undertaking recently, as well as the formal learning I have been undertaking this past year, with the Chartered Management Institute as I look to gain Chartered Manager status on my way to seeking election as FRICS. The common thread is …

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Construction Youth Trust is playing the long game – By Charlotte Higgins

Getting in early and inspiring the next generation – Construction Youth Trust is playing the long game. Construction Youth Trust was established 60 years ago as the construction industry’s own charity. How we implement our strategy has changed over the past six decades, but our aim has always remained the same: to inspire young people …

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