The Secret Surveyor- shared by Surveyorhood

Feedback is data, and data is king. But why are some managers and leaders so bad at giving and receiving feedback? Feedback is all about effective communication, really listening, understanding, checking back and giving appropriate messages. If managers can’t get it right with staff, how can organisations be assured they are on message with clients, …

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The Surveyorhood Book Report – by Surveyorhood

At the end of November 2019, we launched The Surveyorhood Book Report. This isn't a book club, more a shared space for books we've been recommended, discovered or been inspired by. This week, From the Post Code to the Globe by Errol Lawson (published by EWL Consultants, 2012). From lawless teen to respected leader Errol …

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Grief, loss and loneliness at Christmas – By Natasha Stone

The Festive period is a time for reflection, for joy and gifting and spending time with friends and family. That's what we're all told from an early age, and this is what TV shows us we *should* be doing. Putting on a large spread of delicious food, drinking and eating too much, looking after those …

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The Surveyorhood Book Report – by Surveyorhood

Team Surveyorhood never stops learning, like all professionals, and this year has been particularly busy with all of us undertaking professional and personal development over and above our CPD requirements. We read a lot and as a team decided we'd like to share some of what we are reading with you in a regular post. …

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Initiatives to get kids into Surveying – By Katie Holt

It has been a busy time for inspiring the next generation of surveyors.... We, at Chartered ICES, have been involved recently in various initiatives to encourage children in to surveying as a career. It is clear from the ongoing needs of the construction industry that there will be a significant shortfall in the number of …

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