Holding out for a hero: Choosing superheroes to lead your green teams

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Following the wise words of Bonnie Tyler, sometimes we just need a hero. And environmental initiatives in the workplace are no exception.

Through Do Nation programs we’ve run with clients, we’ve found that one important success factor is having great leaders, championing the programme within their teams and leading them to success.

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Everything changes but you

Oomph seminars logoThe title of this blog is borrowed from a famous Take That song. Unfortunately, they weren’t really writing about behaviour change, but the title sums up the challenge we face when trying to change our behaviour. With all the internal and external conflicts (even greater than those faced by Take That themselves) pulling against what we know we should do, it often means everything changes but you. Continue reading

Making Sustainable Resolutions for 2015

ditch new years resolutions day I’m barely thinking about Christmas yet so it seems strange to be talking about New Year. But now is a great time to be thinking about resolutions and how they can tie neatly to your personal, work and sustainable living goals. After the Christmas binge we all feel guilty about being unhealthy, the amount we have spent and our effect on the planet and this is why millions of us make resolutions for the upcoming year.

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