How to Navigate Uncertainty In Your Business

May 14th, 2020 | By Laura Weaving, Managing Director at Duo

In a time where change and uncertainty is going to be on the horizon for many months to come, how your team flex through the flux of uncertainty will determine your long-term success, how prepared are each layer of your business to navigate uncertainty? Most businesses are busy looking at their strategy, but it can

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What happens when you scale from 50-500 people?

October 8th, 2019 | By Guy Pike, Senior Consultant at Duo

Scaling from 50 to 500 people, requires a huge strategic shift. This exactly the challenge that Airbnb found themselves in when they needed to grow their team ten fold. With so many of our clients experiencing similar scale up challenges, and the need to increase resource quickly, we thought this might be an interesting case

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Create a Checklist for Culture Change

August 28th, 2019 | By Laura Weaving, Managing Director at Duo

When helping our clients navigate culture change, one of the essential steps is codifying the elements of their culture that drive the most success. Often, these are either not detailed anywhere, or are buried in a “too big to read” manual somewhere. One of the keys to creating culture change that sticks – simplifying complicated

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Is there a skill shortage or are you just not being creative enough?

April 16th, 2019 | By Laura Weaving, Managing Director at Duo

Is there a skill shortage or are you just not being creative enough? Hardly a day goes by without seeing something in the press about skill shortages, and how apparently, in the UK, we are in the middle of the worst skill shortage for 30 years. But the controversial question is – do we really

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Do you have a recruitment pipeline?

April 14th, 2019 | By Guy Pike, Senior Consultant at Duo

Your business is doing well, sales are through the roof, the problem is, growth has turned into an issue as your company can’t keep up. You need more people, and quickly. However, in an increasingly competitive market, good people are hard to come by. Instinctively, the outcome is to hire the first person you find,

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