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charles towers-clark

Charles Towers-Clark

Charles Towers-Clark first realised the need to persuade everybody around him to become WEIRD whilst going backwards pulling two bits of wood (otherwise known as rowing). In his 20s he ran a company in Central Asia with 150 employees and worked 16 hours + a day making (mostly small) decisions constantly. He told himself not to employ people again after that. Twenty years on, and again running a company with employees, he realised that there was an easier way – stop taking decisions. Having pushed decisions down to employees, his 360 degree evaluation scores plummeted as everybody else had the information to realise that they could do a better job than him. The upside of this is that he had time to write a book, see his family (they’re actually quite nice) and the company of which he was Group CEO – Pod Group -  was successfully sold 3 years later.

Charles is now a doctoral researcher at WBS, where is now exploring novel ways of enhancing 'human skills' in the workplace and education, by understanding and adapting organisational structures. 

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Charles is always happy to help other organisations adapt how they work. 

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