Employee Engagement

Background to the problem The prevalence of mental illness in the general population is alarming.  The World Health Organisation (WHO) predicts that by the year 2020, depression will emerge as one of the leading causes of disability, globally.  The cost of mental illness on the workplace...

PERFORMANCE MATTERS Have you ever stopped to wonder why some people in your business always perform better than others? Has it ever crossed your mind that you can do something about this? What image is conjured when you imagine a high performing individual? I bet most...

Learning and Development vs. Business Goals? It’s Not an Either/Or Too many organizations still dismiss learning initiatives and investments into organizational learning as a short-term, HR problem rather than an integral part of a long-term business strategy. It is critical to create and tell over and...

Is finding talented and experienced staff a continuous challenge? There is a distinct trend that applicant lists are getting smaller and that when candidates do apply, they are more demanding for what they require to make that all important career move. For now, gone are...

Effective leaders give their company far more than an abundance of skills and experience. Skills can be learned and experience and qualifications gained, but there is no substitute for the enthusiasm, motivation and passion great leaders possess. These people can mean the difference between an average...

It seemingly becomes longer every year and with the festive season well underway, have you maintained your healthy habits or are you slipping closer and closer to the Naughty list? Have those in the office around you been sharing their tales of late night Christmas...

The wellbeing of workers is not just a “nice to have” for businesses. Workers can have a low level of wellbeing because of work stress, relationship breakdown, grief and loss, conflict in and out of the workplace, difficulty sleeping and mental illness.  There are at...

I recently read an article by Marcel Schwantes titled “3 Reasons Your Employees Are Miserable at Work (and What to Do About It)” and he identified the three root causes of job misery being: Anonymity The feeling employees get when they realise their manager has little...

The importance of ‘Why’ you do business Technology underpins so many of the functions that are performed in organizations today, and it has levelled the playing field, making it easier for competitors to replicate what you do faster than ever before and allow nimble start-ups to...