October 4, 2018

We’ve all done it:  Dragged ourselves into work when feeling sick as a dog – or emotionally under par.  It’s fair to say those days weren’t our most productive, or our happiest at work!

“Presenteeism,” it would seem, is the close cousin of absenteeism - the one who...

September 18, 2017

I've recently been running some workshops looking at core values, both personal and work based.  It's an area of organisational culture that I'm quite passionate about.

Why all this talk about values?  

Our digital world drives our love affair with technology and sp...

September 4, 2017

For busy leaders and HR professionals, tackling and creating a sustained positive work culture can be overwhelming.  A constant changing work landscape, pressing business kpi's, personalities and politics internally can make it all seem a mammoth undertaking.  

All...

August 13, 2017

Don’t be scared to ask your team if there is a better way

Recent research from The Harvard Business review has shown that employees are more engaged and motivated in the workplace when they feel that their opinions are heard and that they can speak freely. (2016 HBR)

The...

August 11, 2017

There are many pieces in the happy workplace jigsaw.  Getting it right will create more productive staff and enhanced business and customer outcomes!

An individual rather than a cookie cutter approach to creating optimal culture tailored to the needs of an organisation...