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Leveraging Power Here and Now

There has been an interesting power shift underway for the past 12 to 18 months that was sparked by the health pandemic. Where power once sat somewhat firmly with an employer or business, there has been a shift in power to the employee - the individual. 

Sep 21, 2021

Topics: Leadership- Future of Work- Culture & Organisational Development

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My Motivation is on a Holiday, But I’m Not!

Taking a break from regular responsibilities, such as work, hobbies, associations, school and the like, is a good way to re-energize and relax. So, what happens when it’s not easy or possible to take that break and enjoy a much-deserved holiday? 

Sep 21, 2021

Topics: Employee Engagement- Motivators & Drivers- Future of Work

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A Simple Model of Employee Engagement

Back in 2013, we developed a model to help explain what engagement looks like and, in particular, how it differs from the likes of employee satisfaction. We call it the Effort-Enjoyment Model of Engagement.

Sep 20, 2021

Topics: Employee Engagement- Motivators & Drivers- Business Models ("Nutshell" Series)

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How Can We Improve Our Company Culture

Organisational culture is deeply embedded in how people behave. It’s seen in the way people interact with one another. It’s a set of shared norms for how the group operates. Culture is created and seen in the office.

Aug 10, 2021

Topics: Employee Engagement- Profiling & Assessment Tools- Future of Work- Culture & Organisational Development

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What Impacts Culture

Consider how you operate each day. As everyday issues and challenges arise, we make decisions about how to handle them. How these situations are handled are a clear indication of your culture. Here’s what’s uniquely different about operating with “normal” or common challenges versus the unexpected. 

Aug 10, 2021

Topics: Leadership- Smarter Thinking- Culture & Organisational Development

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4 Noteworthy Questions to Ask About Company Culture

As the world of work continues to evolve, it’s important to focus on consciously creating a healthy workplace culture. This starts with being mindful of the day-to-day experiences of your team and extends across the entire employee lifecycle. 

Aug 10, 2021

Topics: Leadership- Profiling & Assessment Tools- Culture & Organisational Development

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The Main Cause of Job Stress is Not What You Expect

Who has more stress? A CEO or an Administrator? You might think the CEO has more to worry about, and that's a reasonable assumption. After all, those who occupy the most senior positions are required to shoulder greater responsibilities than those in administration or support roles.

Jul 20, 2021

Topics: Psychology- General Business- Coaching & Mentoring

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Fight or Flight at Work: Your Stress Response

The fight-or-flight response (or fight-flight-fright-freeze-faint) is also known as the acute stress response, although many writers refer to it simply as the stress response.

Jul 20, 2021

Topics: Psychology- Coaching & Mentoring- Profiling & Assessment Tools

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