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Mental Health Terms at Work

The role of the manager (HR and general management) is once again expanding. Supporting people in the context of retention, engagement, motivation and growth has always been a part of these roles - but with growing pressure and levels of uncertainty at work, supporting people is requiring more depth.

Jun 28, 2022

Topics: Leadership- Psychology- General Business

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Emotional Intelligence and the EQ Assessment: What You Need to Know

Now more than ever, emotional intelligence is the key to creating a healthy and well-functioning workplace. If you’ve ever had questions about what emotional intelligence is exactly, or how you can apply your emotional quotient (EQ) score to your work and life right now, we have answers.

Jun 7, 2022

Topics: Emotional Intelligence- Coaching & Mentoring- Profiling & Assessment Tools

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Coaching Example with DISC, Motivators & EQ

Executive coaching offers individuals the opportunity to work with an accredited coach and develop their skills in a safe and collaborative environment that enhances professional performance. Coaching can improve self-awareness, support behavioural change and challenge ways of working to help an individual achieve their potential (to name a few).

Jun 7, 2022

Topics: Emotional Intelligence- Motivators & Drivers- Coaching & Mentoring- Profiling & Assessment Tools- DISC Profile

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Constantly Confused: Empathy versus Sympathy. The Difference & Why It Matters

Both empathy and sympathy play a role in our personal and professional lives; however, these two concepts are often confused with one another. The key in understanding the difference between these two concepts as actions is particularly relevant for leaders in the modern workplace.

Jun 7, 2022

Topics: Emotional Intelligence- Psychology- Coaching & Mentoring

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The Single Best Predictor of Attrition

Most companies can’t afford to lose talented and capable employees, but it does seem to be happening globally as employees seek more out of life in the wake of the health pandemic. What can business leaders do to predict attrition right now?

May 17, 2022

Topics: Employee Engagement- Recruitment & Selection- Culture & Organisational Development

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Work From Home Gaps Across 20+ Countries

The majority of businesses - with the means to do so - have broadly supported work from home (WFH) and hybrid work arrangements over the last two years particularly in the wake of the health pandemic. Do gaps still exist between employees and employers on this important topic?

May 17, 2022

Topics: General Business- Future of Work- Culture & Organisational Development

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Introducing Human-Centred Funding

The process of developing a business case and seeking internal organisational funding might need a shake-up to get a more holistic return on investment. This article looks at the current state of internal funding via business cases and a potential solution to put people at the heart of the investment. 

Apr 26, 2022

Topics: Smarter Thinking- General Business

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Is this Awesome HR Model Fake?

I came across an interesting model that took into account the internal and external factors that influence what we do in Human Resources (HR). That’s particularly relevant during these times (with the health pandemic, global change and uncertainty.) Here’s the problem: I think the model might be fake! Is this even possible? You tell me… 

Apr 6, 2022

Topics: Smarter Thinking- Human Resources- Business Models ("Nutshell" Series)

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