Category: Employee Engagement

Tips on creating employee engagement in your organisation. Engaged employees and customers positively impact your bottom line. Engaged employees and customers are one of the best investments any company can make.

Beware the culture change bandaid

Motivational posters, beautiful videos set to popular songs and lapel pins can be a small part of a multi-layered change strategy, but on their own they are more likely …

An Employee Engagement survey is a good start

Effective Engaged leaders use every touchpoint, opportunity and a variety of communication channels to reinforce and recognise the organisation's commitment to employee engagement and building and engaged innovative people-centric …

Effective strategy communication tips

Strategy communication tips: How do you share a strategy effectively within your organisation? These Effective strategy communication tips can help persuade employees of the importance and relevance of their …

Top KPI feedback tips

Many books talk about the “sandwich” feedback technique, starting and ending with a compliment. This is generally very poorly received as the compliments are often a last minute platitude.

Happiness benefits at work

Happiness benefits: Does your organisation pay lip service to the idea that “people are our greatest asset” or do they do something about it? Unfortunately in practice in many …

The Purpose economy as a business essential

The conversations about building purposeful work is rapidly evolving with the emergence of new research focused on happiness and meaningful work (positive psychology). Similar to technology, purpose has become …

The benefits of social support

To improve our mental health and our ability to combat stress, it is important to surround ourselves with at least a few good friends and confidants. Social support helps …

10 tips to help create happiness

Numerous studies have shown the positive effects of laughter on our physical and mental health. Happiness comes from being in the moment while constantly striving for perfection practically guarantees …

Leadership lessons from Legos

The Leadership lessons from legos are that doing meaningful work is rewarding in itself, and we are more willing to do more work for less pay when we feel …

Be happier at work now

Many think that success leads to happiness, but research shows our brains work the opposite way round. Here are seven tips to increase our levels of positivity.

Our energy hungry attention spotlight

Using our attentional spotlight is energetically costly so we need to use it sparingly. The functions using the pre-frontal cortex of our brains require considerably more resources than we …

What is Intrinsic Motivation 3.0?

Research shows that external rewards (and punishment) can be effective for algorithmic tasks, but they can have a devastating impact on heuristic tasks. Intrinsic motivators involve engaging in a …

Winning over upset customers

Friction between you and a difficult customer is often made worse by how you interpret their behaviour. Get the full picture. Additionally although the customer's anger may seem to …

Email tips to get your message across

Keep your emails brief and focused on just one topic, this makes them more productive. Lengthy emails with multiple requests, too much information or multiple objectives hidden in the …

4 key drivers of employee engagement

The ability to engage and retain valuable employees and their intrinsic knowledge has a significant impact on an organisation's bottom line. The attitude and actions of an employee's immediate …

Why should you have a Mentoring Programme?

A Mentoring Programme can be difficult to implement but have numerous benefits to the individual and the organisation. Benefits of developing a Mentoring Programme: Help with on-boarding: Mentoring can help smooth the process …

5 Effective mentorship programme elements

To create an effective mentorship programme certain essential elements are necessary. To avoid ineffective mentorship programmes be aware of these key elements, they can be warning signs of failure. 1. …

8 qualities of a great Mentor

What are the qualities of a great Mentor? Mentorship is becoming an essential element of dynamic innovative business. It helps develop talent and with Knowledge Management – sharing intrinsic knowledge. …

Mentorship a business essential

Mentorship programmes need to be aligned with the strategic goals of the organisation. The purpose of the relationship is to develop the protégé not only for the current job, …

Employee engagement: the SCARF model

The key discoveries from neuroscience that impact Performance feedback and employee engagement. Our ability to make decisions, solve problems and collaborate with others, is often directly impacted by our …

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