“Authentic” leadership seems common sense. To me, it seems to be the only way to work with people. It makes interactions easy and motivates everyone you are working with.Continue readingSelf Honesty – the key to success in the search for confidence
Building an organisation’s safety culture post Covid-19
We’re in a new era – at least it feels like it. The entire business world can press its reset button. Covid-19 or not, a clear pattern is emerging. People are now aware of some of the risks in dealing with viruses. Is their new Mindset aligned to the risks pre-Covid-19?
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Power up your leadership habits in times of Covid
Five suggestions for developing a rock-solid new routine that will put you back on track, keep your spirits lifted and your motivation soaring……no matter what comes your way.Continue readingPower up your leadership habits in times of Covid
Globalisation – an opportunity for success or failure?
The significance of Asia and other emerging markets as forces within the global economy have never been so real. During the last decade, India’s sustained growth rate of 10 percent per annum astonished the world which had been focussed on China which was growing a percentage point or two higher. However, I have other reasons other than the growing economic importance of emerging countries for focussing on culture in this article.Continue readingGlobalisation – an opportunity for success or failure?
Why does your firm need innovation?
Why does your firm need innovation? Is it part of your competency framework? How do businesses generate new ideas? How do they turn those ideas into products? How do they do this repeatedly?Continue readingWhy does your firm need innovation?
How do you make significant change without upsetting “business as usual”?
There is a lot of talk around organisational culture and culture change, but there is very little with regards to sustaining it. It is not an easy task but it must be measured from start to finish.Continue readingHow do you make significant change without upsetting “business as usual”?
Facing reality – when difficult conversations are important
I was firmly advocating that the organisation’s culture required a review. The firm was allowing behaviours which were perpetuating poor and inconsistent performance. Everyone in the organisation was shying away from confronting difficult conversations. So, poor behaviours were tolerated and inconsistent performance persisted.Continue readingFacing reality – when difficult conversations are important
Understanding the benefits of resilience training
Resilience is defined as ‘the ability to function successfully, recover from setback and grow to meet future challenges’. A structured process helps us understand and manage employee’s response to workplace pressure and in so doing, build team and individual resilience.Continue readingUnderstanding the benefits of resilience training
A tailored approach to testing in cultures.
The frenetic pace of business life means that leaders and their employees need to be more adaptable than ever. Learning agility and regular assessments are important but don’t forget that employee assessments in Asia can be quite different than those in Europe. A tailored approach to testing in cultures will help you get consistent information.Continue readingA tailored approach to testing in cultures
Re-invent your HR function – it will be a central plank for your business success
Human Resources professionals need to see major changes in their job functions in 2016, even if their job title remains the same. The days of HR professionals hiring and firing based on historical criteria or spending their time calculating payroll and monitoring sick days will be well and truly over.Continue readingRe-invent your HR function – it will be a central plank for your business success