Employee Engagement

You can improve employee productivity. You just need to know the tried and true methods to make this happen. In fact, there are five tips you should know about today. 1. Assess and Plan You will not see improved productivity from your team without an accurate assessment...

US academic, David Ulrich, defined a “three-legged model” for organising the human resource function some 20 years ago, and it has since become the predominant model used in HR departments. Those who have worked with the model know it’s the HR Business Partner (HRBP) leg of...

There is one guarantee for all organizations, no matter whether they are industry leaders or laggards, all employees believe that internal communication is never good enough. From all of the surveys we manage and my personal experience as a manager, senior manager, chief executive officer...

We are all different – that’s a given – but if you are in the business of “people” it’s imperative that you recognize and understand behavioral differences, including how to manage and lead them to individual and corporate success. The only way to effectively hire and...

As the founder of a Human Performance Acceleration firm, I’ve come to understand the importance of diversity, not just on boards and in leadership, but in my own business. Through broadening the composition of the leadership team, I’ve found that such diversity increases the richness of...

There is no shortage of productivity boosting tips available, ranging from those which are easy to implement (e.g. to-do lists) to those which are difficult to get away with (e.g. taking a nap under your desk). The key question is which of these tips are proven...

Many organizations implement diversity initiatives with the intention of capturing the innovation, performance, and retention benefits provided by diverse workplaces[1]. However, a recently released report from the Diversity Council of Australia has found these initiatives often fail to achieve their desired outcomes – to the...

Remote work is really about trust. Are they doing their job? Are they slacking off? Sometimes leaders don’t support remote working because they feel the need to be in control. As the CEO of a global company I have key executives working remotely. The executive team meet...

What happens when employers put their people first? Before the proverbial numbers? Most would argue that the bottom line should always be the focus of business. It's what the shareholders and other stakeholders demand - but where do the people making this happen - the employees...