People Management

Managing a group of people isn’t always easy even if your entire team is sitting right in front of you. But the challenges faced by anyone building a team increase exponentially when that team is spread across different offices – whether the offices are at...

It was Bill Gates who said “we all need people who will give us feedback. That’s how we improve.” That seems straightforward enough, right? Give feedback to your employee, and they will remain happy and loyal forever - win win! But...

Has someone asked you to plan your organisation’s health and wellbeing program? Or perhaps you’re a small organisation and haven’t done anything formal in the past but wonder if there is something that could help improve the health of your staff. As you get started, perhaps...

I’ve been ‘playing’ in the recruitment game for nearly 25 years. In that time, I’ve trained literally thousands of recruitment consultants. At some point in their induction I would always ask, “So who do you think is more important? The client or the candidate?” After an awkward silence,...

Background to the problem The prevalence of mental illness in the general population is alarming.  The World Health Organisation (WHO) predicts that by the year 2020, depression will emerge as one of the leading causes of disability, globally.  The cost of mental illness on the workplace...

PERFORMANCE MATTERS Have you ever stopped to wonder why some people in your business always perform better than others? Has it ever crossed your mind that you can do something about this? What image is conjured when you imagine a high performing individual? I bet most...

The decision to transition a loved one into full time care is difficult, time consuming and highly emotional. Although the right choice is often obvious, the decision can be veiled in feelings of guilt and worry which can extend to affect other aspects of life...

Learning and Development vs. Business Goals? It’s Not an Either/Or Too many organizations still dismiss learning initiatives and investments into organizational learning as a short-term, HR problem rather than an integral part of a long-term business strategy. It is critical to create and tell over and...