July 20, 2021 Blog & Videos, Culture

“Employers are ready to get back to significant in-person presence. Employees aren’t. The disconnect is deeper than most employers believe, and a spike in attrition and disengagement may be imminent.” (source: As cited in the above McKinsey report, COVID-19 has meant a major generational shift in the way we work. Unplanned but it is […]

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April 12, 2021 Culture

At one time or another, we all experience setbacks in life. Some of these challenges might be minor, such as not winning a tennis game, whilst others can be major and life changing, like a death in the family or redundancy from your job. Dealing with change or loss is an inevitable part of life, […]

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Does Your Team Have the Skills to Survive?

September 17, 2020 Culture, Uncategorized

2020 has thrown businesses and individuals some massive challenges as we live through these unprecedented times. Whether your life is starting to look normal again, or at least COVID normal, everyone is feeling exhausted and burnt out. Mental Toughness and Resilience are skills that can be built and developed, and they are essential to getting […]

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Returning to the workplace – The new office landscape

May 14, 2020 Culture, Uncategorized

As we prepare for the lifting of COVID19 restrictions and we embark on returning to the workplace there are a number of items businesses should keep in mind in the planning to return to work.  Many employees may be anxious as they mentally prepare for a return to the workplace as they will be unsure […]

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Reducing Risk At The Work Christmas Party

November 11, 2019 Culture

Tis’ the season to be merry and celebrate the year that was with your team. If you want to avoid being left with a HR hang-over, it’s a great idea to take a few upfront precautions when planning your work Christmas party this year.  It’s important to note that at work events, the same conduct […]

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Understanding The Serious Nature Of Burnout

June 13, 2019 Culture

You may have recently seen in the media, or in your social media feeds that there is a certain buzz currently around a word – ‘Burnout’. It’s a word that we have thrown around in business for years when dealing in periods of high stress, when feeling overworked and as a great excuse for a […]

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World Mental Health Week – Mindfulness in the Workplace

October 12, 2018 Culture

What is Mindfulness and why it is important to practice both in and out of the workplace? Mindfulness is the psychological process of bringing one’s attention to the internal and external experiences occurring in the present moment. In other words, when you are mindful you observe your thoughts and feelings from a distance without judgement, […]

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The Dysfunctional Culture!

September 10, 2018 Culture

Shifting a dysfunctional culture is no easy task, it requires commitment, time and effort from leaders to move towards a positive workplace culture. The first step of any cultural change starts with being able to identify toxicity within your workplace. So, what are the 5 key tell-tale signs of workplace dysfunction? 1.     Communication – It’s […]

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Using Your Onboarding Process to Improve Company Culture

September 18, 2017 Culture

It might sound a little strange, but I love the setting up the onboarding process for new employees. Now I can already hear you thinking I’m a little strange, but to me the onboarding of a new employee is the most important part of ensuring they are set up for company culture success. Think back […]

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Is Workplace Culture a waste of time for smaller businesses?

August 15, 2017 Culture

What does the term “Workplace culture” mean to you? Well, if all it means is ‘another one of those nice-to-do best practice things HR wants us to care about’, well this is for you! We’ve all heard the success stories – I mean, just look at Google and Virgin for just two examples of how […]

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