Is anyone listening in a world that loves to broadcast?

I attended an event last week where the key note speakers were prevalent and well known for their TEDtalks appearances. I began to feel a bit inadequate as an HR Consultant and Coach. Should I be sharing thought leadership via this sort of medium? As I’m on the lower part …

Conflict in the Workplace – is mediation the answer?

Mediation can be especially helpful to help resolve conflict, personality clashes and where issues arise when employees have different approaches to working. It can help to avoid having to deal with a grievance formally. The main aim of workplace mediation is to restore and maintain the employment relationship wherever possible. …

What’s your company’s culture eating for breakfast?

 “Culture eats strategy for breakfast”is a quote from legendary management consultant and writer Peter Drucker. Drucker didn’t mean that strategy wasn’t important but that creating a powerful and empowering culture was a surer way to achieve success.   So, what exactly is culture, and how can you influence it? Being a pragmatist, I like to describe culture …

Workplace Investigations – What to consider

Workplace Investigations – What to Consider There are many reasons why an employer may need to conduct an investigation into a problem in the workplace.  Problems involving employees can be really varied, from issues like timekeeping through to complaints of harassment, fraud or poor performance. When problems occur, employers must …