25 02, 2018

The Joker

2018-01-18T18:33:46+00:00 February 25th, 2018|Training and Development|

Joking and generally having fun at work can increase productivity and employee engagement. It may reduce stress, build harmonious relationships, improve teamwork, promote creativity, aid communication and reduce absenteeism…who would want to miss out on some enjoyable activity at work? But remember the less than hilarious Joker from Batman lore? Described as an anarchist and an agent of chaos…his example reminds us that there is good reason to bear

7 02, 2018

Turn Lemons into Lemonade – ‘When life gives you lemons, make lemonade.’

2018-01-18T18:34:38+00:00 February 7th, 2018|HR Consulting Services, Peer Support Products|

So many quotes and proverbs strike a chord within us. Advising us how to become or stay happy many of these ‘sayings’ have been around for decades, centuries even. This adage, penned over one hundred years ago suggests making sweet and delicious lemonade, after life throws you a sour lemon. It is arresting in its simplicity. Don’t dwell on an unpleasant turn of events, it calmly encourages. Take control

30 01, 2018

Stay Interviews: Strategy for Engagement and Retention

2018-01-18T18:35:42+00:00 January 30th, 2018|Coaching and Management Support, HR Consulting Services|

Do you know why your employees resign? If you don't, you are in the majority. 84 percent of the 374 organisations in Australia and New Zealand surveyed by The Interview Group did not clearly understand why their staff chose to resign. Most companies use exit interviews to find out why employees resign. Exiting employees commonly do not answer honestly or fully. Exit interviews are not the best source to