17 06, 2019

Employee Resentment and Discontent

2019-04-08T10:15:16+00:00 June 17th, 2019|Coaching and Management Support, HR Consulting Services|

It can be daunting for managers to know how to respond to employee resentment and dissatisfaction at work. Substantial research indicates that employees go to work to find purpose, contentment and meaning and not just to earn money. Few things can sabotage performance and productivity as much as festering, corrosive resentment. There are many examples; you may be excited about managing your team and leading the project until you come

23 05, 2019

Difficult Conversations and Difficult People

2019-04-08T10:24:15+00:00 May 23rd, 2019|Coaching and Management Support, HR Consulting Services, Psychosocial Hazards, Training and Development|

Holding a difficult conversation is by definition not an easy thing to do. Most of us dread having that sinking feeling in the pit of the stomach at the prospect of an ugly confrontation. Perhaps you wish to request a colleague to pull their weight on projects or inform someone to stop interrupting in meetings. A difficult conversation is generally one in which we need to convey unpleasant news, request

28 02, 2019

Curb the Negative Effects of Office Gossip

2019-02-07T13:54:54+00:00 February 28th, 2019|Coaching and Management Support, Conflict Resolution and Mediation, HR Consulting Services|

Trust and collaboration are at the heart of any successful organisation and gossip has the potential to ruin both.Most people have been guilty of indulging in a little gossip at some point. However, gossiping can detract from performance and so also productivity. Whether it’s speculating about a co-worker’s questionable fashion choices or the boss’s new girlfriend, every workplace has its fair share of gossip. However, gossip can be incredibly damaging