How Can We Start Building A More Diverse And Inclusive Environment? (Insightful!)

Building a more diverse and inclusive environment is not just ticking a box on a list of “to-dos” from a policy document. It must be meaningful and the intent has to be genuine IF it is of real importance to your organisation. We are human beings. Remember that. The people around you, the very same … Read more

Is It Worth Taking A Pay Cut To Leave A Toxic Work Environment?

Straight off the block, I would say that it is worth taking a pay cut to leave a toxic work environment. However, I am a different animal. I have strong self-confidence and fearless determination. With such courage and positive expectation, I know that better will come because I will find it. Staying in a toxic work … Read more

Why Is Good Management Important? (How To Control Your Results And Your Success!)

In a world that seems to not understand what management is about, it is no surprise that we want to know why good management is important. The answer lies in how we control our results and our destiny not in any new process or system. We already have the answer and the know-how within and there … Read more

Is It Okay To Burn Bridges If You’re In A Toxic Work Environment? (Insightful!)

If you are currently wondering whether it is okay to burn bridges if you’re in a toxic work environment, you will find this article insightful. As the world continues to adjust to more than two (2) years of a global pandemic, employees are paying greater attention to their work environments and cultures. In the confinement … Read more

What Is The FUTURE Of Organizational Development? (Our FINDINGS Will Surprise You!)

If you want to know what is the future of Organisation Development (OD) then you are in the right place. The field of OD is under severe pressure at the moment and its relevance is being questioned. OD is not alone but it is far too important a discipline to be allowed to slide into an … Read more

How Can Congruent Communication Be Achieved? (Explained!)

When I am asked how can congruent communication be achieved, I always have to stop and gather my thoughts before I respond. It seems so second nature for me now that I think everyone should “get it“. In reality, It took me years to discover what it meant to be congruent. However, once I discovered it, … Read more

Is Congruence Important In Business? (How To Build A Legacy Of Authenticity)

Yesterday, a young professional, new to the function of Human Resources, asked: “is congruence important in business?“ At first, I was a bit taken aback. We were discussing leadership. In my humble opinion, there is no effective leadership without congruence. I assumed everyone would understand how important congruence was. I was wrong. A smile lit up … Read more

Does Leadership Determine Culture Or Does Culture Determine Leadership?

Have you ever pondered on if leadership determines culture or does culture determine leadership? It is a question that I have considered often in my Organisation Development interventions. It is a chicken and egg kind of question and I am concluding that there may be no “right” answer. Perhaps the answer is “both“. Finding answers to … Read more