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

What Is The Fastest Emerging Trend In Organization Development In 2022?

The fastest emerging trend in organizational development in 2022 involves the use of mobile technology, social media, online learning and flexible or adaptive learning principles. It changes the way we measure results, what results we aim for and our organizational effectiveness. The global events of the last 2 years have demanded different needs and wants … Read more

Active Listening – 8 Easy Ways To Improve Your Listening Skills

Active Listening Active listening means making sense out of what we hear. To be able to do that, listening requires that you pay attention, observe and interpret with care. It means understanding what is being communicated, both verbal and non-verbal. When we practice effective listening we function with greater assertiveness and congruency. Too many people … Read more

What Does It Mean To Live A Congruent Life? 5 Ways To Know

What Does It Mean To Live A Congruent Life? To live a congruent life means that your thoughts and feelings are aligned with your behaviour. In other words, what you think, say and do send the same message and do not leave people wondering or second-guessing. For many of us, this may not be the … Read more

How Can Assertiveness Be Easily Explained? (6 Major Points To Consider)

How Can Assertiveness Be Easily Explained? Let’s explore how can assertiveness be easily explained. It may often be confused with aggressiveness and it is important to understand that they are not the same. When you function assertively, you are better positioned to achieve a win-win position in communication. That should be your ultimate goal. Of … Read more

What Is Human Resource About?

As a professional working with behaviour and change, I am frequently asked: “What is human resource about?” The question is posed by persons who are either curious about the discipline and its role or those who are questioning their experience of the function. Wherever you are on the continuum, this article will help you to understand … Read more