In this article, I will share some of my thoughts on the question: Does human behaviour change with situations? From my experience, it most certainly does. Think about it for a minute. Would you behave the same in a Church as you would at a party? Probably not. You may sit quietly at a party, … Read more
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
Do you ever ask why is the human resource the most important of all resources? I am sure you read all those Vision and Mission Statements on the walls while sitting in lobbies. There is a statement that usually reads something like this: “Our Human Resources are our most important assets.” Yet, when you dive into … Read more
I find it hard to believe that it is still necessary to talk about the single most meaningful initiative to improve employee engagement. However, if you are reading this article it is because you are searching for an answer. Or, the answers that you have found still do not tell you what that single, most … Read more
The question on everyone’s mind is: Why is 40% of the workforce still looking to quit their jobs in 2022? After the COVID-19 pandemic of 2019 to 2021, there was an expectation that people would be anxious to return to their jobs and their organisations. That, however, was far from the truth. As the world … Read more
The effect of an individual to an organisation rests under the individual’s control. You have the power to impact your organisation positively or negatively. It is your call. You may argue that there are many aspects within the organisation that you cannot control. However, you can control your behaviours. Functioning congruently is a good starting … Read more
The biggest Human Resources (HR) trend of 2022 is, without a doubt, an organisation’s ability to effectively manage its talent needs.
If you have ever wondered “What do HR people do all day?”, then this article is for you. Human Resources (HR) is one of the most misunderstood professions in the business world. Most CEOs and Managers see little need for the function until they find themselves in hot water with an employee.
By far, the 12 biggest career mistakes to avoid are: self-sabotage, being unhappy in an unfulfilling job, sacrificing your personal life for your career, selling yourself short – or not at all, trying to do it all by yourself, not helping others along their journey, not building a supportive network, avoiding guidance and counsel, putting … Read more
Here’s how self-esteem and success are related: Self-confidence grows and is consistent Higher satisfaction at work. More rewarding experiences all around. Relationships are more meaningful. Health and wellbeing are improved and stronger. (Dis)Stress is lowered and (Eu)Stress is raised. There is a deeper sense of happiness. When you are successful, it means that you are … Read more