How to empower your team

To be a great leader, you must learn to empower your people. Anytime you see a poorly run business or receive poor service, empowerment is often the missing ingredient. Anytime you see a really well-run business, that’s very likely the secret to their success. To me, empowerment means “feeling confident in your ability, and encouraged […]

How to measure your workplace culture

The current pandemic has radically altered how businesses operate, creating significant changes to business strategies, workplace culture and the employee experience. Maintaining a strong organisational culture despite these challenges is essential for any business as they pivot to navigate through the current uncertainty. Seek employee input Some of your team are likely to be experiencing […]

How Covid-19 will permanently change the future of work

The future of work will never be the same. It has changed permanently as a result of Covid-19. Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella recently said, “We have seen two years’ worth of digital transformation in two months.” Before the pandemic, 70% of employees believed going into the office wasn’t necessary. As we emerge from this pandemic, […]

4 Strategies on how to maintain your company culture whilst in lockdown

In the scale up world, we hear a lot about culture. While the term may bring to mind perks such as pool tables and happy hours, true culture goes deeper. It forms the fabric of your business and makes a big difference for your bottom line. Research continually demonstrates that employees with a strong connection […]

5 Strategies to improve diversity and inclusion in recruiting

To build success, it’s critical for companies to actively recruit a wider range of employees. A 2015 report by McKinsey revealed that, among the 366 companies surveyed, the top-performing companies were also the most diverse. It makes sense. If your company supports a diverse, inclusive environment, you’re more likely to have happy and engaged employees, […]

How to align your values with your strategic plan

Your business values consist of all of the behaviours that exist within your business – not just the positive values you want to have, but also negative or neutral behaviours that are being acted out. Values and behaviours are closely linked to your company culture and can have an impact on those within as well […]

How to attract and retain the best people

Alot of companies say that employees are their most valuable assets, but do not all walk the talk. It takes a lot of time and effort to find, recruit and retain the right people to join your company. It also takes considerable time to onboard and get them to the point that they are making […]

How to tell your company’s culture story

Have you ever met someone out networking who told you about their company while gleaming with pride, which made you think, “I would love to work there”. Experiences like these are the reason why companies that focus on cultivating a great culture and communicating that culture externally drive excellent business results, retain employees and generally […]

How to tell your company’s culture story

Have you ever met someone out networking who told you about their company while gleaming with pride, which made you think, “I would love to work there”. Experiences like these are the reason why companies that focus on cultivating a great culture and communicating that culture externally drive excellent business results, retain employees and generally […]

How to bring your values to life

Every company has values, but not every company lives (and works) by them. It’s those very beliefs that help build high growth teams and an even stronger company culture. However, a company’s moral code can easily get lost in the hustle and bustle of the work day. The key to bringing organisational values to the […]