People join companies and leave managers

Did you know that there’s one thing you could do as a leader that would cut retention in half and improve productivity with 50%? With the new generations of workforces, employees demand leaders that inspire and motivate, give opportunities for self-development and treat employees with respect and dignity. Successful companies [...]

The link between Millennials, social media and your company’s reputation & profits

Thanks to social media, ex-employees and employees now have louder voices than ever, and an audience that wants to listen. “When workers and customers can instantly share their opinions of a company with thousands of people, concerns like morale, transparency and fairness must become an integral part of how businesses [...]

Why your company may fail to embrace change

One of the most common reasons why your company may fail to embrace changes is also the most perplexing: if you are a successful company and you face big changes in your environment, often you may fail to respond effectively. The problem is not an inability to take action but an inability [...]

Rethink the workplace

During the press conference to announce NOKIA being acquired by Microsoft, Nokia CEO ended his speech saying this “we didn’t do anything wrong, but somehow, we lost”. Upon saying that, all his management team, himself included, teared sadly. Nokia has been a respectable company. They didn’t do anything wrong in their [...]

6 current megatrends that will fundamentally change your business

There are currently six global megatrends fundamentally changing the relationships between businesses, their customers and employees. These are: Globalisation 2.0 Economic power is shifting from West to East, giving rise to a new global middle class Environmental crisis The environment is becoming more and more important to people, as climate [...]

Did you know as a leader there’s 1 thing you can do every day to cut retention in half?

Since people are at the core of a company’s culture it is a paradox that employee engagement and culture issues exploded onto the scene in 2015, rising to become the No. 1 challenge in the enterprise world. In today’s transparent and fast changing world, a corporate “leader” can no longer [...]

3 Steps to increased innovation in your company

In the daily conversations with leaders in private and public sector, the discussion always comes back to people How we as leaders can enable innovation and co-creation How we as leaders can remove roadblocks and “the glass on the dancefloor” How we as leaders can actively engage and inspire to [...]

Concerns raised in Davos

The disruptive effect of digital transformation on the global economy and labour markets has been a hot topic at the two most recent Davos World Economic Forums. Concerns were raised as to what the future of businesses would look like when jobs are massively automated, knowledge quickly becomes obsolete, and [...]

Calling in all you Game Changers who are making a difference

Yet you get caught up in the busyness of others and all the to do’s of your day You know you are here to make an even bigger impact Yet you get caught up in the daily grind and the hustle it is to be good at what you do [...]

Change Your Story, Change Your Life

Is your work meaningful? Are you a part of a bigger cause And do you feel that you're able to contribute With all that you have and play on your strengths? Why not have a job and a workplace That feels as meaningful to you as being with your loved [...]

Do you as a leader know the effect change has on your people and on the bottom line?

Change processes create fear, uncertainty and stress. Stress in the form of possible job cuts, lack of communication in the process of change, and uncertainty for the company's future. Of all employees, one in three feel physically exhausted after work, while one in five feel mentally exhausted every week. Research [...]

Enthusiasm + Engagement = Profits

When a global company goes through a reorganization to cut costs and become more efficient, often the process is not conducted in a way that gives employees trust in their future in the company and the result is a lower commitment from employees, lower productivity that then affects customer satisfaction, [...]