Building Workplaces Based on Trust

Building Workplaces Based on Trust

Recently I was at a conference where the speaker talked about the importance of ‘trust’ in employee engagement. His message was that managers who trust their employees benefit from better relationships.   This is undoubtedly true. It has been my experience that when...
The Power of Being Yourself at Work

The Power of Being Yourself at Work

There used to be two versions of me. A work version and a non-work version. The work version was very task focused, giving away little of myself. The non-work version was….well, me.   Earlier in my career, I believed that it was necessary to adopt a professional...
Invisible Barriers to Engagement

Invisible Barriers to Engagement

Many employers today are genuinely committed to delivering proactive engagement, recognising the positive impact this approach can bring to employee satisfaction, motivation and productivity. But as part of this strategic approach, employers should consider: what are...
Overcoming Limiting Thinking

Overcoming Limiting Thinking

I was scared of flying. Not metaphorically, literally. ‘It’s not a problem, really.’ At least not until I got to the departure lounge and my palms grew sweaty and my heart pounded fearfully as the panic set in.   I flew once with my daughter before realising I...