Leveraging Cause in Crisis

Thank you to everyone who joined us for today’s conversation around ‘Leveraging Cause in Crisis’.  A few key themes, which have presented themselves in previous zoom sessions, were brought up again and reinforced, along with a few additional insights and layers added in.  Our conversation revolved around a few key themes.  Communication Communication remains a key focus for all organisations …

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‘Living Well in Lockdown’ online session summary

Thank you to everyone who registered and joined us on our ‘Living Well in Lockdown’ zoom connect yesterday. What I enjoyed the most was seeing a group which comprised of our tribe, people from a few of our clients, and then others who had found us online and decided to join. This is certainly the power of the online gathering. …

On Grieving and Acceptance

On Grieving and Acceptance

I was recently sent an article by a friend written by Scott Berinato, titled ‘That Discomfort you are feeling is Grief’.  Just the title itself resonated with how I’ve been feeling for a while now. The article was prompted off the back of a colleague who told Scott that what she most feels at the moment is grief. There was collective …

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Help! Staying Productive during COVID-19

I made a brave decision 2 months ago – quit my steady full-time job to start my own business as a consultant, facilitator and coach. I knew things would be tight and challenging, but figured I could make it through. And then COVID-19. People tend to be uncomfortable about gathering to learn with an epidemic literally floating around. And personal …

Could COVID-19 recalibrate Corporate Culture?

Could COVID-19 recalibrate Corporate Culture?

Having been in the middle of the 2004 tsunami, I remember experiencing two worlds at the same time. The one was full of devastation and loss of human life. It was tragic. The other was the overwhelming sense of togetherness between all of us navigating the tragedy and the meaningful moments I shared with those around me. We all recalibrated …

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5 Objectives of Team Building: How To Bring Your Employees Together

Does it seem like your employees are only going through the motions? Keep in mind that the workplace environment and culture contribute a lot to an employee’s decision to stay or quit their job. Among the top reasons behind this include their relationships with their boss or their co-workers. Another is if the employee feels that their contributions to the …

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How to Increase Employee Engagement: A Guide for Entrepreneurs

Did you know that only 32% of people consider themselves positively engaged with their job? But the companies who have successfully prioritized employee engagement outperform by 202% over those with low engagement. It’s clear that employee engagement is a highly successful tool that 2/3 businesses are not utilizing. So the question is, are you doing enough to help your team …

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5 Dynamic Steps to Being an Effective Leader

A person can be in a position of power or authority without having the first clue about being a leader. There is a huge difference between the two. Being an effective leader takes work and dedication. It is less about what you accomplish and more about what you can inspire others to do. Keep reading for 5 steps to becoming …

5 Tangible Benefits of Hiring an Executive Coach

For many businesses, their executive team is more than the leadership of the company. Their leadership may be the face of the company and the embodiment of the brand. Since management represents the highest level of experience and expertise some businesses hesitate at investing more in coaching these executives. But with the South African economy facing higher scrutiny from investors …