Archive for the ‘HR and recruitment’ Category

If you are in events, PR, media or even marketing, there’s a strong chance you have picked up some useful […]

What? How could a leadership coach say something like that you say? It’s easy. Listen to small business owners complain about customers who barter them down to a price proposal that’s unprofitable. Work with a small business owner who can’t tell you what their sales were for last year – but still want to make more this year and next.

“Oh no!  It’s that time of year.  The people in human resources want my employee performance reviews within the next […]

When an employee separates with a company, whether voluntarily or not, it’s important to have several procedures in place that enable the employer to conduct a meaningful exit interview.

Let’s look at the five worst employee engagement strategies (perhaps ever), and analyse just what these businesses should have done in order to boost morale and performance.

In order to get the right person for the right job with a person-future fit focus we have developed the following 5 points for giving a great interview

If you’ve interviewed for a job you’ve probably thought about the practicality of trying to tell the interviewer everything you […]

As you work to “motivate smarter” seek to diagnose, assess, and understand employee talents, values, and behaviors; and then develop your motivational structures as suggested above to assist your employees to become more authentic.

When I mentioned this at a workshop recently one of the business owners said: “You mean there are only 3 keys to success? Where have I been going wrong all these years?” I may tend to oversimplify – simply for the sake of directness.The top 3 keys to successful business growth include an actionable business plan, becoming more authentic and self-aware, and becoming a knowledge-based manager

As someone reared in South East Asia in a Eurasian household, the controversy over Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother and the recent BBC documentary Meet Britain’s Tiger Mums, made me reflect on the cultural values I took for granted on both sides of my heritage