Should your organisation be implementing gamification?

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Today, 97% of Fortune 500 countries use game-based learning in the workplace to level up employee engagement. Incorporating games in the workplace can breathe new life into company meetings, and enhance the workplace culture and employee experience.

Why 2021 needs employees that are excellent self-leaders

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When life is demanding, those who lead themselves from the inside out excel. Poor self-leaders waste energy on things they can’t control…

3 mind hacks to help you build your dream business

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Here are three steps to building your dream business: shifting your mindset, aligning your goals and implementing simple strategies. Read on…

Let’s talk: Staff motivation – how to keep teams driven

Staff motivation can be tricky to master at the best of times. Throw a pandemic in to the mix, and it becomes extra hard to know the steps to take for keeping your teams driven and focussed on the business’s goals.  Motivation is not black and white, and it is impossible to feel motivated at… Continue reading Let’s talk: Staff motivation – how to keep teams driven

Five signs your staff are becoming complacent

Motivating a workforce to operate at maximum capacity is no easy task. The ability to produce and maintain thriving human capital is one of the primary factors that differentiates a prospering business from those that struggle. On the flip side, what are signs of complacent staff? 1. Engagement In any workplace, it’s natural for staff… Continue reading Five signs your staff are becoming complacent

Staff retention is not always the answer

Boredom is most people’s worst nightmare – and it’s the number one killer of workplace motivation. When it comes to performing the duties of any given job, the doer will have a timeline for boredom. Prolonged repetition will naturally lead their brain to a point where it says ‘thanks, but no thanks’, and then completely… Continue reading Staff retention is not always the answer

Beyond the ‘honeymoon’ phase: how to keep new employees motivated into the future

Employers often get the most out of their employees at the very beginning of their tenure, when the employee is keen to impress, eager to make a good impression, and excited to learn new things. But the honeymoon period doesn’t last particularly long, with most people becoming comfortable enough to rest on their laurels and… Continue reading Beyond the ‘honeymoon’ phase: how to keep new employees motivated into the future

Nine books to see SME owners through Xmas

With holiday season upon us, there’s no better time than now to get stuck into a few books. To see you through Christmas, and leave you ready to take on 2017, I’ve rounded up some of my favourite books. Not all of these books are strictly business-related, but all are instructive in their own way. Without further ado… 1)      Connect by John Browne. Drawing from… Continue reading Nine books to see SME owners through Xmas

Do people truly thrive in coworking spaces?

The traditional work landscape is shifting, and more and more workers are trying to break away from sterile cubicles and rigid 9 to 5 schedules. We are witnessing new dynamic work environments where everyone is empowered through greater control and flexibility regarding workflow.  Gone are the pushy bosses and policies, once set in stone. In their… Continue reading Do people truly thrive in coworking spaces?