Communication

D is for Difficult Conversations

Picture this: Jason is a member of your team. He’s been with you for a few months now, and he’s a pretty good addition to the team. Ok, yeah, you’ve noticed a couple of times in team meetings that he says something that doesn’t always seem to land well with the rest of the team. [...]

C is for Communication

Communication is the most critical ingredient of good, let alone great or exceptional, culture. There. I said it. Workology Co's Whitepaper found there are 6 key ingredients that make up exceptional workplace culture. Communication was one of the six. But in all honesty, in the absence of good communication practices, the other 5 ingredients  (such as [...]

Exit Interviews: The Why and The How (not to)

Many years ago, a good mate of mine worked in a role that ended up being the shortest one of her HR career. Looking back, the warning signs were there from before she even started. Exhibit A: her new manager cancelled their scheduled pre-start-employment meeting half an hour before she was due to arrive. Just [...]

April looked a little like this…

To say the last few weeks have been ‘monumental’, ‘crazy’ or ‘unprecedented’ seems like some of the biggest understatements I have ever made. Colossal for the global community, huge for Australia as an island nation and full on for Workology Co and me personally. In the middle of March, I was excited and nervous to [...]

Culture, Communication and COVID19

Eons ago, back when dinosaurs roamed the earth, I released part 1 of a 3-part series on exceptional workplace culture. Mind you, whilst it feels like eons ago, it was only 3 weeks ago. Just to recap Sequence 1 was about why organisations need exceptional culture, and my research found there are 6 key ingredients [...]

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