In recent Workology Co blogs, we have shared a little bit about Workology Co’s philosophy on how organisations can create exceptional workplace culture. In a nutshell, it is a combination of adopting the Sir Richard Branson mantra of caring for your employees, so they care for your customer + adopting a people first approach to [...]
When most people think about how to successfully run their business, I warrant that for the most part, they intentionally plan to adapt a profit maximising approach. However, there is a growing number of business leaders who understand that a people-first approach is what makes the difference between surviving and thriving. Which is why I [...]
Stakeholder engagement. What do you think of when you read those words? I’m willing to place a small wager (on a nice bottle of champers if you ‘re wondering) that the first thing that sprung to mind when you saw those words was your external stakeholders such as your clients, suppliers, contractors, referral sources. Do [...]
Clients do not come first. Employees come first. If you take care of your employees, they will take care of your clients. I have never personally met Sir Richard Branson. He of the billions, island owner, multi-successful businesses etc etc. I wish I had though, if only to say a big Thank You for ever [...]
Back to work! There, I said it, it is out in the (social media) world, which means it must be true. Even if my brain isn’t quite on board with the concept as yet. I’ve had a great break away, managed to cross the Vic border for the first time since February 2020 and spent [...]
Did you know*: Healthy workers are up to 3 times more productive than unhealthy workers For example, an unhealthy worker will deliver 49 hours effective work per month vs an healthy worker who will deliver 143 hours effective work per month Healthy workers are less absent from work, and more engaged and productive when present [...]
As the leader of a team, you are the engine room of your team. And if the engine is not functioning properly, how can the rest of the machine? What are you doing to look after your own mental wellness? Here are some shared ideas and tips.
poorly performing or mis-behaving team members. I have also facilitated more performance management related workshops than I care to remember (it will make me feel old). One thing I have learned, and the stats above confirm, is that even though a majority of managers understand on some level that they need to give feedback to their team members, half of those same managers shy well away from giving feedback, especially if it involves a difficult conversation. In short, Houston we have a problem. Read on for my top ten tips on how to give feedback.
Is the type of leader organisations need right now the same as pre-COVID19? The blog answers this question in the affirmative and goes onto claim the qualities are essential now as opposed to 'nice to have'. Then looks at what those qualities are.
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 [...]