Workplace Culture

Why a people-first approach is no longer just a ‘nice to have’.

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 [...]

Know your stakeholders

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 [...]

Thank you, Sir Richard.

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 [...]

Why RFC is a workplace culture nerd’s dream (and nightmare)

It actually causes me pain to write this. The Richmond Football Club should be a lesson to us all. Ok, now I’ve managed to actually get those words out there, let me offer a couple of disclaimers. #1 I love footy. AFL footy that is. I mean, come on, is there really any other kind? [...]

Are you on jerk alert?

Recently a client asked me a very interesting question. *Olivia (not her real name) wondered whether most of the bullying investigations I have conducted over the years, have ended up being a case of one person doing the wrong thing who was then quietly exited from the organisation. My answer (as if I were going [...]

By |2020-10-16T08:22:38+11:00October 16th, 2020|Workplace Culture|0 Comments

Meet the nemesis of exceptional in the workplace

Exceptional workplace culture requires the presence of six key ingredients within an organisation. In Workology Co’s white paper, we established those 6 key ingredients are: When inappropriate behaviours occur within an organisation, there’s a misalignment between the organisation’s stated values, and how people actually behave. Unchecked and continual misbehaviours also erode trust, which in turn [...]

By |2020-10-06T11:52:00+11:00October 6th, 2020|Workplace Culture|0 Comments
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