Employee Experience

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 [...]

B is for Belonging

What is belonging in a workplace context, and what does it look like? Diversity and inclusion go hand in hand with  what a sense of belonging looks like in workplaces. You’ve probably heard Vanessa Meyers infamous quote, and if we add belonging in, it looks a little like this. Imagine thanks to Quozio [...]

A is for Acknowledgment

Recently I was asked to submit a Bio for a prospective new client, along with a specific request to include examples of client testimonials. Whilst collecting testimonials is not one of my strengths (insert awkward cough emoji), I reached out to a few clients to enquire about their willingness to provide me with something I [...]

Why hybrid working arrangements are just the start

As I noted in a recent ‘Tuesday Tip’ on Workology Co’s socials, the rise and rise of hybrid working arrangements has absolutely been one of the Very Best Things to come out of the pandemic. IMO. However, this little workplace culture nerd is becoming increasingly concerned at hearing stories of organisations  latching onto the concept [...]

The typical Workology Co client looks a little like this…

Picture this: Six out of seven members of a particular team in your organisation have just permanently exited the building. Ostensibly, they are telling you it is something to do with not being happy about your insistence that they return to the office full-time. You have heard some rumours that this might not be the [...]

‘Human Centric’ – a term you won’t find Workology Co using apart from within this blog

One of the things I try very hard NOT to be, particularly when wearing the Workology Co hat, is overly political or controversial. Having spent two and half decades assisting clients to manage conflict or its fall out in one way or another, I don’t like to invite it into my working world where 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 [...]

Reasons why Workplace Wellness is the topic on everyone’s lips (or should be)…

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 [...]

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Two-way communication – simply good business sense

An article stood out to me recently that appeared across several of my social feeds. The article was titled  "Why an uninformed workplace is bad for business". The cautionary tale revolved around the bad business practices of Steve Jobs wannabe Elizabeth Holmes; so bad in fact that she has landed herself a 20-year stint in [...]

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