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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 [...]

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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 [...]

Satisfied vs Engaged Employees: – Why engaged is best and some tips to help you get there.

According to the Oxford dictionary, the meaning of ‘satisfied’ is Contented / Pleased On the other hand, engaged (apart from the kind that happens between two people in lurve) means Busy / Occupied. When we consider the distinction between employees who are engaged and those who are satisfied, the difference between them is much bigger [...]

Engaging employees through Corporate Social Responsibility

The Viva Energy Case study Recently I was privileged to be in the audience at an  HR Leaders Forum entitled “Building Employee Engagement and Company Reputation through Corporate Social Responsibility “, and hear from Jodie Haydon, General Manager Human Resources, Viva Energy Australia. Viva Energy was created in 2014 following the purchase of Shell Australia's [...]

Nick Kyrgios, the power of purpose, and why it is important to your team

It is January in Melbourne and that inevitably means three things. Weather that fluctuates from days you need the heater on to living-in-a-furnace days over 40 degrees; traffic so light it feels like a completely different city; and of course, the ATP Australian Open. And it was whilst I watched Nick Kyrgios playing his second [...]

But wait, there’s more. #i2C part 2

Subtitled: Part 2 of that blog where we share tips about how to make your workplace a Great Place to Work courtesy of i2C- #19 on the 2017 list. In Part 1 of this blog, we looked at some of the ways i2C is going about becoming known as having the “leading culture workplace in [...]

Silos are not the friends of engagement

Silos. You’ve heard the term, you know what it means. And when someone uses it in the same sentence as they are talking about your organisation, then I wouldn’t be at all surprised if your initial reaction was along the lines of a cold shiver passing through your body. According to the business directory, Silo [...]

Drivers of Engagement: Workplace Culture

What kind of workplace culture does your business have? Can you answer that question? And if so, are you able – hand on heart – to answer “the right kind, one in which our  people are invested”? A good workplace culture is one where your people share the organizational values and where they feel a [...]

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