Your emotions are messages from your inner world. They are advisors helping you navigate the complexity around you. They are neither good nor bad, simply there to focus your attention so you can care for yourself and others. ... just a little something that I believe based on the research into emotions. I’ve been giving... Continue Reading →
There are three dilemma's in Developmental Psych which are the source of much debate, but also much research. Le's dive in shall we ... Nature vs Nurture There are multiple different views on this but the first one is that nature dominates. This view proposes that we all have inherent growth tendencies which can be... Continue Reading →
I had one goal when I commenced my career in HR - become the Chief HR Officer of a multinational corporation. That would be the height of success, to lead a team and to lead strategy, to be seen as doing good. About 5 years ago, I recognised that might not be aligned to who... Continue Reading →
You don’t know when breaking point will come. It simmers in the background until one more thing, that very last thing, pushes it to a boiling point. The process of dealing with overwhelm, comes with learning curve.. and the possibility of coming out of it better than where we started.
Can you define your values and do you know how to put them into action? In this post we explore how looking back can help you move forward with values in mind.
There is this hurdle that managers face when wanting to grow their career and it’s this little thing called training and development. I've been part of many conversations with task orientated operators who are exceptional trainers, however their lack of people development skills have resulted in being passed over for a promotion. In these conversations... Continue Reading →
Employee engagement is endlessly chatted about; as a HR professional I find myself in a constant chatter about how we can "move the dial" on employee engagement results. How do we get people to "live the values" and feel connected to their work. Then come the ideas about wellness and team building - activities HR... Continue Reading →
Performance reviews spark fear in the hearts of managers and employees everywhere. You know you are going to have to sit down with your manager, justify your performance, possibly get a reality check and hear some tough feedback. All accross a boardroom table, fully documented and ready to submit to HR. Then if you don't... Continue Reading →