Tag: Workplace culture

Build a company with a purpose and a workplace that people can love

Build a company with a purpose and a workplace that people can love

Too many people feel they are not able to be their authentic selves in the workplace and that is fundamentally wrong. Being your authentic self at work can be hard, we tend to put on a brave face and hide our vulnerabilities, but it is possible. It is possible to cultivate leadership that ignores fear, hierarchy and bureaucracy and cares…

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Make your employees happy and productive through inclusivity

Make your employees happy and productive through inclusivity

The reasons to desire a diverse workforce are many. If you are a leader, the last thing you would want is a divided workforce. Leaders should celebrate diverse perspectives and make sure everyone feels a sense of belonging. People do their best work when they feel like they are a valued part of the business – they feel happier and…

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Steps to infuse well-being and vitality into any organisation

Steps to infuse well-being and vitality into any organisation

We’ve all heard about health initiatives in the workplace. Some companies put out fruit baskets, others incentivize working out or using pedometers. These might seem better than companies that don’t offer any health initiatives at all, but workplace wellness isn’t just about fruit and pedometers. Workplace wellness refers to any approach that allows employees to be more human at work.…

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Make your company more human

Make your company more human

More and more employees are actively disengaged from their jobs, creating a workplace environment that employees enjoy is key to providing fulfilment. One step to making your business more likable by employees may have to do with the human factor and how your employees are treated. Employees hate their job for a number of reasons: Office politics, being lied to,…

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Creativity in business

Creativity in business

Here’s a little test. Ask some of your colleagues which quality they think is most valuable at work. In all likelihood, one quality will get mentioned more than any other: creativity. The current market landscape is defined by innovation and disruption. If a company can’t come up with creative solutions to the market’s complex, quicksilver problems, then that company is…

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Compassionate workplaces are the best workplaces

Compassionate workplaces are the best workplaces

Businesses can be places where genuine camaraderie thrives; they can be workplaces where “solidarity” and “empathy” are not foreign concepts, but rather a key part of the business dynamic. Whether you are a line manager, leader or employee, we can all play a role in creating a more compassionate workplace. A compassionate organisation is where people trust each other and…

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