Culture In The Workplace

What is it? How important is it? How do you measure it? Organisational culture is a hot topic. Culture is a word that has been used for decades, we use it to describe our workplace, a good culture is high on employees wish lists, boards and regulators are highlighting that good culture will increase customer

Is Donald Trump Too Old?

Is Donald Trump too old to be president of the United States? Certainly not in my opinion.  At 70 years of age the recently inaugurated 45th President of the United States, President Trump is an energy machine.  I don’t know where he gets it from.  Nor do I know where Bernie Sanders, Michael Bloomberg or

The Big Opportunity For HR

HR Practitioners are often in a bind.  Tasked with developing an organisation’s greatest assets, they are the first to have budgets slashed, cop the blame for any ‘people’ problems, and rarely get a serious voice at the Leader’s table.  But what if that could all change? First lets look at what the function of HR really

Holiday Leave: How Far Should You Switch Off?

I am sitting in the office today, writing this between the Christmas and New Year holiday break. I will be honest and say that I am actually on my lap top in the boardroom watching the cricket as I write, so while I am working, it would be fair to say that I am cruising