Break through challenges

Break through challenges

  GO BEYOND RESILIENCE ‘When the going gets tough, the tough gets going’– this is a challenge to management to create a resilient team culture in uncertain times. But that is not some back-up quality, like carrying a spare wheel; it is essential for...
My work puts a spring in my step!

My work puts a spring in my step!

To hear such a statement would make any manager’s heart sing. And it does for those who create the conditions for their team to be fully engaged in their work. In these times of constant change and economic challenge, managers can easily get caught up in the anxiety...

Teamwork: No Suggestion Is Too Small

Think about creating spaces and opportunities for informal human connection. Can you start the day with a five-minute interactive process – even as simple as conscious breathing? How about reinventing the suggestion box – maybe a gathering in a ‘suggestion room’...

Fruitful Ways To Boost Mental Focus

How about offering small surprises (health promoting – like a tray of sliced fruit) to raise employee mood? Remember, appreciation is the foundation of happiness, and hence enhanced employee engagement to unlock potential. Then, as van der Heijden says, it’s...

3 Energy Raising Hacks

The brain works with energy. Employees who have missed out on breakfast, or typically skip breakfast, cannot be as creative as those who are properly nourished. So encourage healthy nutrition. Are healthy snacks (not chips and chocolates) readily accessible? Equally...