7 Strategies To Retain Culture In A Downturn

We are in uncertain times. It is normal to look within your business, and start thinking about the future. Culture should be the number one thing, you look to bolster during challenging times. History teaches us that crisis situations occur far more frequently than we anticipate. It is only two years after COVID first hit our… Continue reading 7 Strategies To Retain Culture In A Downturn

The power of Resilience. How to navigate change and build a thriving workplace culture.

In this resource, we share with you our views on RESILIENCE, why we think it’s a critical factor to the success of any business, and how to develop a more resilient business. Businesses that can navigate and succeed in times of change have one thing in common – they are resilient. Resilience can be defined… Continue reading The power of Resilience. How to navigate change and build a thriving workplace culture.

Top 4 tactics to avoid Ellen’s culture crisis

Written by Hiam Sakakini Key points from this article: The buck stops with the leader on driving & role modelling culture aligned behaviours Leader and Leadership alignment on Culture is crucial How good Culture makes good business sense Can Ellen survive this? If so, what does she need to do? A wobbling million dollar empire… Continue reading Top 4 tactics to avoid Ellen’s culture crisis

How to cut costs without killing culture

Written by Daniel Murray While the world has faced pandemics before, our communities and economies are vastly different today than they were during the Spanish Flu.  The interconnected networks of our modern ecosystems are vast and complex. As the economic crisis unravels, the next downward spiral begins and if you are a business leader, you… Continue reading How to cut costs without killing culture

Improve your work culture through Agile practices

Written by Robert Lean Agile. It’s the program management framework that’s taken the tech world by storm. And with good reason. It’s an empowering framework that lets delivery teams build excellent products that solve real problems for customers and that get better every week. But what if you’re not a delivery team? Can you benefit… Continue reading Improve your work culture through Agile practices

Together, we are the future of work

As originally written for Pro Bono Australia by Monika Gisler &  Hiam Sakakini   Baby Boomers vs. millennials. You know the drill. It is a debate that never seems to end with impassioned arguments loaded and ready to be fired from each side. This generation divide has become something that is so obvious and transparent in… Continue reading Together, we are the future of work

Achieving a balance in leadership skills, without sensitivity

Guest post by our collaborative partner, Niamh O’Brien   At a recent conference I asked a speaker on leadership whether he thought there was a growing awareness of the importance of feminine leadership characteristics in making businesses successful today. The answer I got was how he considers male leaders to be as good as female leaders… Continue reading Achieving a balance in leadership skills, without sensitivity

Barack Obama: Lessons and Insights on Leadership

Written by Hiam Sakakini Barack Obama is one of the most compelling and inspirational people of our time. Of anyone alive today, he is someone you can’t pass up an opportunity to see speak. Especially when it comes to his insights into leadership and building effective teams. So, what did he have to say?  … Continue reading Barack Obama: Lessons and Insights on Leadership

What the Obama’s Said

Written by Hiam Sakakini When you have the opportunity to experience insights from two of the world’s most successful leaders, you have to take it. When Michelle Obama talks about overcoming self-doubt and how to address it, it’s worth listening and learning. And that’s just what I did.   Not so long ago I came… Continue reading What the Obama’s Said

Helpful Tips on Seeking Feedback

Written by Hiam Sakakini Recently a good friend of mine, who is quite senior in her organisation, had a scheduled annual review. The type where feedback is expected, however awkward and forced the occasion is. She explained that the review had been postponed three times over three months. When it finally happened she was told… Continue reading Helpful Tips on Seeking Feedback

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