Positive Organisations

Goal achievement

The four steps to achieving goals

The working environment is extremely goal and output orientated. Leaders often ask for things to be done or specify goals to be attained within a predetermined timeline. They may share some words of advice or make suggestions, but after that it’s up to the employee...

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Motivation

Motivation is not only up to the leader

Motivating employees is an art and a science that causes despair for leaders. Motivating a person to commit and complete a task because they want to as opposed to because they have to, brings about completely different performance results. Different motivation theories have been developed...

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Distrust

Distrust diminishes the bottom line

Teams produce synergies that individuals can’t, either from a capacity or an ability factor. Working side by side, collaborating, sharing ideas, finding solutions, and supporting one another is what team members should be doing, and most of the time yearn to do. However, if two...

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Psychological Wellbeing

Organisational well-being is not for the faint-hearted

Organisational well-being is not about yoga mats, duvet days, or even Zen rituals. It’s a much more all-encompassing term that works through all layers of an organisation from top to bottom, across all hierarchical levels and structures. Organisational well-being and Positive Psychology in the workplace are...

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Phsycologial Safety

Is your organisation psychologically safe?

Organisations are built around structures, policies and procedures. These organisational frameworks are there to make sure those tasks and services are delivered consistently and at a certain level. Your company may even adhere to the ISO (International Standards) that ensures that products and services are...

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Happiness at work. Does it matter?

The main goal for many companies is to be profitable and sustainable, and at a push to promote well-being and employee performance. Old business models that exclude employee well-being and happiness are fast becoming outdated and unattractive for stakeholders. Happiness in the workplace is becoming...

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How to retain top talent

When companies have a star performer in their team, they have struck gold! Top talent is a rare commodity, which means that must either be head-hunted or businesses should hold onto them. People aren’t staying in jobs for 20 years anymore; rather they move every...

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Change management is the antidote to a businesses’ decline

Change is like a tornado that we are always unprepared for! Companies all over the world are continuously adapting to the ever-turbulent change bestowed upon them. The days of stability, consistency and security are long gone. Companies are either in a state of downsizing, restructuring, re-engineering...

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