Organisational Development Plans – 5 things they need to have

So you’re at a stage where you think it would be good to have some structure….as well as a roadmap in place to make sure your organisation and its people are heading in the right direction. The next question is what does that plan need? SPOILER ALERT – We have a framework and accreditation for […]

Employee wellbeing – 8 tips for improving it today

In this article we look at ways to improve employee wellbeing. We will also discuss how investing in the wellbeing of your organisation pays dividends.  Calling upon the information found in our research and the ‘We invest in wellbeing‘ framework. This article will help you get started on your journey towards an improved wellbeing strategy, […]

Building a better normal

Building a better normal We believe that together we can make work better for people. And through creating better work, we can build a better, more productive and healthier society now and for future generations. And we want you to join us as we embark on a journey to build a better normal. It might […]

A values based approach to crisis

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A values based approach to crisis Good news stories from our community Each week, we’ll be featuring an organisation from our community that is finding a way to thrive during this difficult time. This week, it’s the turn of Sapphire Streams… READ IN WELSH English Welsh English What do Sapphire Streams do? Sapphire Streams operates […]

The self-appraisal: how to ensure your people don’t view it as a waste of time

The self-appraisal: how to ensure your people don’t view it as a waste of time People who say appraisals are dead have probably never had a good one. Why? Because good appraisals are worth their weight in gold – they build trust, improve performance and accelerate personal development. And every good appraisal has something in […]

Living by company values | 15 ways to create them​

Living by company values | 15 ways to create them Find out 15 ways to help you embrace company values. We have developed this list, click on the plus to read the full task… There are also lists for leading and inspiring as well as empowering teams. Team Activity: Rewards – let your people decide Do […]

Arm yourself against… an endless to-do list

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Arm yourself against… an endless to-do list Does your to-do list at work feel never-ending, like you’re moving one step forward and two steps back? Has your main goal become putting a line through those pesky tasks rather than trying to add as much value as possible? If you answered yes to one or both […]

Arm yourself against… an inability to make decisions

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Arm yourself against… an inability to make decisions Decisions, decisions, decisions… You make them all day, every day. So why are some so much harder to make than others? Why are you sometimes just unable to make a decision? Can you answer these questions? If not, you need knowledge. You need to know what makes […]

Are regular catch-ups a good idea?

Are regular catch-ups a good idea? Now that the annual performance review has fallen out of fashion, we have regular catch-ups – informal meetings to keep evaluations fresher. Catch-ups are a great idea, if they’re done well. But if they’re done badly, they can waste time and worse, severely affect performance and wellbeing. So let’s […]

How feedback boost your performance

How feedback boosts your performance Feedback helps you make better decisions. But where do you find the best feedback? And how does it actually help your performance?  Most people associate feedback with asking another person about their experience, for example: “What did you think of my presentation?” Sure, that’s a fairly traditional way to get […]