Winter is Coming: Counter Intuitive Survival Strategies for Wise Organisations

Winter is Coming: Counter Intuitive Survival Strategies for Wise Organisations

It has been on everyone’s lips for a while now, but I heard it out loud for the first time in a client meeting last week: “we are preparing for a recession”. Speaking to executives, HR leaders and coaches over the last weeks have only reinforced this notion, and as the graph below indicates, there are a growing number of searches related to economic downturn on Google. It may be time to reflect on a wise survival strategy.

Rethinking Quiet Quitting: On A Corporate Perspective

Rethinking Quiet Quitting: On A Corporate Perspective

If you are reading this blog as leader or business owner, the message is clear. People do their best work when they are engaged, and to be engaged they need to meaningful work in a constructive environment. Leaders and the culture they create are the main drivers of engagement. This is where you should start if you are facing QQ, resignations and disengaged or unmotivated employees.

Rethinking Quiet Quitting: Drinking Poison and Expecting The Other Person To Die?

Rethinking Quiet Quitting: Drinking Poison and Expecting The Other Person To Die?

QQ is nothing new. Closing your laptop at 5 p.m., doing only your assigned tasks – that’s what labour unions called “work-to-rule”. It has been employed for ages, to protest or to exert power in labour negotiations. However, “work-to-rule” or QQ, is an indirect form of exerting your power – a form of passive aggressive behaviour… And then the psychologist in me got really curious. What is really happening here?

Taking The Road Less Traveled: The Journey To Transformational Coaching

Taking The Road Less Traveled: The Journey To Transformational Coaching

My work as a professional coach over the past decade has led me on an interesting path. A path that led me towards powerful and transformative coaching. But one that diverted from what I was taught to be “proper” coaching. What is “proper” coaching, which “path” I’m on and what am I hoping to achieve? Let me explain.

Employee Retention Through Coaching in 2022

Employee Retention Through Coaching in 2022

2022 is a year about employee retention. The Great Resignation that swept over the world revealed that pay incentives have become less critical for people’s stay. If you are considering an investment in coaching or expanding the scale of coaching in your organisation, what should you do? In this article, we bring in three expert perspectives on utilising your coaching initiatives for improving your employee retention in the long run.