The Great Temperature Debate: The High Cost of Inadequate Heating & Ventilation
Feb16

The Great Temperature Debate: The High Cost of Inadequate Heating & Ventilation

The argument takes place in offices up and down the UK every year. While some of us rush to fling open windows, others cling to radiators – the office temperature debate is all too familiar. A recent study, commissioned by Andrews-Sykes has revealed the extent to which a poor office climate can affect our ability to work. The survey, which questioned 2,000 UK office workers about their satisfaction with their current working...

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How to Maximize Employee Performance Without Burnout
Feb13

How to Maximize Employee Performance Without Burnout

Working at a desk and staring at a computer all day can be a grind. It can become dull and boring, and sometimes you just want to take a six-month vacation. We’ve all been there. So, as managers and employers, how do you keep your expectations high and increase employee performance without suffering the consequences of burnout? The first step is to recognize the problem and how your employees are feeling. Talk to them and get their...

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Managers are Key to Behaviours and Performance with guest Rob Catalano [Podcast]
Dec06

Managers are Key to Behaviours and Performance with guest Rob Catalano [Podcast]

Managers are strategic in influencing employees’ behaviours and performance.

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How to Love Your Team More
Nov23

How to Love Your Team More

How to Develop Teamwork? The one biggest difference maker – team members being team players. What is always part of the solution to any teamwork challenges – people on the team being team players. And what always comes first, team players or teams and teamwork? The answer is also always team players. For many of us, this probably seems basic, but it can be difficult and we can get it very wrong. Here are three reasons why:...

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Team-Building Activities To Create A More Engaging Company Culture  
Nov07

Team-Building Activities To Create A More Engaging Company Culture  

By strengthening relationships between team members, an organization may ultimately impact business outcomes.

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DisruptHR Chicago: Sponsor Spotlight with Fizz
Oct12

DisruptHR Chicago: Sponsor Spotlight with Fizz

The annual performance review is dead. Today, the majority of the workforce is comprised of Millennials, and this generation hates to be in the dark about how they’re performing at work.

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Why Mindfulness Matters in Business
Sep06

Why Mindfulness Matters in Business

Mindfulness in business is popular right now. In fact, as the Economist puts it “selling mindfulness has become a business in its own right”. If that sounds like business co-opting another Eastern philosophy (anyone remember Sun Tzu’s The Art of War?) you might want to wait a second before you dismiss it. But let’s start at the beginning. What is Mindfulness Anyway? Put simply mindfulness is just what it says on the can: being...

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What Is Agile Performance Management?
Aug27

What Is Agile Performance Management?

If you work for a technology company you’ve probably heard the term agile development flowing around your office. You know, those processes and meetings that the ‘techies’ are involved in. In my little tech bubble, I tend to forget that a large percentage of people have never heard of it. Agile development is defined as an approach to “help teams respond to unpredictability through incremental, iterative work cadences and empirical...

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