• Creating a thinking organisation

    By Anthony SemannJune 19, 2020

    Recently I was facilitating a professional development program and posed the following question to the participants ‘Do you define your workplace as a thinking organisation’. This question was met with silence. As such I presented a follow up question, ‘Imagine this, if we were to see employees as a knowledge library, how many books are […]

  • Strengths spotting

    By Colin Slattery

    Much has been written about the benefits of using our strengths across all aspects of our lives. Interestingly, many of us have difficulty identifying strengths. In addition, most people who can name their strengths say they don’t use them all that much (Biswas-Diener, Kashdan & Minhas, 2011). There are a number of questionnaires and assessments […]

  • Manage time? Who can?

    By Anthony SemannJune 11, 2020

    Lets face it time waits for no one! Time keeps ticking away regardless of our efforts to squeeze in more and more into our day. The question then stands: Can we really be successful at time management. Clearly no one can manage time. Maybe this is why it is a source of constant frustration for […]

  • Mentoring. A literature review

    By Colin SlatteryJune 2, 2020

    Mentoring, occurs when an experienced role model offers support to another person and is acknowledged as a successful professional development strategy in a variety of fields; with numerous models implemented across disciplines.

  • Shhh! Wanna hear a secret? Gossip at work

    By Colin Slattery

    We’ve all been told that gossip and rumour is an evil scourge of the workplace and must be stopped at all costs. There are numerous articles offering advice on how to kill the poisonous grapevine. We follow this advice and then wonder why it doesn’t work and the grapevine continues to flourish. The reason is […]