Employee Engagement & Meaning at Work: What’s your Calling?
Within the world of employee engagement, we often talk about the role of a compelling purpose at work: something, which can to help create meaning for employees. Finding meaning or purpose within your work is a critical component of employee engagement. But how do we find meaning or purpose in what we do? And is […]
Is your organisation ready for Flexible Working?
From 30th June 2014, all employees in the UK who have been employed by their organisation for 6 months or more will have the right to request flexible working arrangements. ALL companies have a legal obligation to respond to these requests – which poses the question: Is YOUR organisation ready to take flexible working seriously? […]
Malcolm Gladwell: Choice, happiness and spaghetti sauce
“Tipping Point” author Malcolm Gladwell gets inside the food industry’s pursuit of the perfect spaghetti sauce — and makes a larger argument about the nature of choice and happiness. Visit www.ted.com for more inspiration!
In tune: The role of music in employee engagement
Over the last week, DJs and music lovers everywhere have been celebrating 20 years of Britpop. If you’re not familiar with the term, it pretty much does what it says on the tin – it’s a sub-genre of alternative rock, and emerged in the early 1990s in the UK. As part of the celebration, music […]
Happiness & Health: Making Positive Changes
As many of you know, runners from all over the world flocked to Sussex today for the famous Brighton Marathon. I took a stroll along the seafront today, cheered on a few of the runners and watched in awe as people crossed the finish line. It’s a huge achievement, isn’t it? Imagine spotting the finish line […]
Communicating your engagement plans: How to nail your next email
So, you’ve finally got the go ahead for employee engagement. You’ve been given the chance to create and drive real change in your company; your plans have been brainstormed, written and finalised, you’ve got buy in from your boss, and you’re feeling really positive about the changes you hope to see in the coming year. […]