From ‘good intent’ to ‘great execution’

Why is it that so many leadership teams go on their annual retreat, come back energised by stimulating discussion and mutual appreciation, aligned in their collective intent to change behaviour…but don’t? Many leaders will reflect on why some individuals and...

When is employee engagement a priority?

Why do so many organisations run annual employee engagement surveys and then do nothing with the results? It seems everyone knows they should be doing something about it, but it never quite becomes a priority. After we complete an engagement survey with a client, we...

Do I get it? Can I do it? Do I care?

There is much written about employee engagement these days; most of it obvious and some of it useful. However, most indicators focus on outcomes that are at best ambiguous. One leading employee engagement consultancy focuses on what the company does to “motivate...

There's no such thing as a 'blame' culture!

These days everyone is a culture expert. We use negative words such as ‘blame’, sexist’, ‘toxic’ or ‘disrespectful’ to describe dysfunctional or bad cultures; and words such as ‘innovative’, ‘agile’ and ‘inclusive’ to describe positive or aspirational cultures. But...