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Five ways to encourage employee engagement in the workplace

Posted on 3rd March 2016 | Blog

Have you ever heard anyone saying they “don’t have time” to focus on Employee Engagement? Maybe you’ve even said it yourself? This week, none of us have any excuse. Thanks to the astronomical complexities of life on a 7-septillion-kilogram rock orbiting a yellow dwarf star at a distance of 150m kilometres, 2016 contains a whole extra day! Here are our top five Engaging ideas to make the most of our bonus 24 hours.

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Why do we come to work?

Posted on 25th February 2016 | Blog

It’s National Employee Motivation Day, so we thought it was a good day to ask: why do we come to work? 

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The fun police: how our fear of fun hampers effective workplace learning

Posted on 17th February 2016 | Blog

Recently, we came across a fascinating study looking at interventions to improve student learning outcomes. College students taking an “Introduction to Business and Technology” course at a North American university were assigned into two matched groups. The first group received the intervention; the second did not.

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Six lessons from the Star Wars universe every leader should learn

Posted on 13th February 2016 | Blog

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A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away, there were incredible new worlds, epic space-battles, enthralling characters – and some terrible, terrible leadership decisions. The best thing about other people’s terrible decisions? We get to learn from them. Here are six of our favourites.

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Are you sitting comfortably? No, you’re really not - and you should probably stand up

Posted on 9th February 2016 | Blog

Are you sitting comfortably? No, you’re not. You’re really, really not. Here’s something that ought to make all of us stand up and take notice: the internationally-renowned Mayo Clinic has declared sitting to be the smoking of our generation.

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