Motivation

Let It Go! Practices We Know Don’t Work But Use Anyway

In 2014 we have the benefit of technology that allows us to see inside a working brain and compute massive amounts of research data to give us a never-before-available understanding of human behaviour.  This has significant benefits for those of us who are responsible for improving the outcomes from people at work. If the main […]

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Engagement: Masturbating Employee Satisfaction

Just over 100 years ago while much of the Western world was enjoying unprecedented growth brought about by the industrial revolution, the medical profession was treating women afflicted by a particular malady, female hysteria, that was thought to be caused by abnormal movements of the uterus.   By late 1800s it had become something of a […]

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Employee Engagement Won’t Work Either

Employee engagement should be among the top priorities for organisations, according to surveys conducted with HR professionals around the world. More than half (62%) of organisations surveyed say employee engagement is their top HR priotity in 2013, according to research by law firm Speechly Bircham and King’s College London. (Employee Benefits) Engagement/retention of the workforce […]

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