Musings

AUTHENTICITY – OPENNESS AND CULTURE

Recently I have had several conversations about the qualities of good leadership and what makes a good leader. One theme that emerged was leaders being authentic, open and genuinely sharing aspects of themselves whether it…

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DEI – TOP DOWN OR BOTTOM UP?

This year has been one of the busiest ever for me as a consultant in the last 30 years. The awareness of and need for DEI work seems to be growing exponentially and is being…

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BEING DISTRACTED

I am currently working on a development program for mentors and mentees for a large consulting firm. During a session, one of the mentees mentioned that her mentor is never fully present when they meet….

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QUIET QUITTING

Quiet quitting has been a buzzword across the media in the last few months. It describes a situation in which an employee becomes disengaged and does the bare minimum required in their work. Recent research…

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FLEXIBILITY

The pandemic has brought many changes, among these are that it has made people reprioritise and rethink the notion of work. More people are questioning how, where and when work is done and the value…

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LABOUR SHORTAGES

Everywhere I go, I am noticing many signs advertising for staff. It seems that this shortage of staff is across many industries and fields. An overlooked resource for employment is individuals aged over 50. Unfortunately,…

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