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Applying Social Intelligence to Repair Trust

“Trust is given to you by other people. You have to give them the basis for giving you their trust.” Onora O’Neill Trust is fragile and easily broken.  If, for example, a manager tries but fails to deliver the promised . . .

Read articleposted 20th June 2019
Applying Social Intelligence to Repair Trust

“Trust is given to you by other people. You have to give them the basis for giving you their trust.” Onora O’Neill Trust is fragile and easily broken.  If, for example, a manager tries but fails to deliver the promised . . .

Read articleposted 20th June 2019
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Building Trust

“None of us knows what might happen even the next minute, yet still we go forward. Because we trust. Because we have Faith.” – P. Coelho Everybody wants to be seen as trustworthy to their team as the level of trust . . .

Read articleposted 17th June 2019
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Partnering with Employees to Uncover Motivation

Some of us feel that we are in control of our environment, of our job and of the tasks within our jobs, whilst others feel that we are controlled by our job. Those not feeling in control may feel powerless . . .

Read articleposted 21st May 2019
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Aligning company’s interest with self-interest

For most of us, self-interest is a synonym of selfishness and self-serving behaviour. If a colleague defines her/his co-worker as “looking after her/his self-interest”, it’s rarely a compliment and is said in a depreciative tone. In his Ted talk, Adam . . .

Read articleposted 9th May 2019
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Employers mental disorders and strategies to cope

We associate “Mental ill-health at work” with coworkers’ bouts of anxiety or depression. Rarely does “CEO suicide” or “entrepreneurs burnout” come to mind. It might be because leaders’ mental vulnerability is even more taboo than employees mental stability even if . . .

Read articleposted 24th April 2019
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What is your mental health strategy?

“Mental health…is not a destination, but a process. It’s about how you drive, not where you’re going.” Noam Shpancer. Have you already experienced a strong feeling of anger? or excessive fear or worries? or confused thinking? Maybe you forgot to . . .

Read articleposted 9th April 2019
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Encouraging the quiet voices to be heard

“The more freedom we give to Introverts to be them, the more likely they are to come up with their own unique solutions to problems.” Susan Cain Since 2012, over 20 million people have viewed and listened to Susan Cain’s . . .

Read articleposted 26th March 2019
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Bringing joy back to the office

“When work is a pleasure, life is joy. When work is a duty, life is slavery”. Maxim Gorky It’s Monday morning, 8h00am, you are in the lift going up to your office, are you more likely to whistle, smile or . . .

Read articleposted 12th March 2019
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