Engagement

Burnout

Burnout

We’ve heard it again this week. Zoom fatigue is real. Unfortunately, so is burnout and more and more individuals are heading towards it.   What is the problem? While the term “burnout” was coined in the 1970s, it wasn’t always clear what it is. The World Health...

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5 tips to give feedback to remote employees

5 tips to give feedback to remote employees

Employees are starving for feedback, managers are longing for high-performance team and yet, communication around performance is one of the most often avoided topics. Nobody wants to be the bad guy when providing constructive feedback. While in recent times, sharing...

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We need more human understanding

We need more human understanding

"Stop moaning!" This is what KPMG’s chair Bill Michael told the firm’s UK staff last week. It has cost him his job. It’s likely that you’ve read the articles around this town hall meeting. How could this happen? How could a few words lead to a resignation of the head...

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5 ways to celebrate year end with your team online

5 ways to celebrate year end with your team online

Recognise your team’s achievements during your year end celebrations. These celebrations offer a great opportunity to reflect on the entire year and acknowledge the accomplishments. Throughout the year, your employees have contributed to the survival and growth of...

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How to introduce career conversations

How to introduce career conversations

Traditionally, performance discussion focused on the past. While goals were set at the beginning of the performance cycle, managers all too often dreaded giving feedback or discussing developmental opportunities. Training departments have created and executed...

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Leading with empathy

Leading with empathy

In 2017, Apple CEO Tim Cook shared with MIT graduates: “People will try to convince you that you should keep empathy out of your career. Don’t accept this false premise.” If you didn’t follow Cook’s advice then, you hopefully changed your approach this year. At a time...

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Create your 30×30 events

Create your 30×30 events

Dubai’s Fitness Challenge is starting again this Friday, 30 October 2020. For 30 days, we are encouraged to get up and be active for just 30 minutes. New habits can be formed within 21 to 66 days, making this year’s 30x30 a wonderful opportunity to get started. What’s...

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4 Impactful wellbeing initiatives

4 Impactful wellbeing initiatives

Keeping their business afloat and employees safe have been the major challenges for many organisations this year. While some companies have decided to continue working from home, leaders are still looking for effective employee wellbeing initiatives that connect the...

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Help your team cope with stress

Is it surprising that 2020 has been the most stressful year for employees in the UAE? 81% of participants in Oracle’s latest AI survey have experienced more stress then ever. That’s where the downward spiral starts.

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4 Ways to strengthen your remote team

Create a daily and weekly routine You may already have a weekly meeting where your remote team is discussing the current and upcoming projects. That’s great. Are you using these meetings to focus and tackle those issues team members have identified? Not only can these...

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5 ways to make learning an everyday activity

“Have a go!” That is the motto of the Festival of Learning which has been taking place every September in England since 1992. Wales is also getting ready for its Adult Learners' Week. While we may get older, we can’t stop learning. Celebrating life-long learning, it...

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