Tag Archives: values

A Random Glimpse of Excellence

Yesterday I witnessed something beautiful and worthy of putting out there. Life takes many turns and we all go through some difficult stuff at times, and there are no exceptions. But occasionally the gods of providence allow us to overhear … Continue reading

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Employee Engagement – we are doing it all wrong…

I am reading more and more articles beginning to debate the value of employee engagement initiatives, and more recently, the wasted money, time and effort that companies spend on trying to improve employee engagement. It is an interesting conundrum that … Continue reading

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Values and Behaviour – a reflection on the Volkswagen tragedy.

As an HR practitioner, I have watched with interest not so much the media frenzy surrounding the Volkswagen debacle (although that has itself been instructive) but rather the company itself. It’s behaviour as an organization at this time is a … Continue reading

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Integrity

Had a very interesting discussion yesterday about values, specifically “integrity”. This morning, an article in my email feed talked about Integrity being the number 1 corporate value. But what, actually, is a value? I have found that this is often … Continue reading

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The Dragon called Desperation and the Dagger of Discernment

It was hard to find an apt name for the Dragon this time, but not hard to recognize the feelings it evokes when it stirs. Conflict in the workplace – conflict anywhere, in fact – evokes an age old response. … Continue reading

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Forgiveness and Consequences

I am the somewhat terrified senior occupant of an increasingly maniacal household of cat-fur-pullers, food-tossers, electric cable pullers, and table-top bungee experts. My beautiful daughter, the oldest, is about to turn 6, and then there is an awesome 4 year … Continue reading

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