A study commissioned by UK-based Cascade HR has ranked the Top 12 challenges facing HR in 2018. And here are the top two: Employee Engagement (41%) Retention (35%) Since “retention” and “engagement” are two sides of the same coin – highly engaged employees are less likely to leave, and employees who stay are more […]

In an era of “fake news”, the truth is hard to find. It’s also hard to know what’s true and what’s not. People do doubt the veracity of information, and so we are seeing a return to journalism as a credible and trusted source of information. It’s ironical that more than 2500 journalism jobs have been […]

So The Edelman Trust Barometer has once again been published, shining a spotlight on TRUST around the world and here in Australia. Last year’s report (2017) reported the biggest fall ever in trust. Overall this year it’s slipped a notch lower, though with some countries’ trust barometer falling a lot further (e.g. Australia). Volatility brews […]

CHAPTER ONE I walk down the street. There’s a hole in the sidewalk. It is a very deep hole. I fall in … I am helpless. It isn’t my fault. It takes forever to find a way out. CHAPTER TWO I walk down the same street. There’s a deep hole in the sidewalk. I pretend […]

Each morning we turn the door handle and walk out into a larger world. Turning the door handle can be a moment of adventure, or dread. Of anticipation, or anxiety. Of purpose, or habit. Whatever the moment, what is helpful is to turn the door handle with some sense as to what is the inner […]

When I was a kid there was a saying that speaking to yourself is the first sign of madness. I actually thought it was a truth, and so I concluded that I must definitely be mad because I spoke to myself all the time. This wasn’t something I had discussed with anyone else. It was […]

The new Formula One World Championship logo was unveiled during the Abu Dhabi Formula One Grand Prix in November as part of a re-branding plan by Liberty Media, which bought F1 for US$8bn at the start of 2017. The problem is that the “F” looks remarkably similar to the “F” used by 3M for the past year […]

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