Are you looking for ways to be more strategic? We often work with organisations that have lost their focus on performance. This can occur for a variety of reasons. Rather than managing from a strategic perspective, managers continually fire-fight. Problems are solved with short-term solutions. There is little time to focus on strategic goals or […]
Are you feeling tired at work? Perhaps a little bored? Lacking some spark? Suffering from the Winter Blues? We all need to reboot and renew ourselves occasionally. Here are 10 different ways to locate that spark again. Get back to balance and wellness at work. 1. Use self assessment instruments to learn more about your […]
Balance and Strength at Work This week we are focusing in on behavioural traits. Harrison Assessments identifies 175 traits that provide a profile of those traits that are strong for you, those that are used easily and with comfort, and those which you have not yet given sufficient attention for them to have built strength […]
What happens when we distrust our behavioural traits? A small note today on our behavioural traits that might be holding us back in some way, compromising our ability to be successful in life and in our career. We are all a collection of traits that define our behaviour – in fact, Harrison Assessments lists 175 […]
Talent Analytics – Important Aspect of Workforce and People Management The good news is that you do not need to hire teams of people including analysts, statisticians, psychologists, visualisation programmers and HR professionals to have a range of analytics available to you. But did you know that we can help you integrate Talent Analytics into […]
When you look at an organisation’s structure and size of the departments/functions, it is easy to tell a lot about its health and ability to withstand changes in the market place from the location in the structure of different departments, and their sizes.
While the evidence for EI being a positive contributor to business success, people are talking about a darker side to EI. But is it enough to mimic EI behaviours? Is that really EI? We don’t think so. Emotional Intelligence (EI, or EQ – Emotional Quotient) was been a consistent topic in leadership circles for […]
Conversation as Communication Every conversation is an opportunity to delve deeper, be more innovative, reinforce values, explain strategic priorities, support, inspire, ask questions, provide information and advice, share history, and (most of all) listen. The most widespread and pervasive development and learning no longer occurs in workshops, classrooms, conference rooms or boardrooms. It occurs over […]
Keeping your workforce engaged is quite a paradoxical strategic challenge – to maintain a culture of engagement that treats and provides for people as valued individuals, while at the same time, inspiring them, individually and as a group, to perform as well as they can and to contribute in a range of ways to the organisation.
Using Paradoxes to Increase Performance, Achieve Success “Don’t exclude paradox, it is more than half of life itself!” As I read this quote this morning, I was reminded of how powerful the Paradox Traits are in Harrison Assessments. I love using them to show our clients how small shifts in the way that they use […]