What About Consistency?

Consistency in the workplace I want to encourage you today to be consistent with workplace discipline.  Yes, I know, it is not what you signed up for, but it can be the make or break in a disciplinary scenario.  A chairperson will always consider the consistency in...

Dealing With The Forces Of Change

Dear Business Partner, Dealing with the forces of change I often hear employers or business owners say their employees are incompetent.  But what is a competent human being? To become fully competent, we must be able to face and adapt to changes in our everyday...

Vision? Mission? What does it all mean?

Dear Business Partner,  Your employees need something to believe in. It is impossible to lead an organisation on a path of sustained performance without a clear vision that galvanises and directs action. If you remove the medal at the finish line, the excitement will...

Is Age Discrimination In The Workplace Real?

Dear Business Partner,  Last week I did a pole on my Facebook stories where I posed the question if age discrimination in the workplace is real? I got an overwhelming response:  YES What is Age discrimination?  Age discrimination is any prejudice; behaviour that...

Best Practices To Promote Your Star Employee

Is your star employee ready to take a management role? Often small business owners promote one of their young stars from a job as an individual contributor to a managerial position, and in the end they are disappointed with the results.  You may have had a similar...