Four effective strategies to keep psychological contracts in the workplace healthy

A lot has been said about the relationship that organisations have with their employees, even more so now in light of “The Great Resignation’.  People are leaving organisations in greater numbers than ever before, and yet, there are organisations who don’t seem to be feeling the impact. Instead, they are experiencing The Great Attraction, where […]

What can the Not-For-Profit sector learn from a great sports team? (part 2)

In a recent blog, I explored how Not-For-Profit (NFP) organisations could apply learnings from one of the greatest sports teams, the All Blacks.   I’ve listed four important lessons that I believe NFP organisations could apply because of their “for purpose” commitment. Winning culture Competitive advantage Leadership Champions do extra   In part two, I […]

What can the Not-For-Profit sector learn from a great sports team?

picture of the All Blacks performing the haka on the playing field

I am a self-confessed sports fanatic – and yes, most recently I spent hours watching amazing sportsmen and women competing in individual events and team events at the Olympics. I believe there is something special about amazing human endeavours played on the world stage. So, what is it that makes great sports teams so great […]

Three tips to assess cultural fit

Identifying a candidate’s cultural alignment with your organisation is a critical step for any hiring process. Harvard Business Review describes cultural fit as the ‘likelihood that someone will reflect and/or be able to adapt to the core beliefs, attitudes and behaviours that make up your organisation, and a poor cultural fit can result in a […]