Why are you here? Tips on crafting your personal purpose

Why are you here? Tips on crafting your personal purpose

Understanding purpose is critical to exceptional performance. Psychologists describe it as the pathway to greater wellbeing. It helps with decision-making and is one of the keys to dealing with our complex, volatile and ambiguous world. I love this quote from Mark...
Do goals or values give you job satisfaction?

Do goals or values give you job satisfaction?

It’s not every day you can leave the office knowing you have achieved your goals. Let’s face it, some days everything just falls into place and we achieve our goals, and other days it feels like we have just been spinning our wheels, not achieving anything. If you...
Culture and the factors that define it

Culture and the factors that define it

Culture is talked about a lot, but defining it simply is a challenge. Most leaders indicate it plays a part in organisational health. Most people acknowledge the benefits of a positive culture. But what are the aspects that determine whether a culture is strong or...
Trust is the X-factor in business

Trust is the X-factor in business

In the entertainment industry, a person’s X-factor is typically a mystery quality that’s hard to articulate. In business, it is generally much simpler. A business’ X-factor comes down to their unique application of known ideas like skill, innovation…and trust. Our...
Interviewing the interviewer – for culture-fit, of course

Interviewing the interviewer – for culture-fit, of course

Every employers’ focus these days is on finding the right person for a role. However, as an employee, have you ever gone into a new role only to find out it is not what you thought it was? When the pitch doesn’t match the practice Recently, when interviewing a senior...