Enduring, and coming out of a Pandemic: Key Takeaways

The pandemic disrupted life and work as we knew it. It was a period that compelled organisations to change the way they operated and shifted tens of millions of office employees into remote work. Pre COVID, it was hard to imagine we could work from home in the way we...

Return to Office: What Managers Can Do

The prevailing view before the pandemic was that offices were necessary for ensuring productivity, culture, and team camaraderie. However, with two out of every three Australians working from home and workforce productivity increasing by 6.5 percent over the year, it...

Human Connections in a Digital Workplace with the HBDI®

Over the past couple of years most companies have transitioned permanently to working remotely in some capacity, while others have even given up the office for good. But despite the convenience of working from home and saving time on the commute, it’s likely this will...

Energy Management Habit 6: Ask for H.E.L.P

This article is a guest post from our partner Dr. Jay Chopra of Making Shift Happen. Now, we might be putting all these energy management tools into practice and still feel deprived of energy. This especially rings true for those of us who constantly experience high...
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Energy Management Habit 1: Managing Your Mindset

Energy Management Habit 1: Managing Your Mindset

This article is a guest post from our partner Dr. Jay Chopra of Making Shift Happen Humans are creatures of habit. It’s been over a year since COVID-19 became an all-encompassing threat to our health and wellbeing, and working online has become our new normal. Where...

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How to be a great hybrid manager

How to be a great hybrid manager

Flexible work is no longer an afterthought for employees, it’s the future of work…and it’s happening now. Flexible working was once a perk, now it’s a necessity and it plays a large part in how potential employees choose their employer. If you’re about to start...

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How to build Psychological Safety within Your Team

How to build Psychological Safety within Your Team

The highest-performing teams have one thing in common: psychological safety. But what exactly is it? According to Harvard Business School professor Amy Edmondson, who coined the term: “Psychological safety is a belief that one will not be punished or humiliated for...

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Face-to-face workshops are back. Or are they?

Face-to-face workshops are back. Or are they?

I got so excited when I was asked to run a face-to-face workshop. I hadn't run one since 2019, before the pandemic changed our lives. For the last 16 months it had been all virtual and Zoom. At last, I had the opportunity to go back to what I knew best. Face-to-face...

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Flexible Work is here to Stay: How to get the balance right

Flexible Work is here to Stay: How to get the balance right

When it comes to flexible work, post-pandemic will be neither the death of the office nor a return to the way things were. Our new reality will be a hybrid. Meetings, events, conferences and more where part of the team is face-to-face and part of it virtual will...

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Whole Brain® Thinking in a Digital World

Whole Brain® Thinking in a Digital World

This guest post is a contribution from Herrmann International Asia partner, Prasad Deshpande, CEO of Empowered Learning LLP. “Preserving the status quo is not a business strategy.” Shantanu Narayen - CEO Adobe. Digital Masters Disruption caused by technology has been...

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