THE Covid-19 pandemic has become the greatest world-wide challenge since the Second World War and the biggest public health crisis in a century. Its far reaching repercussions have been felt across the world with significant social and economic costs. More developed countries have initiated stimulus and social protection packages as part of their emergency responses […]
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Smart Organisations Promote Wellbeing
The OECD has estimated that 11% of employees around the world work 50+ hours per week . Employees spend around 50% of their waking hours in any given working day at work. It matters, therefore, that employees are reasonably content and productive and it is in any organisation’s interest that this is the case. Employees […]
Work Life Balance-Make It Happen
It was the American First Lady, Michelle Obama, who wisely advised : We need to do a better job of putting ourselves higher on our own ‘ to do’ list. Indeed, another American First Lady, Hillary Clinton also advised: Don’t confuse having a career with having a life. I must confess that over a long working career […]
Trust takes time to build but seconds to break.
All human relations are built on trust. We know from our own life experiences that trust has to be earned. Solid partnerships are built on mutual trust -it is a two way process. There is a wise old proverb which encapsulates the fragility of trust in any meaningful relationship : Trusting you is my decision. […]