Category: People

Are You Suffering From Presenteeism At Work?

Sometimes, being absent from work is better for you and the business you work for than if you were present that day. When someone shows up to work but is unproductive as…

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Underperforming employees in your workplace

Employees are the key ingredient to the success of any business or organisation – but what should employers do if they aren’t performing as well as they should? Underperformance can occur when…

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Stress in the Workplace

It’s been a stressful time for everyone transitioning into the new normal of business. Whether working from home, remotely or trying to get used to a whole new working environment, employees are…

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Ways you can manage your stress

There are various causes of stress that make it difficult to have just one method of stress management. There are 4 methods you can use in response to stress: Avoid: Sometimes the…

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When it’s okay to ask your coworkers for help

People often perceive asking for help as a weakness, but sometimes, asking for help demonstrates strength. It shows self-awareness and a willingness to learn and grow.  If you find yourself in the…

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Overcoming public speaking anxiety in the workplace

There will come a time, where no matter how much you despise it, you will need to speak in front of an audience. Being afraid of public speaking is fairly common and…

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When is taking a pay cut okay?

Taking a pay cut is never easy but there are some situations where it makes sense. Focusing exclusively on the salary could prevent you from looking at other factors which are also…

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Responding to employees who are experiencing personal crises

Managing an employee who is going through a stressful period personally can be a big challenge for bosses. Handling these situations well as a manager often means you need to be compassionate…

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Responding to conflict in the workplace

Handling conflict in the workplace is a sensitive issue which needs to be dealt with carefully.  The following are practical strategies to respond to conflict that may arise: Focus on behaviour and…

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How to motivate and incentivise employees

Each employee is motivated and incentivised by different things. While some employees are more motivated by money, others might feel motivated when their work is recognised. It is important to try to…

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