Find Your Inner Comic to Become a Better Leader

I went to an open mic comedy night last week. It was a quiet weekday evening and the sparse audience consisted mainly of friends of the guys doing a turn. I can’t say I laughed out loud at any point but I had a great evening.  Yes there were some dire jokes, but what made the […]

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Monkey Business

This is a true account of an experiment carried out to find out about monkeys behaviour.   It sounds a bit cruel, but I’m retelling it because it’s not just monkeys that it happens to. The researchers started with a cage containing five monkeys.  In the cage, a banana was hung from the roof with a set of […]

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How Ownership Changes Behaviour

Last week I put my car in for a service and was given a hire car for the day.  I haven’t got the most luxurious car in the world but the car I was given was definitely not a like for like exchange. Since you’re asking, I own an old Volvo C70 and what I […]

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What’s in a Name?

I’ve just become a Grandad.  The little man arrived two weeks early amidst the floods affecting the North of England.  All the grandads I spoke to said what a life change experience it would be, but it didn’t happen.  I woke up the next morning feeling the same as I did the day before.  I […]

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Smartphones and Organisational Change

Ever since Apple launched their first smartphone, I’ve always used an iPhone.  Over the years my home and office have becomes adorned with Apple products – computers, tablets, tv.  Everything ‘just worked’ and I was happy with the closed eco system.  That was until last month when I decided I needed a phone with a […]

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Emenex Weekly News 12th November

Each week we bring you news, opinions and research on Employee Engagement, Leadership and Motivation,  along with some thoughts on practical workplace applications.   The Business Impact of International Service Learning Many companies recognise that International Service Learning (ISL) is an effective, strategic tool to develop leaders, engage and retain employees and offer career mobility. Whether […]

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Emenex Weekly News 5th November

Each week we bring you our views on the latest published news and research on the topics of Employee Engagement, Leadership and Motivation, together with some thoughts on their practical application. Mental Health in the UK The 4th November is National Stress Awareness Day and to celebrate it and build on a news item in last […]

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