Knowing what the other hand is doing…

If you have ever had the pleasure of attending Crown Court or Magistrates Court as a victim or a witness, then I am sure that you will find some similarity in the story I am about to tell…. During late July 2014, a child abuse report was made to the police.  I’m not going to […]

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Emenex Weekly News 15th October

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. A spotlight is being thrown on the employee engagement profession, because there’s a gap. Whilst the most important stated challenge for this year is […]

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Nous Somme Charlie!

The brutal killings of several journalists in France last week remind us of one of the most important tenets of our society, that of freedom of speech.   As millions of people from across the world responded in a multitude of ways to the events that hit France; however, this also made me reflect upon its […]

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Do you know the value of your Life?

Last week I listened to a radio article where a woman shared her account of how in 1984, while on an anti-hunt demonstration, she met and fell in love with an undercover police officer posing as a long-haired Greenpeace radical.   They subsequently set up house together and had a child, all while he himself was […]

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Five ways to do Employee Engagement Wrong

Here are five common ways in which organisations manage to get employee engagement wrong…and which lead to the opposite result, because the aren’t actually about engagement, merely re-labelled as such. 1. Doing Employee Engagement TO your Staff. A fundamental tenet of employee engagement is that it is employees who become engaged whilst their employer creates […]

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The Poppy Fields Effect

In the world of pop music, the ability to sing has never been overly important.  Those of you who remember a band called The Alarm of 68 Guns fame, may also remember another famous episode in their career. In 2004 almost 20 years after their most famous hit and finding it increasingly difficult to get […]

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