Emenex News – 6 September

Every two weeks we bring you opinion, news and research on Employee Engagement, Leadership and Organisational Performance, along with some thoughts on practical workplace applications. Editorial: The Truth About Why Change Doesn’t Stick In 2013, Forbes reported on research showing that across “276 large and midsize organisations from North America, Europe and Asia: Employers felt 55% of change management initiatives met […]

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Emenex News – 6 July

Every two weeks we bring you opinion, news and research on Employee Engagement, Leadership and Organisational Performance, along with some thoughts on practical workplace applications. Editorial: When Less is More, Stop Adding… This week, a client shared with me their approach to their organisation’s PDP (Personal Development Plan). What struck me about it was its simplicity: one page […]

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Building Authenticity into your Leadership Pipeline

I recently met with a friend who recommended a HBR article on developing talent entitled “The Talent Curse,” (Petriglieri and Petriglieri, May-June 2017).  I read the article with interest as it highlights the curse that so often comes for those that are selected for a leadership fast track programme in that it can have the […]

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Organisational transformation

Now, more than ever, is the time for organisational transformation.  As businesses change so the structure needs to change.  However, what should a good change plan include?  Everyone knows what a good business plan looks like, but when confronted with the need for a good change plan you might find that opinions will vary depending on one’s position. […]

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Are You Ready to Take the Lead?

Last week I had the opportunity of travelling to Belgrade, former capital city of Yugoslavia, and now Serbia, home country of the world #1 tennis star, Novak Djokovic. I was there to complete the final step of the train-the-trainer accreditation with two HR Learning & Development  Managers on our Career Development Programme that has become […]

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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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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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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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Emenex Weekly News 29th 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.   The Impact of Employee Engagement on Performance This week’s research comes via Harvard Business Review.  HBR interviewed over 550 business execs from around […]

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Business strategy – this one’s a winner

Well, this past week has been a bit of a whirlwind for me. However, through all the different things that I have had going on, one simple statement made by our car salesman; Jamie, has stuck in my head; “It doesn’t matter what car we sell, we all get the same commission.” I believe that […]

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