Starting your career? Some points to consider. . .

In our business we get to talk a lot about “careers”.  This is a hot topic in our home at the moment; not only for our 20 year old son, who has moved away from home to further his education, but also for our daughter who has just chosen her  GCSE options. There is some […]

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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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Portraits of Leadership

I was recently watching a programme on Sky Arts about how an artist captures their subject.  Sue Johnston was the subject in question and as part of the process, artist Christian Hook went to see her in character at a local theatre.  Sue read from a script she was learning, taking on the accent and […]

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Lessons from Froome’s Tour Success

The gruelling 21-day, 3,360km Tour De France cycling race finally came to a halt on Sunday 26th July with the rain-soaked ride into Paris and presentation of both the Yellow Jersey for overall winner and the Polka-Dot Jersey for King of the Mountains being presented to Kenyan Born Englishman Chris Froome. Unfortunately the edge was […]

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How Managers Get Squashed

Why do so many new managers struggle? Perhaps my own story of life as a squash professional can help shed some light on the matter. When I was 12 my parents became the management team for Blackheath Squash Club (sadly no longer there). From that moment on I literally lived and breathed the game. I played […]

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Are you Swimming with Sharks?

Two people, strangers to each other, were looking to change jobs.  They asked their contacts and coincidentally, identified the same company that for them, appeared to fit the bill.  Naturally they wanted to find out more about their prospective new employer and by chance, found the same person in the company who could answer their questions. Job hunter […]

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6 Productive and easy work Resolutions for 2015

2015 has arrived, and it’s back to work!  What picture are you going to make this year?  Do you want it to look like all the other years – or will it stand out? New year often brings a fresh start, new ideas and new goals. This means experiencing the challenges of meeting goals that we set for […]

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