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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Responding to the Earthquakes in our Lives

We can all probably remember the earthquakes that ripped through Nepal last summer at the great loss of life and the aftershocks that followed that caused such anxiety and fear. Sometimes life throws up such earthquakes and aftershocks that cause us great distress and anxiety and result in us responding in ways that can be […]

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Emenex Weekly News 22nd 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.   Number of UK businesses hits record levels It’s great news to see so many new businesses being created in the UK, but as […]

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Co-workers in a Disruptive Enterprise

Last night saw the start of the London six-day cycle race at the Olympic Velodrome. For long term cycling fans, an exciting return to the UK since 1980 when Wembley last hosted the Skol 6 race on a purpose built track just 160 metres long. It’s only in recent years of course that the sport […]

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An Unlikely Lesson in Empowerment

A couple of weeks ago I was camping at Durdle Door in Dorset. Britain’s Jurassic coast is a beautiful part of the country and a wonderful place to go walking. Good job I had my waterproofs as the South Coast had its fair share of wet weather that week. Rain I was prepared for, as […]

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Emenex Weekly News 8th 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 Role of Senior Management in Employee Engagement Following on on from last week’s featured research, we have looked deeper and highlighted the role senior […]

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What Our Political Leaders can learn from Business

As the official campaign for the 2015 UK general election is about to get underway on March 30th, it is fascinating to see the jockeying for position that is already taking place. Parties are already declaring that they would not work together under any circumstances, if no majority position is reached and a coalition needs […]

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What type of leader are you?

My husband has been looking to move on in his career lately, this has got me thinking about the people that I have worked for over the years.  I’ve thought a lot about what makes some managers great and others so rotten.  Until the day I die I will remember at least two people from […]

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Training for Trailtrekker – Taking the Tips Back to Business

Oxfam’s Trailtrekker is a 100km charity hike around the Yorkshire Dales that has to be completed within 30 hours.  No mean feat!  Around 300 teams of four people will be taking on the challenge, me included, in August this year.  As I’m no spring chicken (check me out on LinkedIn) I’ve started my training early.  Our […]

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