Your Organisational Culture Garden

The best metaphor I have encountered for an intentional organisational culture is that of a garden. A garden holds the promise of growth, of future yields, of plenty. When tended with care, this garden will produce succulent fruit, lush greenery, and nourishment for...

Managing Talent In An Organisation

Often, when we talk about managing talent in an organisation, we think of the person’s skills and ability, but not the whole person. The ‘human resource’ term suggests that people are assets that need to be used productively by the organisation; therefore, it...

Adapt to your changing world

So, what’s stopping you? I noticed over the winter that I was daydreaming about what it would be like when summer comes, the freedom to move around and the joy of warm sun on my skin; planning what I would do then. I realised that I was drifting off again into the...

Staying Connected in a Disconnected Reality

Our New Reality We are all getting used to the virtual nature of our work in organisations. We are slowly seeing the positive and negative impact that this can bring to individuals, teams, and organisations. But how do we stay connected in this disconnected reality?...

Chameleon Skills Set Standards Of Excellence

Setting Aspirational Standards In any industry there are always organisations that stand out from their peers and set the standards of excellence that others in their field have to aspire to achieve. Based in South Africa, Chameleon Skills are an organisation that...

Connecting to Create a Climate of Trust

How is your internal climate? Teams are heralded as the means of success for organisations. Most work indeed happens in or with teams. However, assuming that teams are what drives success is overlooking an important factor. The unit of change in organisations is the...