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Despite many advancements in technology, the work culture of the Industrial Revolution is still dictating workforce practices today. This dehumanises the workforce and lowers performance.
HR is seen as a set of run-of-the-mill practices that culminate in a cost-center. What is overlooked is the power of transformational HR which can position a company’s HR function as a strategic partner.
Traditionally when businesses are planning to scale a very specific set of criteria need to be met. While one of these is headcount, very often heart-count is overlooked.
Failure to achieve goals has a direct impact on the business’ initial outcomes and on the growth and future potential of the employees which has a further long-term effect on the future performance of the business.
For generations “soft skills” have been seen as the domain of women and did not receive much respect inside boardrooms. Now we know that “soft skills” are actually the most difficult to come by. The time come to acknowledge the importance of these skills and allow women to impact the business world with their talents.
Research shows that employees are aligning themselves more and more with the Brand behind their employers. However, there is more to this than ensuring you have a carbon negative footprint.
All the topics above can be delivered as keynote presentations (customized to suit the needs of your conference or strategy session), or as interactive workshops. Bespoke speaking topics and workshops can be requested as well. Complete the booking form below for more information on booking a presentation or interview.
Human Beings not Human Doings
Despite many advancements in technology, the work culture of the Industrial Revolution is still dictating workforce practices today. This leads to the dehumanizing of the workforce and, in turn, to poor or inconsistent performance.
This presentation looks at workplace practices and their impact on productivity. It shows how this can be countered by the implementation of motivation theory in the workplace and also cover how the so-called happy hormones can assist in motivation. The talk is wrapped up by looking at perceptions around emotions in the workplace and describes how emotional intelligence can be used to, not only deal with those emotions, but also connect to the workforce. Contact us to find how we assist in bringing these learnings to your organization.