The Bad Apple Problem

2021-11-04T10:52:36+00:00November 3rd, 2021|Categories: Culture, Leadership, TEAM|

You are likely to be familiar with the term "one bad apple spoils the barrel". The meaning here is that the rot in the bad apple will spread to all the other apples in the barrel, thus destroying the barrel of apples. What happens when we apply this logic to people in a team? What is the "rot in the apple" behaviour that is not in keeping with the team environment? It

Triple H for Killer Communication

2021-09-24T11:18:15+00:00September 24th, 2021|Categories: Clarity, Communication, Culture|

The past 18 months has been a real-life case study in communication. As keen linguists we looked on watchfully. What has unfolded in the main has been quite under whelming and lead to so much confusion and challenge. Communication is also at the route of the majority of issues we encounter in the world of work. It can vary from a lack of clarity, to conflicting information, or our personal pet peeve,

The Commercial Value of Happiness

2021-03-11T15:33:47+00:00March 11th, 2021|Categories: Culture, Engagement, Leadership|

Have you ever heard the term “Happy Cows Produce More Milk”? In the dairy farming world its commonly known that the happier the cows, the greater the yield. The same is true of people. When people are happy we are more productive, it’s common sense really. Yet, business doesn’t act upon this basic premise. It’s not all about paying more money either. There are simple things, that literally cost nothing in their

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