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15 Ways You Can Improve Staff Happiness: Implement These Policies Today

Posted on July 12, 2017

15 Ways You Can Improve Staff Happiness: Implement These Policies Today

    Wondering how you can improve staff happiness? Go through this list of 15 items to see the biggest opportunities for your company.

     

    1.Transparency

    While promotions and pay rises are important, many employees value honesty and transparency above most other things. (more…)

15 Ways You Can Improve Staff Happiness: Implement These Policies Today

Posted on January 16, 2017

15 Ways You Can Improve Staff Happiness: Implement These Policies Today

    Wondering how you can improve staff happiness? Go through this list of 15 items to see the biggest opportunities for your company.

     

    1.Transparency

    While promotions and pay rises are important, many employees value honesty and transparency above most other things. (more…)

20 Overused Euphemisms in the Work Place (And What They Really Mean)

Posted on December 30, 2016

20 Overused Euphemisms in the Work Place (And What They Really Mean)

      It is a truism that truth works better than deception, as is the fact that honesty is more highly valued than fakery. So why do so many of us rely on the verbal equivalent of these two sins, when talking or writing or delivering sometimes really quite high-profile and important presentations?

    Why? Unfortunately, many of us have fallen into the habit of verbal mimicry and laziness that is characterized by the mindless regurgitation and over-use of verbal tics, management gibberish and meaningless faddisms of phrasing.

    The worst offender (or equal worst, tied with the buzzword bonanza I hate) is the EUPHEMISM.

    So let’s tear the euphemism edifice down!

    SIDE NOTE: The web defines euphemism as…

    “…a generally innocuous word or expression used in place of one that may be found offensive or suggest something unpleasant. (more…)