This past week has been fairly brutal. On Monday Australia was on tenterhooks as an unknown amount of people were taken hostage by a lone gunman in what has now been called the #SydneySiege. Tuesday morning we woke up to the news that two hostages and the hostage taker had been killed as police stormed … Continue reading Social Media & Connectedness In Times of Crisis
Yup, let's face it. We've all done it. Sussed out that new work contact on LinkedIn or Twitter (maybe Google Circles... or not) and judged them a little. Unprofessional photo (Wearing tinsel in his hair? Really?!) Mistakes in the description of the copywriter job she had... wouldn't recommend her to anyone! A bio written in … Continue reading Hard Truth: I Would Judge You On Your Social Media Profile
We've all done it. Attended a training session, a workshop or a conference and the person running the show is *@#^. You try to be nice and think that maybe they're using a style that doesn't sit well with you, or there's some point to all this that you're not yet seeing, but as time goes … Continue reading To Ensure Your Facilitator Isn’t *@#^ Try Thinking About This
How inconsistent messaging can be costing you more than you realise I've had some really interesting conversations with people, both online and in the flesh (shock horror!) after last week's post on ethics. To me, it seems like there is a clear consensus among individuals that if an organisation, public or private, uses its mission, … Continue reading Ethics, Values & Mission – Oh My!
Recently I read a really powerful article by HRTC founder Vanessa Wiltshire about difficulties she has had in her career, particularly in regard to ethical practices in the workplace and the huge emotional toll that can take on staff. We can all generally agree that; Ethical behaviour = good Making profit = good Ethical behaviour … Continue reading Ethics in the Workplace & Unintended Consequences