The KISS approach towards the small everyday wins

It's no coincidence that we bring up the subject of KISS during the month of Valentine's. Who doesn't love an approach that embodies efficiency and results? The concept of Keeping it Simple originated as a design principle back in the 1960s. Among its peers are popular variants such as "less is more" and Occam's Razor. [...]

By | 2018-02-14T13:49:49+00:00 February 14th, 2018|Blog, General|

Forward strategy: the next level

You've laid the foundation, set the bar and let everyone know what the organisation is in store for. What's left is your forward strategy - building continuity and achieving your vision, one step at a time.   What is forward strategy? At its most basic, forward strategy refers to the second ongoing part of the [...]

By | 2017-12-20T09:13:31+00:00 December 13th, 2017|Blog, General, Industry Trends|

Creating a harmonious workload balance

What is balance, and why should you aim for it? Suppose for a moment you are standing in a square room, with tables in each of the four corners. On each table sits one of your goals: something that you want to achieve, acquire or reach. With this scenario in mind, how would you know [...]

By | 2017-08-10T12:35:05+00:00 August 10th, 2017|Blog, General|

Communicate business strategy to staff for enhanced effects

Your company strategy may be the brainchild of your best strategic minds. It may even be the best possible path forward. But it probably won't come to a proper fruition unless everyone comprehends and accepts it. Why business strategy is for everyone to know You will struggle to move forward as a company if you [...]

By | 2017-06-09T15:07:20+00:00 June 9th, 2017|General, Industry Trends|

Flexitime – it’s about planning and trust

One cannot underestimate building trust and utilising it in creative ways to boost both performance and satisfaction. The result? Most often, a lot of happiness. Where you start is less important than starting In October last year, we opened up about how employers could help cut down on traffic congestion. While it is impractical to [...]

By | 2017-06-05T08:57:24+00:00 April 12th, 2017|General, Industry Trends|

Creating a successful company strategy

Strategy is one of the most vital elements to planning a successful business approach. Consider this: a good strategy bridges goals, vision, values and operations management. As a result, you should be meticulous when the time comes to discuss it. Probably fewer than half of the companies out there have a well-defined approach to strategic [...]

By | 2017-08-18T11:33:02+00:00 February 13th, 2017|General|

Financial literacy – something for all staff

The notion of providing a sound understanding of basic financial literacy is not new. It is, however, a notion that grows in importance, as finances permeate further and further downwards within company structures. In addition, individuals can use what they learn from work-based sources to aid them in their private lives. Financial literacy under the [...]

By | 2017-01-12T14:09:05+00:00 January 12th, 2017|General, Industry Trends|

Managing client-facing events

Our recent successful official launch of our Managed Services portfolio taught us several important lessons about corporate events. Short of an event planning company or a department dedicated to this, few SMEs inherently have the skills for full-out event management. As a result, this shortfall is thus often covered by applying more work hours and [...]

By | 2016-12-14T08:19:01+00:00 December 14th, 2016|General|

Work-based ways to alleviate transport congestion

We work in a country where places are often separated by some distance. Additionally, transport options to and from work typically require a lengthy commute. Add this to a lack of viable public transport in many instances. It is thus easy to see why commuter traffic is so congested. As a result, and until we [...]

By | 2016-10-18T15:41:46+00:00 October 18th, 2016|Blog, General, Industry Trends|
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