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So far Amy Gray has created 8 blog entries.

Where is your leading leading to?

By Tracey Swanepoel I clearly recall the rock band, Talking Heads’ mid 80’s hit, Road to Nowhere. Its somewhat anthemic rhythm tends to reverberate around my head in frustration, post an encounter with a business that is unclear about its strategy. For many of us that use Waze or Google Maps we know that nothing

By |2022-04-11T05:24:47+02:00April 11th, 2022|Uncategorized|

How to lead from the heart – especially during a crisis

By Tracey Swanepoel During the emotionally charged and uncertain time of Covid-19 I’ve had more conversations about emotions with leaders than ever before. I guess trying to survive a deadly pandemic brings emotions bubbling to the surface. What an amazing opportunity for leaders: to acknowledge that people may be frightened, uncertain, exhausted. To empathise with

By |2022-04-11T10:29:09+02:00April 10th, 2022|Leadership|

Don’t sell your Office, Build Your Culture: Our Tour of King Price

If you like this article, you might like our workshops on developing the hybrid workplace.You can find out more at the end of this piece. By Amy Gray According to the New York Times, 2020 saw the office market fall to its lowest point in almost three decades. Previous world economic hubs like London

By |2022-02-16T12:56:38+02:00February 16th, 2022|Human Resources, Leadership, Learning and Development|

OD and Politics: Organisational Development’s role in a changing Africa

By Amy Gray Industrial and Organisational Psychologists are not politicians, but perhaps they should have been. South Africa’s ongoing transformation from 1994 brought many policies for Organisational Developers to enact, but the Industrial and Organisational Psychology field provided little relevant support and education. We recently discussed these issues and the highly politiciced socio-economic history

By |2022-02-14T08:23:12+02:00February 11th, 2022|Human Resources, Leadership, Uncategorized|

Assess and Transform the People Creditworthiness of Your Organisation:

THE PEOPLE EXCELLENCE STAR AS STRATEGIC ORGANISATIONAL STRESS TEST by Theo H Veldsman Ongoing disruptive innovation has become the key competitive edge for organisations in staying ahead of the game in the inimitable, experience-based economy. As the sole source of imagination, creativity, innovation, and invention, people have moved centre stage in the continued viability

By |2022-01-28T12:07:14+02:00December 3rd, 2021|Uncategorized|

Beyond Salaries: Why you should care about Personal Finance in the Workplace

Our Interview with Val Leeming “If businesses want to succeed in the new world, they must have top-notch human-centred systems to tap into the true potential of their employees (Norman, 2021).” Paul Norman, the Group Human Resources Officer for MTN, suggests that the next era of HR will bring human centricity back to the

By |2021-11-22T12:50:56+02:00November 16th, 2021|Human Resources, Leadership|

How to Eat Your Way to Better Mental Health

By Guest Blogger: Dietician Kim Martin If you’ve ever witnessed a toddler tantrum after they’ve hit a sugar-low, you’ll know that poor food choices can impact mental health. What we put into our mouths really matters, and choosing a diet rich in whole foods is key to improving mental health. We should really consider

By |2021-12-01T11:47:17+02:00November 3rd, 2021|Uncategorized|

Should employees still get leave in a Post Covid World?

In KR’s recent interview with Dr Mark Bussin, remuneration expert and speaker for the upcoming HR: The New Agenda conference,  we asked him to comment on his views of a leave policy in a post-covid and pro-hybrid working world. His answer may be surprising to the HR community, and certainly to employees everywhere.  “If

By |2021-12-01T11:49:24+02:00October 26th, 2021|Uncategorized|


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