Cordialism: How the best companies lose their flavour.

Cordialism: How the best companies lose their flavour.

Why would a security company lose R 2 million per year to it’s own thieving employees and feel the need to develop a “culture of integrity”? Isn’t integrity a fundamental aspect for operating in that industry? This was t he intriguing question Erik was faced with when that was the brief from a client. It has everything to do with culture, and not necessarily dishonesty. Global research shows that a mere 21% of employees are fully...

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Still hanging in there?

Still hanging in there?

How have your New Year’s resolutions been holding up? If you are or if you’re already looking for the next thing you want to try out for 2015, consider the following: Get to know your customers and clients better. You might think you know them and what they want and need pretty well already, but think about your other goals. It might put what you think you know about the people you want to please most into perspective. Is one your other...

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Happy 2015!

Happy 2015!

This is probably what your Facebook feed was filled with. What probably also filled up your newsfeed was the “new year, new me” posts and tons of New Year’s resolutions. You probably even made a few yourself. One resolution you should seriously consider for the new year and business is working with key company data throughout the year. If you do not have the time, you should consider making some in your busy schedule or working closely...

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Employee Behaviour can batter the bottom-line

Employee Behaviour can batter the bottom-line

Behaviour is defined in the World English Dictionary as ‘a manner of behaving or conducting oneself’. Staff behaviour in the corporate sense can be defined as ‘conduct by employees’, i.e. what employees do. This conduct leads to a company developing a unique atmosphere, which results in a specific modus operandi. The effect of employee conduct on the success of the business cannot be overstated. It is, after all, the employees who are...

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