Need to Have or Nice to Have: The 6-Hour Work Day

Imagine your house keeper, children’s nanny, security guard or gardener (basically someone who personally works for you) came and talked to you about the 6 hour work day, and mentioned how it would increase productivity, reduce presenteeism, reduce their sick days and increase their job satisfaction. Would you give it to them? Continue reading Need to Have or Nice to Have: The 6-Hour Work Day

Mentoring: What H.R can learn from Epic Adventures. 

“Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn.” ― Benjamin Franklin It’s generally agreed [in so far as social scientists can agree on phenomena] that the first five years of a childhood are fundamental for development; be it physical, mental, or emotional. Interestingly, UNICEF reports that only 6% of children in Zambia under 5 are enrolled in a preschool. … Continue reading Mentoring: What H.R can learn from Epic Adventures. 

R-E-S-P-E-C-T

Aretha Franklin was on to something when she sang; “R-E-S-P-E-C-T Find out what it means to me” More and more people are professing and insisting on the importance of respect in the workplace. Several phenomenon have lead to these assertions. I’m of the view that foremost among these is the changing employer-employee relationships which have been given a voice  with the advent of millenials in the workplace. … Continue reading R-E-S-P-E-C-T