employee engagement

How to Create a Positive Coaching Environment

Many organisations aspire to achieve this kind of open, positive and supportive environment as workplace coaching is growing in popularity. What started off as one-to-one coaching sessions for individuals, turned into organisation-wide coaching initiatives aimed at nurturing future leaders and is now becoming a new foundation for effective workplace culture. 

However, establishing and maintaining a coaching culture in the workplace can be challenging and take long time to achieve. 

Here are three steps to help you along the way:

How Treating Staff as You Do Your Customers Boosts Employee Engagement

Companies offer lucrative pay packets, exciting projects and flexible working practices to attract "the best and the brightest". However, after the thrill of this chase, what is your retention strategy? Will talent simply move on to the next company that woos them with bigger and better pay packets, benefits, responsibilities?


According to Gallup.com, just 30% of the workforce feel engaged in their jobs. Gallup estimates that this costs $500 billion in the US alone.

Why Employee Health and Well-being Matters in Business

I had a pleasure of interviewing  Ella Justin, HR Business Partner at Morgan McKinley,who spent the last 10 years working in an HR sector on numerous projects and initiatives. One of Ella's areas of expertise is workplace well-being so I talked to Ella about how well-being is received among the employees in her company and how it can essentially affect the bottom line of the business.