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Workplace happiness | Pelorus Consulting

Could this be Britain’s happiest workplace? Workplace happiness and productivity goes hand in hand with the successful fusion of extrinsic and intrinsic motivation. These may sound fuzzy and theoretical concepts. But when a company recognises their values and harnesses them for team development, the results are rock solid. Here we’ll…

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6 Steps to increasing Resilience in the Workplace

  Resilience in the Workplace – Why Boosting Makes Sense It says a lot that this year the UK Government has committed an extra £1 billion a year for mental health services by the end of the decade. The decision followed a report by NHS England from Paul Farmer, Mind chief…

The Power of Praise: A Guide for Senior Managers

Answer honestly. As a senior manager, how often do you give useful praise & feedback to your direct reports? Let’s put it differently. What do you think your people would say if they were asked, – how do you know if you’re doing a good job?  If you’re anticipating an answer…

Organisational Development vital for the Public Sector?

The public sector is continuing to face the biggest change in its history. With recent Budget Reviews impacting all Whitehall departments and the emphasis is on finding efficiency savings which means delivering the same with less funding. How will Pubic Service Providers be able to deal with this impact on…

What are the benefits of Team Development Programmes?

Team development was widely regarded as a key part of the England cricket squad’s success in retaining their famous Ashes win in Australia in 2010. Before leaving for Australia, England’s cricketers headed to Germany for a team development programme that included a range of experiential learning activities like assault courses,…

Challenging Managers to be “real” in today’s VUCA world

‘Putting people into volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous environments where they learn quickly from their mistakes can be hugely beneficial for managers,’ explains Jack Broadley of Pelorus. However, he adds there is a big difference between challenging and frightening people. And surely many managers in organisations today are stretched quite…

Turning Blue Mondays into Bright Sun Days

Are you sick and tired of your people being off sick and tired. Head Office, we have a problem? Blue Monday – the third Monday in January – is the one day in the year when, statistically, you can expect many more of your people to call in sick, it is…