Is your work turning into a passion-killer?

Just the other day, I’ve heard someone say that the definition of a great culture and a happy workplace is people laughing together. I say, that's not it. To define a workplace as happy because there is much joviality is the same as saying your company culture is great because there is a ping-pong table…Read more Is your work turning into a passion-killer?

To my fellow woman

#tomyfellowoman this is how we stick together and strengthen ourselves at work. Share my pledge.

Settling for peace: A way out for South Africa?

By guest author Adv. Lukas du Preez. We are currently being bombarded ad nauseam with almost nothing but bad news in South Africa: extreme poverty experienced by a great portion of our citizens; horrendous crime statistics; low economic growth; continued corruption; lack of political morals; and the list goes on. Unfortunately, the reality of much of…Read more Settling for peace: A way out for South Africa?

What to do when change is slow, or doesn’t fit our own truth at work

By Barbara du Preez-Ulmi. Change is never easy - especially not if suggested by someone else, or if it's enforced through circumstances beyond your control. And change in the workplace is a challenge to itself. Employers may introduce changes to working conditions, structures and business models as a fait accompli. Employees often wish for certain…Read more What to do when change is slow, or doesn’t fit our own truth at work

New vs Old Workplace: Trends 2017+

What makes a workplace "new"? Labourflaws' infographic showing some of the core changes in how we design organisations, collaborate and grow together.        

Single working parents: double the burden, half the benefits

  By Barbara du Preez-Ulmi. As a working parent in South Africa, you are entitled to 3 days of paid family responsibility leave (depending). If you are a single parent, you pray your child will never get the Measles. If you are a single mother, it may be even worse due to the fact that…Read more Single working parents: double the burden, half the benefits

How to rule a workplace through values

A workplace governed by rules only creates more conflict, disputes and fear. Values however instill growth, participation and a sense of community. A company handbook that explains the core values is one way to cement a value-driven workplace.