THE FUTURE OF WORK IS HERE

Robots aren’t going to take everyone’s jobs, but technology has already reshaped the world of work in ways that are creating clear winners and losers. While no one knows what artificial intelligence’s effect on work will be, we can all agree on one thing: It’s disruptive. All it takes is to type in the words … Read more THE FUTURE OF WORK IS HERE

THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA

When setting the stage for an ideal toxic workplace the Devil wears Prada until today, remains one of the greatest examples of all time. Andy (Anne Hathaway) is a recent college graduate with big dreams. Upon landing a job at prestigious Runway magazine, she finds herself the assistant to diabolical editor Miranda Priestly (Meryl Streep). … Read more THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA

INTERNSHIPS – THE ROAD TO NOWHERE

Like all millennials seeking a career foothold, Elsie Korir, a graduate of Moi University, took an internship – a road to nowhere –  at an upstart production company at age 26 as a way of breaking into movie production. Inspired by our very own Lupita Nyong’o she too wanted to make it to hollywood, and … Read more INTERNSHIPS – THE ROAD TO NOWHERE

Ooh La La, Millennials

Though the exact years differ depending on the source, millennials are roughly defined as anyone born between 1980 and 2004. That’s quite a large group. As a so called millennial myself, I have worked with many fellow millennials but also with leaders and managers in organizations struggling to balance a multi-generational workforce. In a few … Read more Ooh La La, Millennials

Start the week differently; make work fun, engaging & inspiring

In today’s world of employment the majority of us spend more time with our peers, colleagues, line managers, teams and in the work environment than we do with our own families, friends and in our home environment. As much as there are high volumes of content and many resources available on work-life balance and work-life … Read more Start the week differently; make work fun, engaging & inspiring

Want to work differently? Start by practicing inquiry before judgement at work

Each week presents an opportunity to contribute to a better work environment. In previous articles, I focused on engagement & appreciation at work  and making work fun, engaging and inspiring  The list is by no means exhausted but it is fair to say that there is a lot going on in today’s working world. Faced with these day … Read more Want to work differently? Start by practicing inquiry before judgement at work

What makes training stick: the trainee, the training and the workplace environment

Many HR practitioners are in the business of training, managers frequently see it as a solution to address performance issues within their teams and more and more of the workforce are demanding and expecting a formal training to come their way now and again. But what actually makes training stick after the curtains have closed, … Read more What makes training stick: the trainee, the training and the workplace environment