The Power of “Kumusta?”

How many leaders are truly interested in their employees? Yet, this is a key factor in building employee trust and commitment!

How do you connect with your employees, whether you are in HR or a business leader? For employees, what’s the best way leaders could get to know you more? Please share in the comment box below.

The Art of saying “Thank You” in the Workplace

Happy Monday! How was your weekend?

Here’s something to help start your week on the bright side!

One of my first assignments as an HR practitioner was to arrange a “Thank You Day” where the leaders will go around to say “Thank You” to their staff and give them doughnuts.

It was a major hit…

…for ONE DAY.

”Happiness” died down the day after.
Engagement survey came around a few days later. The scores remained low.

They scratched their heads wondering why the doughnut event did not positively impact engagement scores. I scratched mine wondering they thought it would…

Do you have a similar experience? Would you like to share what happened?

Please read on for more on The Art of Saying Thank You in the Workplace.

Soar from Setback: How Darlyn, Creator of Belle de Jour, Made Magic Happen

Are you or someone dear to you going through a career setback? Has it ever happened in the past? Then, this article is for you!

There’s a huge change you have at least heard of, if not own a collection, of the Belle de Jour (BDJ) Planners. Yes, it’s that creative, inspiring and empowering planner that disrupted the game of the planner industry. But, did you know that it was bourne out of a career setback? Yes, bourne out of failure!