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Work-life balance – how to improve your work-life balance

Work-life balance – how to improve your work-life balance

“No one on his deathbed ever said, ‘I wish I spent more time at the office” – Paul Tsongas Work-life balance describes dividing one’s time and energy between their work and the aspects of their personal lives. Achieving a work-life balance is challenging. At times, at can be difficult to make time for family, friends, […]
Is Psychometric Testing the Backbone of the Success of a Company

Is Psychometric Testing the Backbone of the Success of a Company

Introduction When many people hear the concept of Psychometric Testing they become confused or sceptical about using them. The biggest reason for this is probably because they do not understand what Psychometric Tests really are. When one is confused about something, trusting it is hard. Have you ever lost out on something big because you […]
Governance Highlights from Warren Buffet’s Letter to Shareholders

Governance Highlights from Warren Buffet’s Letter to Shareholders

Every year Warren Buffet writes a letter to Berkshire shareholders highlighting key performance developments. This letter draws the attention of analyst and fund managers. As I was reading this letter  I noted key issues that were highlighted as regards to how corporate governance can be handled. Below I quote verbatim some of the key highlights […]
ZIMBABWE 2019: NATIONAL EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT BENCHMARKING REPORT

ZIMBABWE 2019: NATIONAL EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT BENCHMARKING REPORT

Employee Engagement is defined as a heightened emotional connection that an employee feels for his or her organisation that influences him or her to exert greater discretionary effort to his or her work. A study conducted by Gallup, Inc. in the 1990s identified Employee Engagement as the most important factor in helping companies grow. Several, […]

How to make the workplace less stressful and more engaging

We all know that excessive stress is a health hazard. The effects of employee burnout in the workplace have been seen to affect business performance. Workplace stress has been seen to make people nearly three times as likely to leave their jobs, temporarily impairs strategic thinking and dulls creative thinking. Research has therefore shown that […]

These Are The Exciting Facts About Nudging In The Digital Era

Decision making is influenced by heuristics and biases. Heuristics are commonly known as “rules of thumb”. Heuristics influence how people make decisions by lowering the amount of information to be processed when dealing with recurring issues. One example of a heuristic is the status quo bias. This explains why people are more willing to favour […]

Board Performance Evaluation

Good corporate governance now calls on Boards to look at their own performance. I have perused a number of corporate governance codes and practices across the globe and all of them now encourage board performance evaluations. There are two main reasons why  these evaluations are crucial: It gives the board an opportunity to reflect on […]
Collective Bargaining in the current volatile environment – Part 2

Collective Bargaining in the current volatile environment – Part 2

Last week I shared the challenges related to collective bargaining. This week I will focus on the strategies that can be used to deal with some of the challenges. Collective Bargaining is supposed to contribute to productive, stable and sustainable commercial operations. Collective Bargaining at the NEC level sometimes takes too long. Bargain at the […]

Q n A WITH DAVE MILLNER ON PEOPLE ANALYTICS

Memory caught up with David Millner, a people analytics expert to discuss people analytics and its impact on business. MN: What is people analytics?  DM: People Analytics is the use of business and workforce-based data and analytic tools to identify insights on people that enable faster, more accurate, and more confident business decision-making. MN: What […]
Q&A with Dave Ulrich on how HR can help  the Business win in the Market

Q&A with Dave Ulrich on how HR can help the Business win in the Market

An Interview with Dave Ulrich on how HR can help  the Business win in the Market Memory Nguwi caught up with Dave Ulrich to discuss pertinent issues facing the human resources profession, specifically how HR can add value to the business. Questions Memory: How do  you measure the performance of the HR department in an […]


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