How to increase productivity and innovation whilst also increasing employee satisfaction and retention….

The extrovert ideal in the workplace I read an extraordinary book recently about introvert and extrovert traits and how they affect us all.    Aside from some fascinating science about what makes us as we are, there was a chapter about our inbuilt traits in relation to our workplaces and productivity. Like many if not … Continue reading How to increase productivity and innovation whilst also increasing employee satisfaction and retention….

The true value of carers to society!

There is a report in the Guardian today about how few young carers receive support from their local councils that they are entitled to.  (https://www.theguardian.com/society/2016/dec/27/young-carers-no-council-support-childrens-commissioner-england-study) Of course the reasons for this are many-fold, councils are facing unprecedented cuts and also not everyone who is a carer is known to their local council - often people, … Continue reading The true value of carers to society!

Benefit Analysis – what are your benefits going to be?

Benefit Analysis How does a business work out what the benefits will be?   Following on from my post on the Benefits Realisation Process,  I devised a method for this. Log the benefit – spreadsheets work well for this Record the value, use of time saved etc Classify the benefit Classification Cashable, non cashable, intangible, … Continue reading Benefit Analysis – what are your benefits going to be?