The 20 most creative excuses employees gave for failing to come to work…

My last few newsletters have dealt with some ‘tough’ stuff and so as we approach the end of a challenging year, I thought it was time for some humour. As a personnel manager in the manufacturing sector I’ve heard my fair share of ‘great excuses’ but after doing a ‘Google’ search discovered some I’d never heard of and which totally … Read More

Healthy disruption versus dysfunctional chaos

Virtually every organisation or team I’ve worked with over the years employed me to help them change some aspect of their team or organisation. Whether it was to deal with a high absenteeism problem, a high turnover of skilled talent or simply the need to be more profitable — all were situations that required an intervention or change of current … Read More