People Look to Leaders to Lead - Lessons from George W Bush - 2022 - Wattsnext Group

People Look to Leaders to Lead – Lessons from George W Bush

SHRM CEO Johnny C. Taylor Jr. interviewed 43rd President George W Bush in front of 20,000 human resource professionals. George W Bush spoke of the importance of humility, asking questions, seeking opinion and learning from the great leaders across the world. He said that leadership is not about the individual, but collaboration and intent.

How much information is too much? The balance between transparency and oversharing. - 2022 - Wattsnext Group

How much information is too much? The balance between transparency and oversharing.

Small organisations typically battle between the desire for maximum transparency and the worry it will all blow up in their face. The perfect recipe for disaster is small organisations (and their employees) wanting to keep the same level of transparency or familiarity as they double and triple in size. Now don’t get me wrong, transparency is great! A family feel, open door policies are fantastic but, in …

Queensland Leaders Update June 2022 - 2022 - Wattsnext Group

Queensland Leaders Update June 2022

Last week I had the opportunity to go to Queensland Leaders event for the first time – and there were a lot of things I liked about the session. Initially – there is an ‘Ask the Expert’ session where my senior Clint Adams and I paired up with Gary Myburgh, a consultancy business owner in the I.T space. He had …

4 Tips for Strategic Workforce Planning - 2022 - Wattsnext Group

4 Tips for Strategic Workforce Planning

In part 2 of my blog series focusing on Inflation, Minimum Wage and Strategic HR I’ll be covering what SME’s can do to better manage their workforce to set-up for long term success (if you haven’t yet read part 1, check it out here). This blog focuses on Workforce Planning and how adopting a well thought out strategy catering to operational …