The pace of life and work

These last couple of months, I’ve noticed a significant rise in requests from companies to help them with two critically important issues. The first one, is finding a solution for their workforce, who oftentimes experience a gigantic work overload, resulting in a continuous feeling of being stressed. The second issue has an entirely different nature,…

A Herculean Giving Tuesday: be the first

Today, Tuesday 29th of November 2017, is Giving Tuesday. While this day of international generosity may be less known than its big brother Black Friday, the underlying idea of it is marvelous. Stressing the importance of solidarity and donations, Giving Tuesday offers businesses, charitable organizations and individuals alike the opportunity of raising money through the…

Corporate Wellbeing BASF

Every week we concentrate on one of our customers and how they achieve happiness in their organization, how they keep their employees motivated and how they concentrate on corporate wellbeing. Which actions do they take to accomplish these goals? Today we’ll be taking a look at BASF, the world’s largest multinational chemical company. BASF takes good care…

Work-life balance is easier when your manager knows how to asses performance

The best thing managers can do to support working parents (and in fact all employees), is to get better at one of the most basic and most of the time poorly executed functions of being a manager: performance appraisals. A lot of managers dislike doing performance evaluations, and so do their employees. The usual complaints about them…