Archive for September, 2011


Don’t reward staff…it doesn’t work and science proves it

We believe that if we pay our staff more money they will perform better. A respected HR blog last week suggested that this is what is needed to get things going again. (I couldn’t believe what I was reading). So we design performance reward systems to entice staff to work harder. For some staff this works. For the overwhelming majority it doesn’t. And there is at least 40years of hard scientific evidence to prove this is not the way to get things going!


I hate my boss! 6 must ask ‘promotion questions’

Before promoting anyone ask them the ‘6 promotion questions’. Failing to do this, history shows, will  cost your organisation more than you can imagine. Inspired by recent real-life events, this post highlights the single biggest reason why businesses are losing money and great staff everyday.