The journey continues…

By Monday, August 31, 2020 0 No tags Permalink 0

Nathan shares some thoughts about his recent move, getting out of the comfort zone and "being curious" about the future. It’s been an interesting ride over the past 2 years with Shireburn Software: helping the company reshape it’s long term strategies, re-evaluate their HR practices and redevelop their software processes. Despite COVID and the storms it ...

An engaged workforce – your organisation’s superpower!

Throughout our work with business leaders it is frequent that the subject matter of employee engagement or satisfaction or motivation is brought up. tr And while the novel coronavirus COVID-19 did heighten some of the employer's anticipation of decreased employee motivation, the reality is in fact quite positive. tr You know the saying, 'when the going gets ...

Training Fund Update & Eligible UP Programmes

By Monday, May 25, 2020 0 No tags Permalink 0

The training fund for businesses, the Investing In Skills Scheme  has recently been updated, allowing applicants to claim even more training costs back and easing the application process and shortening the lead time. The main highlights of the revisions in the scheme are:  increased training cost reimbursement to €25.70 per trainee per hour wage cost reimbursement increased to €5.15 per hour and is ...

Vistage Malta Supports Business Community

Community support should never be doubted, all the more when times are tough. fgfd 60 years of dealing with crises successfully fgfd For over 5 years Vistage Malta has been supporting local and foreign businesses through the provision of regular, trust-based conversations. Meeting monthly, groups of like-minded business leaders will meet to confide and share the various strategic, leadership, ...

Organisational Health

Patrick Lencioni meets UP Ltd. Credit: The Table group For those who have not heard of Patrick Lencioni, he is an internationally acclaimed author who, amongst other titles, wrote “The Five Dysfunctions of a Team”. Last week I had the pleasure of sitting in an exclusive seminar reserved for Vistage Chairs delivered by Patrick on Organisational Health. fgh Below ...

Reaching Out to Reach UP

During uncertain times, like the one we are currently living through, our basic human fear factors kick in as a response to a potential threat to our well-being. Our bio-reactions are triggered by the most primitive of our brains in order to preserve our existence.  These fear factors generate a myriad of emotions that are limited ...

Finding Your Inner Greatness in the Lowest of Times

We have all been affected on an emotional and/or economic level by the impact of COVID-19. This blog explores how we can maximise our strengths and unlock our potential in this crucial time. Tapping into our inner strengths will enable us to survive this difficult situation and come out of it even stronger than before.  Creating ...