A happy employee is an engaged !employee

In this blog we hear from Leigh Mackay of Work Wise Wellness Ltd, sharing insights on the links between employee engagement and wellness. At Cerulean we always emphasize the importance of meaning and purpose in people’s working lives and in a recent article for Training Magazine Europe, Leigh has given Read more…

by Lesley Aitcheson, ago

When training succeeds or fails

As providers of management training courses, it appears to us here at Cerulean that not every company really ‘does’ training. Some seem to feel that there just isn’t the right return on investment from training, so they will cut it out altogether, or only do a certain minimum amount that Read more…

by Lesley Aitcheson, ago

Managing Stress

What is stress? Can we define stress? A pioneer of stress research, Hans Selye, wrote in 1956 that “stress is not necessarily something bad – it all depends on how you take it. The stress of exhilarating, creative, successful work is beneficial while that of failure, humiliation or infection is Read more…

by Lesley Aitcheson, ago

Unconscious bias

Think you’re rational? Think again! The power of your unconscious in decision-making… By definition, we don’t notice how unconscious bias influences our actions – we are all essentially products of and shaped by our cultural norms and life experiences. These biases are what make us who we are as individuals Read more…

by Lesley Aitcheson, ago