Does KFC have a secret recipe for employee engagement?

Does KFC have a secret recipe for employee engagement?

The BBC’s ‘Billion Dollar Chicken Shop’ is the latest fly on the wall documentary to take cameras behind the counter and into the lives of KFC’s staff. What stood out immediately from this television programme was the positive, happy attitude of their staff that,...
A weasel and a woodpecker in the workplace

A weasel and a woodpecker in the workplace

Last week the image of a weasel taking a ride on a woodpecker’s back became an internet sensation. The photograph was taken by amateur photographer Martin Le-May from Essex. Wildlife experts believe the weasel was ready to go in for the kill, but ended up hitching a...
A mindful approach

A mindful approach

I have long been aware of the subject of mindfulness – a state of active, open attention to the present. However I recently attended a two day course which re-stimulated my enthusiasm for this method of self -control and self help. When you are mindful, you...