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HootSuite comes to Hi Gemba
Gemba is pleased to announce that we are now a HootSuite Solution Partner
is a social media management system for businesses and ... [ more
Why I LIKE LinkedIn Endorsements
Recently I have seen many discussions on social media and been
asked about the value of LinkedIn endorsements. Whilst it certainly
seems to be a ... [ more
What is the difference between Business Networking and On-line Networking?
it turns out, not a lot!
Like many people, when I was made redundant I decided to use
it as an opportunity to work for myself.
The ... [ more
What is a ‘Social Media Influencer’ and why are they important to business?
influencers can be defined as ‘individuals who have greater than average reach
or impact ... [ more
New Year Resolutions - How Smart Are Yours?
It’s that time of year again, the time for New Year
Resolutions. It is a time when people think about things they want that can’t
be just given ... [ more
Ever Wondered which DiSC® style Father Christmas is?
DiSC® is a model which describes people’s behaviours. It identifies
4 main behavioural types, the first initial of each type makes the word ‘disc’ ... [ more
How to Make LinkedIn work for you
what you want to get out of LinkedIn. Some people use it as an online CV;
however, it can be so much more than that. ... [ more
Mind the Generation Gaps(s)
Of course there is nothing new about tensions between
generations, however, with the default retirement age now abolished and people
having to ... [ more
Ready, Set, Engage!
If you are in business you should be interested in
‘engagement’, whether that is engagement of workers or engagement of ... [ more
Why Businesses need to play more!
Gamification is the use of game design techniques and mechanics to enhance non-games. It can be a powerful tool for influencing ... [ more
What is DiSC Profiling?
DiSC® is a
personal assessment tool used to improve productivity, teamwork, and
DiSC profiles help you and your ... [ more
What's Wrong With Blame?
In a culture of blame when things do go wrong there is a
rush to find someone to blame and to ‘punish’ them. So people tend to ... [ more
Coaching in Business
Sir John Whitmore in the book Coaching for performance
defines coaching as
‘Unlocking a person’s potential to get the most of ... [ more
Leadership and Employee Engagement
In today’s competitive work environment every organisation needs to understand
the job, organisational, and interpersonal factors that ... [ more
Learning vs Training
I recently went to the World of Learning (WOL) exhibition at
the NEC. A question posed was ‘is the future training or ... [ more
Five signs your business could benefit from being Lean
Do any of the signs below apply to your business?
You struggle to meet delivery dates ... [ more
Hi Gemba Open Day! Find out about DiSC Profiling
week I have been busy planning an 'Open day'/'Drop in session' for my Learning
and Development business. Hi Gemba is ... [ more
Have you ever noticed?
some people just wind you up and you don't understand why
some people just don't 'get you' but others ... [ more
Why should SMEs get ISO certification?
The Government recently launched a new service called 'Contracts Finder' to provide access to Government contracts to SMEs. However, ISO ... [ more
Develop Your Staff and Improve Your Processes
This isn't really a full blog, I'm still 'flexing my muscles' on using the 'babeEblog' system that Profile Builder have provided me with, so bear ... [ more