Set your humans up for success!

Set your HR Professionals and or Line Managers up for success by collaborating with us on Mentorship and or Coaching programmes. We offer affordable guidance and support from Senior HR Professionals providing invaluable insight beyond education.

Whether you are a newly appointed HR graduate or a mid-career HR Professional who has been identified for succession within your organisation or you recently recruited an HR Professional in a Senior position who is not quite at the level which you require. We offer to be their Mentee, holding their hand in developing them to where you would like them to be.
How developed are your Line Manager’s human skills?
Are they comfortable with holding crucial conversations, performance reviews, or disciplining their employees Or do they lump these responsibilities on to the HR function because they are not confident to action these themselves? Leaving Human resources to carry the Line or Business Unit Managers which places additional unnecessary pressure on Human resources.

BENEFITS to outsourcing your mentorship / coaching:

• A fresh perspective

• Building a strong professional foundation
• Coaching skills
• Confidential setting
• Identification of skills gaps
• Hands-on HR master class expertise

• No influence from internal business politics
• Sound HR advice

We are passionate about empowering your humans by developing them to excel in their roles and the ripple effect is productive, happy humans and a profitable business!

CONNECT with us today to develop a mentorship programme tailored to your needs. ➽ LETS CONNECT and GET STUFF DONE! ➽



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Your happiness advantage

Daily journaling is a practice that will help you clear your head at the end of your day. Where you reflect on your days experiences, interactions, thoughts, feelings and gratitude for the Joy’s in your life. It does require making that appointment with yourself at the same time every day, like everything else. I too forget to reflect and when I recognize I’m feeling a little overwhelmed I realise I need to get back to “putting pen to paper”. Once you have offloaded those hindering thoughts will no longer be hounding you. Write those letters to those who have hurt or angered you and do so until you feel at peace. We all deserve peace and owe it to ourselves to LOVE ourselves to BITS!

 

Much love ❤ now get writing! 🌠📚 .

 

 

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Your vibe attracts your tribe!

Have you found your tribe?

 

Humans have a deep need for connection and it forms a vital part of living a fulfilled life.

 

Your tribe provides you with social connection and companionship which will help you truly THRIVE in your space!

 

You can find an online group of people who share your interests, hobbies, take part in activities, or classes that interest you, volunteer in your community, sign up for a cooking class or a class in candle making, whatever tweaks your interest, that thing that you wished your were taught and have never gotten around to learning how to do.

 

There are no limitations to how many tribes you belong to either as each one fulfills a desire!

 

Your VIBE attracts your TRIBE!

 

Find your tribe today so you can start thriving instead of simply surviving.

 

Lets put ourselves out there together!

 

Much love💞🌈🦋🧘‍♀️💃🙏🌻

 

Start Over

Is your business becoming a daily GRIND?

 

I engage with clients who find themselves exhausted because they have had to step in and micro-manage their employees in order to get the job done in fear of losing business. They know their employees are unhappy and de-motivated, contributing to their bad attitudes towards their poor performance.

 

The reality is this management style is not sustainable and you will burn out if you continue to carry your people and your business. If you have had enough and want to change your situation, you need to shift from Micro-Manager to High-Performance Coach and get to the root of their unhappiness.

 

Are you interested in finding out what your generations of employees are CRAVING?

 

Some would say the younger generations come from planet Mars, Millennials seem to be held entirely responsible for craving development and growth in their roles. I thought I was not strictly classified as a Millennial, born prior to 1980, and VALUE personal GROWTH. According to Google, I am classified as a “Xennial” which is apparently an “older Millennial, how interesting, I still fit into the box!

 

 So, what can YOU do to fix your BROKEN CULTURE?

 

The employees who have stepped in and the younger generations stepping in, see business, processes, structures differently. They have new perspectives and insights on how you can achieve your desired outcomes and significantly increase productivity.

 

So, what then is preventing you from acknowledging their insights and taking on their suggestions and implementing those that make business sense?

 

It’s never too late to START OVER to get to the root cause of their unhappiness and foster a happy workforce and cultivate a GOOD culture!

 

This is a PROCESS and change will not happen overnight.

 

Inviting employees for Friday drinks will not improve their happiness levels immediately! Possibly an initiative to implement as part of your action plan after holding those crucial conversations.

 

Let’s dive into the heart of matters and transform your business into an EXCEPTIONAL one by creating alignment with your business values, fostering communication, focusing on strengths and leveraging TRUST.

 

Natalie Leach, CHRP

 

Old ways won’t open new doors

O L D vs N E W | Old ways won’t open new doors… obvious right?

 

We get stuck in the old ways because they feel safe, they are familiar, and you believe that this IS the only way. We don’t like to change things up because its damn scary! For me the old ways brought up self-doubt, judgement, anxiety, de-pression, and paralysis due to FEAR. So my new way is to embrace change, and reminding myself that I have the privilege, as we all do, to choose only those thoughts, opportunities, people, places, experiences, lifestyle, that supports my NEW way. Saying NO to what we do not want and YESSSS to what we do want.

 

If you had to choose between the OLD and the NEW way what words would you choose to describe each path?

 

New doors wont open without you knocking, which door will you knock on? RED or YELLOW?

 

I choose RED, that’s my YESSS Door!!! Red because it resonates with me and the words that come to mind are confidence, power, strength, self-love, courage, and bravery.

 

Spend a few minutes pondering on which one will bring you the results you desire.

 

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Do your employees know what is expected of them?

Job description/ profile writing

 

 

We often come across employers who have not issued their employees with job descriptions and or job/role profiles.

 

There seems to be much confusion around these two concepts and what the differences are between the two, so let me clarify this for you.

 

A job description is a summary of the job. It includes the resources required to perform the job, the reporting structures, responsibilities and the activities the employee will perform to carry out their tasks. Whereas a Job Profile elaborates on the job parameters and includes the purpose of the role (the WHY), defines WHAT needs to be done, and includes the Key Performance Areas (KPA’s) and the specific outcomes/deliverables required (the HOW) rather than the activities the employees need to carry out to achieve the outcome.

 

The Job Profile defines the standard required for each deliverable.Describing HOW the deliverable would be actioned if it were completed at a competent level. The key focus here is to ensure that the end-state is achieved against the required standard rather than focusing only on the activity to be completed.

 

What’s the benefit of developing effective Job profiles?

 

Job profiles lay the foundation from which most of your activities are structured. They assist with the process of workforce planning, compiling a Job specification, interview questionnaires, determining pay levels, tailoring benefit packages, and assessing performance.

 

They are instrumental in career development, goal setting, resolving disputes around performance and prove to be a legally defensible document in which the inherent requirements for the job are stipulated.

 

Employers often overlook the importance of developing these documents to the detriment of developing their humans, cultivating a more engaged workforce, managing their employees’ performance and growing their organisations.

 

It is not uncommon to find that organisations don’t have comprehensive job profiles and do include only a brief summary of the job description and listing activities, in their employment contracts in compliance with the Basic Conditions of Employment Act.

 

You may find yourself in a situation where your employee has not executed the tasks at your required standard. Based on this, you conclude that the individual is incompetent.

 

However, you have failed to specify the areas of responsibility in writing and reached a mutual agreement on their deliverables, and benchmarked the expected standard (evidence of competence) in a Job profile.  

 

If you choose not to prioritize developing job profiles, don’t be surprised when your employees are disengaged and uncooperative and you find yourself wanting to issue the employee with their First warning because they are not proving a profitable resource because they failed to achieve the performance targets you have set for them in your head.

 

The first question you may be posed with if challenged at a disciplinary inquiry is “Did the employee know what was expected of them?” followed by “Can you substantiate your claim with evidence?”

 

Avoid dealing with frustrated employees who don’t know what is expected of them, they have nothing to measure their standard of performance against in order to gain recognition and feel motivated to perform at their peak. Don’t leave your employees running around like headless chickens, give them direction, show them that they are valuable and that their contributions matter.

 

We appreciate that business is constantly evolving and that roles and responsibilities need to adapt to these changes, demanding an evaluation of your roles and reviewing your job profiles.

 

Always consider the bigger picture and what culture you are wanting to cultivate in your business.

 

Take a pro-active approach and lay the first building block in order to successfully structure your business activities and review these, ideally, on an annual basis or as operational requirements demand.

 

We partner with small and medium businesses to develop job profiles.

 

Natalie Leach- Independent HR Consultant

 

Celebrating the feminine

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As I reach over to the bedside table to press the dismiss button on my smartphone alarm, I think, “just another 5 minutes”, instead, I CHOOSE the thought, “5-4-3-2-1-GO!” #the5secondrule by Mel Robbins, which is so simple and yet so effective! I sit up in bed, light a candle, meditate, harmonize heart and mind, setting the tone for my best day ahead.

Women, womanhood, femininity, a quality, an essence which is enduring and timeless, it’s inherent nature is magical and holds everything together.

 

Sure we have flaws, we crumble, we crack, we freak out, as I write these words it reminds me of how my son and husband drive me to lose my S***T because of their inability to assist me with managing our home, despite the fact that they are treated like absolute Kings…almost always.

 

Can you relate?

 

Yip, sure you can, I know I’m not alone with this frustration! I too have those days where I open that bottle of red wine with the intention of drinking a half a glass to take the edge off after a stressful day, whilst preparing dinner. I won’t lie, one glass may have lead to a few more glasses which required me to blast the speakers with my favorite tunes and let loose!

 

You know I love a lounge disco, it’s readily available, requires no dressing up, there’s no one to pass judgment, I have full control of the media player and well, I have the choice to dance starkers too!

 

I gently lift my sore head off the pillow, pour a cup of lemon water and start my NEW day.

Tackling those daily tasks with LOVE and with SPEED, doing the school run, moving my body, corresponding to e-mails, coaching and consulting clients, completing HR projects, designing adverts for my INSTA, FACEBOOK, LINKED IN, TWITTER, and GOOGLE posts.

 

Of course, I want to take full advantage of the free marketing we get from the social media platforms, so I have had to research the “HOW TO’s”, and spent hours developing a content media strategy and having loads of fun playing on Adobe Illustrator!

 

Reflecting on my personal and business progress, setting new goals, planning my week, my business content plan to be shared, and scheduling my daily and monthly tasks into my diary for the week ahead are essential activities I need to do consistently to stay on track.

Scheduled into my diary too, “Search for new recipes”. While we were in the store isles to grab a few groceries the other day my son was complaining that he has lost complete interest in eating because my cooking is so boring and not flavorful enough! My attempt to ensure he is fed nutritious, healthy meals appears to not have been very well received, “BAD Mother!” I thought, “You deserve a slap on the wrist!” Just proves that because he is a teen doesn’t mean that I have stopped beating myself up for “Not doing the best I can for him”.

 

Taking our spoilt furry Basett Hound kids to the vet for their Paw-dicure is a funny story I have to share. So, I manage to get the Basett’s into the vets rooms and our younger male “Oliver” literally starts to S**t himself as the vet approaches him to pick him up and take him through to the rooms… can you deal?

Of course, he needed to be sedated to get his nails trimmed and the bill was 4 times more then what it should have been… Why I am even batting an eyelid about how this panned out is beyond me? There has never been anything simple or normal about our animals or our household for that matter…. So my productive day I had planned didn’t quite pan out as planned.

 

The Basett’s require exercise which seems to be solely my responsibility, grooming them, prepping their bone broth for their healthy meals, prepping our green juice and overnight oat jars too so I get to sail through my to-do list with ease and grace.

 

Allocating funds to those self-care rituals, the highlighting and dying of those grey’s, plucking or tinting the brows, bikini and lip waxes, let alone taking the time to sit in the salon whilst my mind is racing about what I still need to get through before I can have 30 mins to relax in whichever way works for me at the time.

 

After many decades I have learned that Self-care rituals are in fact not an act of vanity but energizing and empowering myself to be the best version of myself on my pursuit to LIVING my best life. By embracing these rituals I have learned to look forward to them and believe that it is my divine right and in order to give love to those close to me and to serve others, these are non-negotiable’s.

 

After evening dishes and meal prep for the next day I get to unwind and read a couple of pages of my self-help paperback, Oh’ Yes, and lastly the most important task, 5 mins before I slip into my sleep state, I affirm my “I AM” statements learned from, Dr. Wayne Dyer, “ I AM ABUNDANCE”, “I AM PEACE”, “I AM GORGEOUS” and any others I feel I need.

I hear some of you responding with “ What a load of WOO WOO”!

 

Why not GIVE IT GO? What have you got to lose?

 

You can only gain a POSITIVE MINDSET. 

 

Unfortunately, the reality is that we are all a little broken and have reinforced the “I AM NOT” statements, such as, “I AM NOT INTELLIGENT ENOUGH”, “I AM NOT GOOD ENOUGH” for a lifetime, so it will take time to unlearn.

 

I am sure many of you fulfilling feminine roles may relate to this snippet or maybe enduring TOUGHER circumstances, have LONGER TO DO Lists to get through on a daily basis, maybe raising larger families single-handedly whilst working in a professional career.

Nurturing, self-giving, vulnerability, and sensitivity– the very attributes of femininity to go under fire——can actually be our greatest STRENGTHS.

In HONOUR of celebrating the ESSENCE that represents, kindness, bravery, will, passion, grace, and light-hearted-ness.

“ I SALUTE YOU!”

 

Natalie Leach- CHRP

 

Stress Resilience Rituals – Step into those red heels darlings!

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STEP INTO YOUR RED PAIR OF HEELS DARLINGS,strike that power pose, and strut your stuff bravely, confidently and courageously!

So the reality of going it alone can be daunting at times especially when your projects have wrapped up and you waiting for the next one to start. My focus has been to keep my eye on the prize, to power through every day and hold the belief that the energy I am investing will not be in-vane and reinforcing that my efforts will bear fruit soon!

I found myself exhausted due to spending countless late nights at my desk researching, developing and marketing my brand, staying on trend, all with a super positive attitude whilst journeying through my personal transformation.

So after exploring and acting on the resources available to continuously improve the version of my service offerings, I was anticipating that phone call or e-mail inquiry. I finally got that call for an inquiry that sounded like it was “in-the-bag”! Shooo, what a relief! After shooting many arrows, I hit something! Super excited about the inquiry,  and the potential client went quiet. The final push for a response was received at the last minute and the service offering was REJECTED with no real clarity on the reasons to assist with improving my offering.

Can you relate?

This had the potential to drive me on a trip down self-doubt and or self-destruction streets OR I could CHOOSE to sail down the river of Resilience and practice these rituals.

So how did I choose to respond?

I chose to shed a frustrating few tears, and expressed a couple of Sh!ts and F*ck’s and then stepped into my gym shoes and realized that my gym was closed. So I streamed a You Tube workout video, selected my favorite playlist(you know those tunes that get you head banging in your lounge disco) and got my sweat on at the foot of my bed, in candle light –be-coz LOAD-SHEDDING! I must have been a sight to see!

I recovered, slept like the dead and woke the next morning to ask myself what lesson I needed to learn? What state of mind is going to help me get to my desired outcome?

I thanked my lovely teachers and put pen to paper. Observed my thoughts, feelings, and listened to the answer and then took action. 

What is my lesson?

My lesson learned is to develop the skill called RESILIENCE. We need to develop that “thick leather skin” which so many people I have engaged with seem to possess naturally.

Then there are people like me, who have had to develop this skill, defined as “the capacity to recover quickly from difficulties; toughness.

What positive outcomes have come from this?

The positive outcome from this experience is that I have learned a valuable skill which I will apply when faced with experiences such as these again, I have birthed my RESILIENCE RITUALS and have written an article to share my experience with you and empower you with tools to get through a similar situation.

What I have learned is that it is okay to FEEL VULNERABLE and then SNAP OUT OF IT! and then BOUNCE BACK EVEN STRONGER!

Only YOU can choose how you respond to difficulties. Its actually easier to FEEL and RELEASE, and then MOVE ON, then to stay stuck.  Its not an option for us to MOPE and DWELL there! 

I have listed my resilience rituals below for you to try out when faced with those tough situations.

RESILIENCE RITUALS:

  1. Kill yourself and your teachers with kindness. Beating yourself up about the “what if’s”, the “would’ve”, “could’ve’”, “should’ve ‘s” blah… blah… blah.., serve no purpose!  FEEL the emotion and ACT from a place of LOVE.
  2. Be brave.  Continue to put yourself out there! – Its tough, but POWER through! Keep walking tall, in those heels! Connect with your family and friends.            
  3. Stay Flexible. You need to be able to roll with the punches darlings. Its HARD I know, BUT DO some introspection and be flexible in figuring out what you should do next.
  4. Re-affirm WHY you are doing what you are doing.
  5. Reach out to those in a similar situation. You don’t have to navigate this on your own.
  6. Retreat. Do whatever brings you JOY.Take an Epsom salts foam bath, sauna, steam bath, book a massage, walk on the beach or forest, exercise, meditate, journal, draw, paint or craft. Do what ever helps you raise YOUR vibration.

NOW GO WITH THE FLOW

What did I do to unlearn my old thinking patterns and change my response?

I have changed my story by investing in an NLP Life Coach who is journeying with me, utilizing NLP Techniques to remove fears, limiting beliefs and replacing them with empowering thought patterns that will bring about lasting change.

What does NLP stand for?

NLP stands for Neuro-Linguistic Programming. Neuro, refers to your neurology; Linguistic refers to language; Programming refers to how that neural language functions. In other words, learning NLP is like learning the language of your own mind.

What is an NLP Life Coach?

A person who will journey with you to develop yourself using a range of techniques to help you develop new beneficial thinking patterns, shifting your behaviour towards achieving your desired outcomes. This methodology will assist you in removing old habits so you can be a better version of you.

I am so ECSTATICALLY EXITED about my positive life change and cannot wait to journey alongside yours.

Would you like to change your story? 

CONNECT with me and lets journey together in creating your new story.

Namaste!

Much love,

Nats

 

Natalie Leach, CHRP