Always about people

At Morphos, we understand it is always about people

Families, Corporations, Non-profits, Business Partnerships, Sales Teams, Manufacturing Line, etc…

At the core… it is about people like you and I.

  • “Organisations Don’t Innovate, People Do!” – M.Ditkoff
  • “The way your employees feel is the way your customers will feel. And if your employees don’t feel valued, neither will your customers.” – Sybil F. Stershic
  • “Everything rises and falls on leadership” – John C Maxwell
  • “Companies with engaged employees outperform those without by up to 202%” – Dale Carnegie
  • “What can you do to promote world peace? Go home and love your family” – Mother Teresa

The question that begs asking… do we really know people?

  • Most business leaders think that financial rewards drive performance
    • Our Response: To a certain extent, yes. But do also consider how recognition and flexible work arrangements may contribute to retaining staff and minimising burnout
  • Some business leaders believe the larger the team, the better the performance
    • Our Response: Yes, provided you can manage the conflicts arising from increased diversity, and ensure that no one is loafing around
  • Some managers think that people management is the HR’s job
    • Our Response: If you have a strong HR they can take care of the legal and admin requirements, they might also put in place practices to ensure workers are hired for the right fit, but day-to-day people management is the job of the line manager. You can observe performance, give timely feedback and rectify behaviours more effectively than HR

So, what can be done?

We need to have a few key shifts in our organisations today:

  • Every manager is a people manager – learn how people function, learn to manage people, learn to lead
    • Morphos can provide: manager coaching, leadership coaching, customised training, leadership diagnostics, team diagnostics, assessment of organisational culture, tracking and monitoring of progress
  • Leaders on every level – find your passion and purpose in life and align the work you do to who you are
    • Morphos can provide: leadership coaching, life coaching, personality diagnostics, customised training, tracking and monitoring of progress
  • Empowered HR – go beyond the mundane to establish a credible, objective, and strategic voice
    • Morphos can provide: leadership coaching, organisational diagnostics, customised training, big data analytics, HR analytics, workplace psychology research, HR advisory services, business partnership services, design and implementation of strategic HR initiatives
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