Burnout, turnover and disillusion – words that have become more common as technological disruption continues to create angst in many industries. In a climate of skills shortages, business owners who want their employees to got the extra mile for them are being urged to do the same to retain their talent. Some businesses appear to be learning that lesson faster than others. Two of Bernard Powell's many goals for his company culture are "deliver happiness" and "create raving fa
HELLO THERE FOLKS! This marvelous book is a collection of contributions from our Mighty Tribe!
I can hear you asking: Why the……do you publish a book about your company culture? Well, here’s a few reasons for ya:
1. Once a year, we all get to write a book!
2. We love to share our unique, happy & high
performance & crazy culture with the world!
3. As per our mission, we like to deliver happiness!
4. We want to share our stories!
5. We hope to inspire others to put compan
Want to know what it takes to create an award-winning workplace, full of happy and engaged staff members? Hamilton’s Premier Group won IBM Kenexa Best Workplaces 2016 and general manager Bernard Powell was kind enough to run down just a few of the things they do to create a happy and engaged workforce across their 52 employees and 3 NZ locations.
His big message is that it’s not just one silver bullet when it comes to making your team happy at work, but that it’s the hundre
Paving stone company Premier Group International has today been named the best workplace in New Zealand by IBM Kenexa.
Managing director Bernard Powell credits the recognition - and exponential growth - to the company's focus on happiness.
"Our whole focus in business is on happiness. Happiness of our employees, our suppliers and customers - starting with our team," Powell said.
The Waikato-based firm prides itself on meeting its annual 'BHAGs' - "big hairy audacious go