Author: Kateena Mills

15 May

Yuck! Girl’s Germs!

This morning, reoccurring confusion around toothbrushes got me thinking about implicit biases. You know, those automatic thought processes that aid in the efficiency and speed with which you can process information? They can sometimes leave a little to be desired on the accuracy front. For example, with the toothbrushes! My boyfriend confessed that he, once

13 Feb

Company blog ticks all the boxes

As I sat working on an upcoming presentation for a client about blog writing I reflected on the benefits of having a company blog and expecting employees to contribute. At wattsnext it is a part of each and every employee’s role to prepare blog content for our social media platforms on a regular basis. For

21 Nov

From happy baby pose to corporate power pose

I love hot yoga, I’m not overly good at it however spending 75 minutes sweating my little heart out forces my mind to focus on nothing but breathing and contorting my body into the appropriate positions and I walk out feeling like I have accomplished something. Recently as our yogi-master was talking us through a

03 Oct

Every business can change the world

I have previously written about the importance of business owners/leaders knowing the purpose of their organisation, ensuring they can articulate this, and embed it into everything they do. Increasingly prospective (and existing!) employees are looking to work for organisations whose purpose or mission, and values align to their own and provide a vehicle for them

22 Aug

Am I “sick enough” to take sick leave?

I am writing this blog from the (relative) comfort of a chair on my balcony on my very own sick leave day. I injured my back and so rather than have to spend some of my work day laying on the floor of the office, whinging to my colleagues and generally having them feel sorry

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