Nicework Showreel: 2020

Reading Time: 2 minutes We’re at the end of April, four months into 2020 and it feels like we’ve been through a full year. We’ve done some exciting work so far, and we thought the best way to celebrate would be to update our showreel. We’re big fans of animation how effective it can be when used as a …

Staying inside and Self-Preservation with Documinute

Reading Time: 4 minutes South Africa’s lockdown was scheduled to end on Thursday, the 16th of April, but as you most probably know, it’s been extended for two weeks. We’ve seen the effectiveness of the initial lockdown with South Africa’s curve flattening — we have yet to reach our peak of infections, but initiatives like Ubuntu Beds are ready …

It’s going to be okay

Reading Time: 2 minutes The storm that is COVID-19 has left many of us reeling. As human beings, we are exposed to change daily, but nearly always in more palatable increments than this.  When the chaos eventually subsides, the landscape around us will be transformed. How will we adapt and change, to do what we do in a very …

One More Question: Conor Neill

Reading Time: 2 minutes In Episode #17 of One More Question, Ross sits down with Conor Neill, President of Vistage Spain, a Senior Lecturer at IESE Business School, and a sought-after Keynote Speaker on Leadership Communication. As an entrepreneur, Conor has founded 5 companies and built the third largest fleet of private jets in Spain. But it wasn’t always …

Helping the helpers fight Covid-19 and helping businesses look for opportunity in the new-normal

Reading Time: 4 minutes The rapid spread of Covid-19 across the globe has taken us into uncharted territory. Attempting to stop, or at the very least, slow down the spread of the virus is in all of our best interests. We have all had to adjust to what is, for now, the new normal. Nicework started working remotely a …

Work shouldn’t suck!

Reading Time: 5 minutes Work sucks. Say this to most people and you very likely will have found common ground. But work shouldn’t suck. The place where we spend most of our time shouldn’t be somewhere that we don’t want to be, because we end up resenting the work we do, the people we work with, and the companies …

One More Question: Andy Golding and Brad Shorkend (Part II)

Reading Time: 2 minutes Episode #16 of One More Question forms part II of our conversation with Andy Golding and Brad Shorkend, co-CEOs of Still Human. In this episode, Ross, Andy, and Brad discuss why you shouldn’t just hire for culture fit, why your organisation shouldn’t be a ‘family’, the value in creating a sense of belonging, and how …

One More Question: Brad Shorkend and Andy Golding (Part I)

Reading Time: 2 minutes In Season 2, Episode #2 Ross sat down with Andy Golding and Brad Shorkend, co-CEOs of Still Human, a company that helps small, medium and large organisations to become Companies Behaving Awesomely. Why ‘Companies Behaving Awesomely?’ A Company Behaving Awesomely is an organisation to which the best people want to come, do come, choose to …

The value in knowing your True North

Reading Time: 5 minutes Some leaders have long embraced the power of purpose in guiding an organisation to success, but until fairly recently, making that idea a reality has proved challenging.

We are seeing shifts in recognising the importance of purpose and how beneficial it can be when brought to the core of an organisation’s strategy.

How To Build A Community: Care

Reading Time: 6 minutes In its simplest form, the growth of an organisation usually means reaching new customers and convincing them to sign up or to buy what you’re selling. When gaining new customers becomes the principal focus of an organisation, the benefits of building a strong brand community are something that can easily be overlooked.

In the final episode of season 1 of One More Question, we spoke to Kevin Huynh and Bailey Richardson, founding partners of People & Company, about the importance of focusing on people that are already fans of your brand.