Hear from the Apricot team on the latest information, opinions and thoughts around organisational health and creating a successful team.

Creating shared value for corporate social responsibility

The economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic will be felt long after life returns to relative normality. Thousands of small Australian businesses have been devastated and felt the impact in decreased trade, business closures, staffing ...

Investing in Female Leadership for the future

Investing in Female Leadership for the future Sheryl Sandberg once quoted, “I want every little girl who is told she’s bossy to be told instead that she has leadership skills.” This is the modern female leadership dilemma: what is ...

Coaching that understands health & wellbeing

“We are all in the same storm, but we are each in different boats” This recent quote serves as a good reminder of the need to find comradery in the storm but to recognize and acknowledge that the way we experience the storm is unique. ...

COVID-19: managing team anxiety

How can we support our staff through these changes? COVID-19 is causing anxiety at multiple different levels for employees and their challenges must be overcome quickly – how can we support employees through quickly adopting a new ...

COVID-19: engagement & communication

Engagement and communication during COVID-19  With COVID-19 now being declared a pandemic by the World Health Organisation (WHO) and the spread of the virus accelerating across parts of the world, organisations are preparing ...

Renting vs. Owning: Employee Engagement

As we partner with organisations around the world, employee engagement is a frequent and relevant topic. We find distinct variations in engagement from the different generational audiences. A common desire attributed most ...

Clear Purpose is the Key to Engagement

There is a lot spoken about engagement at present. Most executives realise that stronger engagement will drive profitability and organisational growth. Based on our research at Apricot Consulting through our Smart Culture Index (SCI) ...

OK, Boomer… OK, Millennial

Communication challenges between the generations aren’t anything surprising, but this new wave seems to have taken on a profound impact on both the Generation Z’s and the Boomer Generation. It started with a young professional in New ...