Helen Hawkins, Author at Outposts
How happy are you?

How happy are you?

Are happier managers higher performers? Do happy managers perform better, or do good performers feel happier? Like the chicken and the egg, it’s hard to say which comes first but it’s possible to hypothesise that the two feed on each other. Research commissioned by...
Employee engagement and leadership

Employee engagement and leadership

Before we discuss the relationship between leadership and employee engagement, let’s start with a definition. A quick search on the internet came up with a few but I like this one from the Business Directory: “Employee engagement is the emotional connection an...
10 benefits of outdoor learning

10 benefits of outdoor learning

DOWNLOAD INFOGRAPHIC If taking your learning outside of the classroom seems daunting and you need some evidence for doing so then read on. Here are our top 10 benefits of outdoor learning! 1. Increased engagement and concentration It can be hard to hold concentration...
Why go outdoors?

Why go outdoors?

In an increasingly results-driven and time-pressured environment, making the case for time spent outside of the classroom can at times seem challenging. With the constant rounds of controlled assessments, reports, mocks and public exams, where is the time, or the...