Dec 01, 2020

 | Agile

How (fr)agile is your organisation really?

The journey to Agile can be so fragile that you run the risk of actually seeing a decrease in productivity, and therefore even less value delivered to your customers than before.

Nov 17, 2020

 | Feedback

Conversations, Not Comparisons

When our customers first start using Joyous, they are curious about how they compare to other organisations on response rates, average scores, and Joyous adoption. However, we believe there’s only one organisation that our customers should be comparing themselves to, and that’s their own.

Nov 03, 2020

 | Engagement

The Joyous Approach to Improving Participation

When organisations first start using Joyous, they are often also transitioning away from infrequent anonymous surveys. For whatever reason, participation seems to be one of two KPIs that are a major focus when using such anonymous tools.

Oct 22, 2020

 | Feedback

Let’s talk about team performance

You need to talk to your team about more than just their progress towards objectives. Talk about their learning and development. Talk about their wellbeing, the things that excite them about their work, and the things that get in the way.

Oct 20, 2020

 | Feedback

Removing the stress from feedback

When talking about work is something that happens all the time, between all kinds of people and for all kinds of reasons, then it becomes normalised. It’s just another thing we do at work, not something unexpected to be feared.

Oct 18, 2020

 | Employee Experience

Can I use my CX system to measure EX?

The majority of CX providers who are now stretching into EX are just looking for market expansion based on parallel tech. If you can deploy a survey for customers it's not hard to deploy a survey for employees, right? If you're a hammer, everything looks like a nail.

Sep 24, 2020

 | Employee Experience

A COVID Lesson in Change Management

Jacinda's story starts, like many others, in 2020 with COVID-19 and its impacts on the business she works in: a large print company. Faced with a rapid decrease in demand, the company was forced to make some tough, fast decisions. Many of which turned out to be costly mistakes.

Sep 15, 2020

 | Health & Safety

The role of psychological safety in workplace Health & Safety

If you want your team to feel like they can speak up when things aren’t going well, you should build a culture that supports and encourages openness and honesty.

Sep 08, 2020

 | Feedback

Adopting open employee feedback - a conversation with Firstgas Group

Firstgas Group has a serious focus on making the organisation the best place to work by building on their supportive and collaborative culture. All of which makes Joyous the perfect fit for employee feedback!

Sep 01, 2020

 | Leadership

Encouraging feedback from introverts

Just because people are loud doesn’t mean they’re right, or that their opinions are shared by everyone. How do you manage feedback when half your team prefers to go slow and keep quiet and the others are moving - and talking - at warp speed?

Aug 11, 2020

 | Joyous

Culture by design - redefining the Joyous values

At the start of this year we decided it was time to take another look at our values. Do they still represent Joyous? Are they still how we want to act and who we want to be? And if not, what should we change to set us up for success beyond 2020?

Aug 05, 2020

 | Joyous

Why leader responsiveness is critical to Joyous success

Ensuring that leader feedback remains consistent, genuine, and thoughtful over time is your best chance to keep working people immersed in those conversations long term.