Category Archives: Sustain

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

At Capacity Trust our aim is to improve the overall effectiveness of organisations. As part of our services we offer counselling services to individuals and groups either privately or in an organisational context. In the first of a series of posts on psychological conditions that may hamper your effectiveness we will have a brief look at PTSD.

After one has experienced a traumatic event, it is normal to feel frightened, sad, anxious, and disconnected. But if the emotions don’t fade and you feel stuck with a constant sense of danger and painful memories, you may be suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). In this article we review what is PTSD is, the signs and symptoms, risk factors, treatment etc.

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Kick-start the New Year

Kick-start the New Year

Kick-start the New Year

Are you suffering from Sunday blues? But now it seems to be the whole of January. Does it feel like you are weighed down by the mountain of things that need to be restarted etc.?

How about kick-starting your year with a new and fresh mind-set?

When working with individuals and teams we often find that the following three realities mess with their ability to start of the year powerfully: 1.) They lose their why in the holiday season, 2.) Their vision gets blurred and 3.) They focus on the loss of the good times and therefore lack drive.

Let us review these three factors.

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Top HR Trends 2015 – Continued

Top HR Trends 2015

Top HR Trends 2015

In our previous article concerning Human Resource trends for the year ahead we looked at the first 5 of the top HR trends predicted by Forbes for 2015 and if these trends apply to Namibia. In this article we will be looking at the next 5 predicted trends.

In continuation Forbes predicts the following trends in 2015: Mobile hiring and the mobile job search explode, Social media posts used to attract and retain talent, Succession planning becomes a top priority, Women continue to seize power positions in the workplace, More people stepping out of traditional career paths.

Let us continue unpacking these trends.

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Top HR Trends 2015

Top HR Trends 2015

Top HR Trends 2015

At the beginning of the year its always important to reflect on the year that was and try to learn the most important lessons associated with that year. Equally as important, is to look ahead at the year that is coming.

For the last few years we have reviewed what the international experts say will be trending in HR in the upcoming year and then to try to predict if those changes will in fact also be applicable in Namibia.

Forbes predicts the following trends in 2015; internships for Generation Z, millennials in leadership, honesty and leadership , widening of skills gap and the continuous job search.

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Keeping your New Year’s resolutions

Have you ever wondered why your new-year’s resolutions do not become reality? So many of my clients have decided not to have new-year’s resolutions because they only disappoint themselves with them. Many people have asked why this is and I would like to share some of the reasons I have found.

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