Nov 2017

Nov 30, 2017

Industry News

Intrinsic Motivation

Think of all the peaks and valleys that we experience within just one day: First thing in the morning, with a workout and an espresso under our belt, we're feeling like a walking advertisement for…

Nov 28, 2017

Industry News

Extrinsic Motivation

We all have motivation that ebbs and flows. Some mornings you wake up energised to get to work and power through that to-do list. On others, you smack the alarm clock, curse the morning and give yourself…

Nov 21, 2017

Industry News

Match stick vs Candle

Think of motivation as a lit match and discipline as a lit candle. One burns bright but fast. The other burns bright but steady. One ends soon. The other knows how to keep itself going.…

Nov 17, 2017

Uphando News

IAFCI Western Cape Chapter Meeting

Uphando Forensic Services is a member of the International Association of Financial Crimes Investigators’ Western Cape Chapter. As such, our delegates attended the last meeting of the year which took place at the @PwCSouthAfrica offices in…

Nov 16, 2017

Industry News

Fraud in small businesses

Ever found yourself thinking "My business is small, there's no way that any fraud can take place". Well... you would be wrong. The biggest mistake business owners make is believing that they are immune to fraud,…

Nov 14, 2017

Industry News

International Fraud Awareness Week

It’s International Fraud Awareness Week! Uphando Forensic & HR Services is a proud supporter of this initiative and would like to shed some light on this sensitive topic. The reality is, if we do not…

Nov 9, 2017

Industry News

Correcting by coaching

Another technique a manager can use to maintain the balance between motivation and discipline is correcting behaviour by coaching. Coaching isn’t a trait that comes naturally to everyone. It isn’t an intuitive skill, nor is…

Nov 7, 2017

Industry News

Three Strikes – Is the employee out?

Implementing any strict disciplinary policy in the workplace comes with pros and cons. The so-called “three strikes” rule is no exception. To ensure the effectiveness of this technique, outline actions that lead to punishment and…