Unf*ck = To correct a situation (or yourself, if necessary)
Being a Work Pirate is all about creating a better world for everyone. It's about breaking the rules and replacing them with better ones, causing good trouble and creating bolder, braver and more purposeful organisations.
You become a Work Pirate when you’re fed up with the misuse of power and exploitation of people in work.
It’s a mindset you adopt when you need to create change.
Provocative On Purpose
We didn't want to become the same old, run-of-the-mill people consultancy. One with generic, vague, corporate-sounding missions that don't mean anything or excite us, our clients or our community. Our sweary mission is designed to stand out, provoke and bring awareness to the workplace chaos that needs addressing.
Some 21st century workplace crises
You don't have to look far to see that there is much work to be done.
The Great Resignation
Disengaged team members
Rock bottom mental health
Profit before people
What we're doing...
With over 40 years of combined experience, we bring a collaborative, professional and
engaging approach for business leaders to unf*ck their people problems.
We focus on Employee Selection, Coaching, and Leadership Development.
The wider unf*cking work mission
We can't solve every workplace problem. However, our wider mission is to bring awareness and a platform to other change makers to share the burning issues, what they are doing about these, and the practical tips you could implement.
Unf*cking Work Podcast
Listen to the latest episode by clicking play or heading to wherever you usually get your podcasts.
In our monthly podcast, listen to James & Michelle discussing the current workplace hot topics, followed by a change making guest who shares their wisdom and tips. Previous topics include: neurodiversity, job crafting, the 4-day work week, confronting toxic workplaces and corporate trauma, and more.
The Unf*ck-It List
We asked our community of Work Pirates what they could do to unf*ck work. This is what we all came up with...
1. Be a Human
Treat people like adults and allow them to bring their whole selves to work, work to their strengths and stop with the perfection.
2. Have Good Conversations
Have those vital conversations that need to happen, don't shy away from doing the hard stuff.
3. Sort Out Leadership
Train those who lead people on how to do people leadership.
4. Stop The Hustle
People are not machines and can't keep going no matter what - they will eventually break. Promote the importance of rest and play.
5. Create Better Workplaces
Design organisations that work for people, putting the right foundations in so people can do their jobs.
6. Be a Pirate
Help people challenge the way things are done with a focus on doing the right thing (which is often not the easy thing).
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