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  • Wednesday, 16 May 2018

    Stress, Burnout & Resilience: Is your Team Supported?

    It is unspoken knowledge that the modern Organisation is continually looking for more cost-effective ways to function and minimise their output expenditure. In a tough Economic climate, as these organisations look to “do more, with less,” staff often take the brunt of the stressful workload. Managers of these teams then find themselves in a difficult situation… stuck between a demanding and usually inflexible Organisation and Overworked and Burnt-out staff.

  • Monday, 14 May 2018

    THE BIG SHIFT… How Managers become the Leaders of Culture

    The seven seismic shifts of perspective and responsibility to lead a CULTURAL OPERATING SYSTEM.


    According to Michael Watkins HBR June 2012 , all the shifts a function head must make when first becoming an enterprise leader involving new skills and cultivating new mindsets. Here are the shifts and what each requires executives (including emerging or high potentials) to do:

  • Tuesday, 1 May 2018

    The FIVE Tendencies of Bad Managers

    Being the manager or supervisor is hard; especially when you need to counter the natural tendencies that separate you from the people you manage. Knowing what these propensities are can help you avoid them. Here is the top five to watch out for:

  • Tuesday, 1 May 2018

    The TRUE cost of BAD BOSSES

    Apparently, a plague of bad bosses is running rampant; so much so that, according to an Inc. study, 75% of workers say their boss is the worst and most stressful part of their jobs. How bad are they? Bad enough for 65% of respondents to say they’d rather have a new boss over a pay rise.

  • Wednesday, 18 April 2018

    Ask your staff: ‘What keeps you up at night?’

    You can't motivate people.

  • Tuesday, 17 April 2018

    What keeps Managers up at Night?

    Ten Things That Keeps Managers up at Night…and 10 ‘sleep solutions’ for each one.

  • Tuesday, 22 September 2015

    If Only We Worked the Way We Play Footy

    Engagement v Passion...what's the difference?

    Albert Einstein once said, “I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious”

    Think of how hopeless football would be if they played like we worked.

  • Wednesday, 16 September 2015

    Shut up and listen (why don’t leaders listen?)

    Why don’t leaders listen?...3 top tips based on this research

    To be an effective leader/manager whether in public services, the private sector or a family run business – you need to listen.

    So, why are so many people in leadership positions not good at it? Here are our top 3 tips based on this research on how to be a better listener.

  • Monday, 14 September 2015

    What is the “deal” with Business Emotional Intelligence?

    We think it is fair to say that organisations today need Business Emotional Intelligence more than ever.  Flatter structures require more self management, changing job roles requires greater adaptability, more competition demands more creativity, more pressure requires more emotional resilience and globalisation means more team work and more diverse customers, which require more understanding and better relationship management.

    Up until recently the main approaches to understanding and
 developing human behaviour and performance have been personality questionnaires.  But after feedback there can be a feeling of, “I am an Introvert. So what?“

    The much more important question is ‘How can I be more effective?’

  • Monday, 14 September 2015

    Do You Have Grit?

    very rare...very prescious

    There are a ton of qualities that can help you succeed, and the more carefully a quality has been studied, the more you know it’s worth your time and energy.