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Bad Behaviour in the Workplace - is it your Greatest Asset??

We all know it, we've all seen it - have you got that one staff member who just does ridiculously stupid things, like they are deliberately trying to make you angry??? Guess what - they probably are! Quite often some of the worst behaviours can come from your most loyal & passionate team-members. When we see this behaviour in the workplace the first q...

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How to build strong people, strong teams, strong culture!

Personal strengths are the characteristics of a person that supports 'best-performance', 'peak' performance or 'optimal' performance . . . whatever definition floats your boat really! So how do we get the best from our team? Through strengths-based coaching! By harnessing & developing innate strengths, individuals, teams & businesses can achieve s...

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Why You Should Choose An Introvert as Your Next Manager

Ever wondered why introverts make great leaders???? Consider the following strengths: Introverts tend to think before acting - great problem-solving abilities! Introverts prefer to think things through, rather than talk things through - no unnecessary gossip! Introverts have a depth of interests rather than a breadth of interests - you don't get muc...

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Recognising Individuals - it's not always about you!

"Thanks for today, everyone . . . . . blah, blah, blah . ." When was the last time you gave positive feedback to the individuals in your team??? A generic 'thankyou' like the example above can do more harm than good as we do not recognise what has been done, who has done it , or why you are thanking them? If you are looking to change the culture of yo...

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Sarcasm . . . it sucks in the workplace!

Australians love sarcasm . . . but it should never raise its ugly head in the workplace. It rapidly undermines trust between individuals and creates a culture of passive-aggressive communicative habits. For the deliverer - it offers short-term positive impact in the form of a quick ego boost achieved through undermining colleagues. For the receiver, it s...

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Workplace Culture - a symptom.......but what is the cause???

Often there are niggly problems in our organisations that, if left unmanaged, can spill over to become big problems. Being time poor, we are usually forced to look for quick-fix solutions to fix these issues and forge ahead. However........ How often do we ask "what is the cause of this problem? Why did this happen? Will it occur again?". For most of us - ...

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