Archive for author: Michael

leaders

Why Training Your Leaders is Key

Increase staff retention High employee turnover is a bad sign for any business. What’s worse is not understanding why staff are leaving your business or not taking the necessary steps to solve any underlying issues to re...

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The Real Cost of Unproductive Meetings at Work

If you’re drowning in emails, stuck in unproductive meetings or tapping your fingers during a ridiculously long phone call, it can be hard to find the time to do any real work. Constant interruptions throughout the day a...

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Conflict Resolution Strategies to use in the Workplace

Australians spend a lot of time at work. In Western Australia alone, the average full-time worker devotes 41.1 hours a week to work. Combine that with a workplace of different personalities, opinions and managing styles ...

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How collaborative is your workplace?

Setting your organisation’s ‘Purpose’ and ‘Strategic Direction’ are tasks that we spend days, months sometimes even years perfecting.  However, some of the biggest challenges in executing your purpose and strategic direc...

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Road blocks to effective communication as a leader

There are big challenges when leaders are tasked with disseminating the organisation’s strategic objectives down the line and turning it into actions at the grass roots level. Some common communication challenges in hier...

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Three essentials to implementing your organisation strategic objectives

Most business understand that they need some sort of plan to achieve their strategic intentions but often a plan is created at an executive level and these leaders feel confident that everyone understands the plan.  Ofte...

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Workplace Bullying: The safety concern no one is talking about

If you’re not paying attention, there could be an almost invisible threat in your workplace. Sure, improved OHS policies and systems mean death and serious injury in Australian workplaces are on the decline. However, the...

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The unrealised potential of Emotional Intelligence

If your organisation was lacking in financial management capability, costing you significantly in unrealised income and impacting things like employee satisfaction, how would you seek to remedy the situation? You might c...

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How well do you use your emotions to manage conflict?

“If you only have a hammer, everything looks like a nail.” – Maslow This age old analogy might seem a little off the topic of emotional intelligence but what Abraham Maslow was essentially saying is that we can have an o...