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A Simple Approach to Having Difficult Conversations

Learn seven common mistakes that people make during difficult conversations and how to combat these with effective communication strategies. Usually, difficult conversations can be resolved quickly if they are addressed ...

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The Difference Between Leadership and Management

Learn more about the difference between leadership and management and why you need skills in both to be a great leader.   During the early stages of our leadership training, we always pose the question, “What is the...

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The Power of an Abundance Mindset

As an organisation that focuses on building organisational capabilities through developing leadership skills, Future Institute has invited Mark Iriks, a local successful entrepreneur and leader to share his thoughts on ‘...

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Developing Leaders: Conflict Resolution in the Workplace

For leaders to effectively perform conflict resolution in the workplace, they must first identify how they currently manage conflict and understand the benefits of dealing with conflict constructively. Through self-aware...

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Leading Beyond 2025

We all love fantasising about the future and imagining what our world will be like in 10-20 years. Will Facebook still be around? Will the iPhone 20 enable hologram conversations, or will Virtual Reality be ingrained int...


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...


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

Article outlining strategies to resolve conflict 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 ...