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Greg Mitchell

Setting Expectations - The Evidence

Setting Expectations - The Evidence
We are sometimes asked about "the evidence" to support our exclusive 8 Elements to Success through People(c) Model (fair enough too!), so if you need some convincing about the value of 'setting Expectations' in your business, check out our latest infographic. Click on the image to view.

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Focus on Leadership and Culture: Oppositional

Focus on Leadership and Culture: Oppositional
In a previous blog, we introduced the Human Synergistics Circumplex™, a proven framework to measure, report, discuss and better understand individual and collective human behaviour, and their impact upon business and organisational performance (refer: Catching Smoke: A Proven Framework for Addressing Culture and Leadership ).  Today's blog foc...
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Being Accountable - The Evidence

Being Accountable - The Evidence
We are sometimes asked about "the evidence" to support our exclusive 8 Elements to Success through People(c) Model (fair enough too!), so if you need some more information on why we recommend you and your staff be accountable, check out our latest infographic. Click on the image to view.

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Greg Mitchell

Equipping Others - The Evidence

Equipping Others - The Evidence
We are sometimes asked about "the evidence" to support our exclusive 8 Elements to Success through People(c) Model (fair enough too!), so if you need some more information on why we recommend you equip your staff with skills to better your business and their productivity, check out our latest infographic. Click on the image to view.

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Greg Mitchell

Managing Risk - The Evidence

Managing Risk - The Evidence
We are sometimes asked about "the evidence" to support our exclusive 8 Elements to Success through People(c) Model (fair enough too!), so if you need some more information on why we recommend you manage risk within your business then check out our latest infographic. Click on the image to view.

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Greg Mitchell

Urgent, Important and Managing People - Lessons from Covey

Urgent, Important and Managing People - Lessons from Covey
A personal new year commitment to "better prioritise" has prompted me to reflect on the Time Management Matrix, originally proposed by former US President Eisenhower and more recently popularised in Covey's seminal work "The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People".  For those who are not familiar or need some reminding, the ma...
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Focus on Leadership and Culture: Perfectionistic

Focus on Leadership and Culture: Perfectionistic
In a previous blog, we introduced the Human Synergistics Circumplex™, a proven framework to measure, report, discuss and better understand individual and collective human behaviour, and their impact upon business and organisational performance (refer: Catching Smoke: A Proven Framework for Addressing Culture and Leadership ).  Today's blog foc...
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Greg Mitchell

EnableHR Feature of the Month: Contractor Management

EnableHR Feature of the Month: Contractor Management
We've had some great success lately helping our clients to better manage their HR and WHS responsibilities by supporting the implementation of EnableHR, a web-based system already in use by over 8,000 Australian organisations. Each month we highlight a specific feature of EnableHR. This month, we take a look at Contractor Management. Click the imag...
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Greg Mitchell

Effective Leadership - The Evidence

Effective Leadership - The Evidence
We are sometimes asked about "the evidence" to support our exclusive 8 Elements to Success through People(c) Model (fair enough too!), so if you need some convincing about the value of having 'Effective Leadership' in your business, check out our latest infographic. Click on the image to view.

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Greg Mitchell

Clear Vision and Strategy - The Evidence

Clear Vision and Strategy - The Evidence
We are sometimes asked about "the evidence" to support our exclusive 8 Elements to Success through People(c) Model (fair enough too!), so if you need some convincing about the value of having a 'Clear Vision and Strategy' in your business, check out our latest infographic. Click on the image to view.

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Greg Mitchell

Express Yourself!

Express Yourself!
​Let's face it…much of our success and satisfaction within the workplace (and beyond for that matter!) arises from the effectiveness of our interactions with others.  Sometimes, the challenge can be in clearly understanding what others need, want and expect from us. At other times, challenges can arise when we aren't sure of or don't adequatel...
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Greg Mitchell

Focus on Leadership and Culture: Achievement

Focus on Leadership and Culture: Achievement
In a recent blog, we introduced the Human Synergistics Circumplex™, a proven framework to measure, report, discuss and better understand individual and collective human behaviour, and their impact upon business and organisational performance  (refer: Catching Smoke: A Proven Framework for Addressing Culture and Leadership ).  Today's blog...
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Focus on Leadership and Culture: Humanistic-Encouraging

Focus on Leadership and Culture: Humanistic-Encouraging
In a recent blog, we introduced the Human Synergistics Circumplex™, a proven framework to measure, report, discuss and better understand individual and collective human behaviour, and their impact upon business and organisational performance (refer: Catching Smoke: A Proven Framework for Addressing Culture and Leadership ).  Today's blog focus...
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Are you Getting the Biggest BANG for your Training BUCK?

Are you Getting the Biggest BANG for your Training BUCK?
​As business owners and managers, we all know the importance of ensuring that every dollar we spend is working for us, so with employment-related expenses being amongst the largest expenses that most businesses have, it's essential to ensure that we invest particularly wisely in this area. Despite this, one area that often escapes scrutiny is staff...
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Leadership: Do Not Pass Go, Do Not Collect $200

Leadership: Do Not Pass Go, Do Not Collect $200
​Search for " leadership " on Amazon and you will be invited to purchase more than 117,000 books on the subject. It's been a prominent item of discussion in business improvement circles for decades.  This is not without good reason though, with effective leadership being a centrepiece of businesses that consistently achieve success. I often sa...
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Catching Smoke: A Proven Framework for Addressing Culture and Leadership

Catching Smoke: A Proven Framework for Addressing Culture and Leadership
​Objectively addressing matters such as culture and leadership in a business or organisation can be a tricky business. Individual views of what constitutes "good" cultures and leaders can differ for example, and pinning down just what our current culture "is" and what we need it to be, can be akin to trying to catch smoke – elusive and frustratingl...
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Greg Mitchell

8 Elements to Success through People(c) - The Evidence

8 Elements to Success through People(c) - The Evidence
We are sometimes asked about "the evidence" to support our exclusive 8 Elements to Success through People(c) Model (fair enough too!), so if you need some convincing about the value of more closely focusing on HR in your business, check out our latest infographic. Click on the image to view.
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Greg Mitchell

GROW Your People, Grow Your Success

GROW Your People, Grow Your Success
Effective Leadership is one of the core elements of our exclusive 8 Elements to Success Through People(c) model , and is key to diving business performance and profitability. ​One of the common attributes of highly effective leaders is that they are inevitably great coaches. They manage their people in a way that gets the best out of them...
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Greg Mitchell

Staff Recognition, Chocolate Frogs and More - The Keys to Successful Staff Recognition Programs

Staff Recognition, Chocolate Frogs and More - The Keys to Successful Staff Recognition Programs
Handing out a few chocolate frogs at a staff meeting does not in itself a recognition program make! ​So, you're taking the plunge and are planning to implement a staff recognition program….great stuff! It seems easy enough - throw out a few bottles of wine or movie tickets, shake a few hands, smile for the camera and you're done! Happy staff, happy...
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Greg Mitchell

The Perfect Workplace - What Would It Be Like?

The Perfect Workplace - What Would It Be Like?
​Cleaning out my office the other day (a task that has been many years in the making!), I stumbled across an article in an old edition of Harvard Business Review (May 2013) that's worth a revisit. The article explores the interesting issue of the ideal workplace.  Based on research by the authors, Rob Goffee and Gareth Jones, who canvasse...
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