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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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Do Not Pass Go, Do Not Collect $200: Effective Leadership

Do Not Pass Go, Do Not Collect $200: Effective Leadership
"If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more, become more, you are a leader " John Quincy Adams In the first blog, we considered the importance of every business/organisation having a Clear Vision and Strategy. Indeed, it is in our experience so important to have a Clear Vision and Strategy that we refer to it as one of the tw...
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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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Do Not Pass Go, Do Not Collect $200: Clear Vision and Strategy

Do Not Pass Go, Do Not Collect $200: Clear Vision and Strategy
"The only th ing worse than being blind is having sight but no vision" Helen Keller As we rapidly head toward the end of 2016 and begin to plan for 2017, it's a good time to remind ourselves of the importance of every business/organisation having a Clear Vision and Strategy. Indeed, it is in our experience so important that we refer to Clear Vision...
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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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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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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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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: 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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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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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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How Strong Are the Links in Your Management Chain?

How Strong Are the Links in Your Management Chain?
​I'm sure we've all had the experience at one time or another of seeing apparently sound decisions fall apart at the point of implementation, or otherwise proceed but result in unintended consequences.  This can of course happen in connection with any type of decision, and staff-related decisions are certainly no exception. Indeed, training in...
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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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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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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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Work Health & Safety - It's Time to Take it Seriously!

Work Health & Safety - It's Time to Take it Seriously!
Che ck out our latest infographic which details some pretty strong reasons to take work health and safety seriously.
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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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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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