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Employee Engagement: Creating the Emotional Connection to Work

Employee Engagement: Creating the Emotional Connection to Work Overwork, anxiety, and lack of challenge and recognition have coloured the overall emotional connection of workers to their jobs, according to a Towers Perrin study. Here are some pointers gleaned from the study on how to bridge the gap between how workers feel and how managers perceive […]

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Communication Influencing Leadership

What Will You Do When Your Boss Rejects Your Ideas?

What Will You Do When Your Boss Rejects Your Ideas? (4mins 24s watch time). Watch above, or read on… If you’re like many employees, you may have a boss who says he wants new ideas, but then shoots down each proposal that you bring to him. As a result, you’re frustrated by such contradictory messages, […]

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Brain Hacks for More Happiness

Brain Hacks for More Happiness. Happiness is a habit, it’s like an inside job, so to speak. We can maximise our opportunity to be happy by understanding what happens in our brains, what brings us a chemical high of being happy. The limbic system is the part of the brain that controls our motivation, behaviour, […]

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13 Virtual Team Building Ideas for SMEs

Many virtual team building exercises are meant to encourage your team to collaborate on finding a shared solution to a problem. A successful activity will provide workers with the opportunity to get to know one another while also allowing them to leverage their abilities to engage in a game or event. Excellent virtual team-building activities […]

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10 Critical Drivers of Performance at Work

10 Critical Drivers of Performance at Work – a case study. What drives high performance at work? Watch the video, or read on: I facilitated a session with a client to capture learnings from a significant crisis. To cut a long story short, we had some devastating bush fires here in Tasmania and my client […]

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Managing Workplace Conflict

Managing Workplace Conflict Confrontation and conflict between people is as old as…well…people. Any time you have humans operating together there are going to be times when people disagree, don’t get on, have differences of opinion or just plain can’t stand each other! So how should you manage workplace conflict? Watch above (4 mins), or read […]

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Building a Powerful LinkedIn Profile That Gets Results

One of the most critical things to invest time in when looking for a job is your LinkedIn profile. It works as your online resume or portfolio that continues to benefit you even when you sleep. Creating a powerful LinkedIn profile is a great way to build and boost your personal brand. Many employers check […]

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7 Brain Hacks That Boost Productivity

7 Brain Hacks That Boost Productivity. Productivity is important. There are many obstacles to productivity, such as a lack of focus, a lack of intention, a lack of stamina, and too many distractions, to name a few. Hack your brain and increase your productivity with these 7 strategies. (3 minutes 41 seconds watch time, or read […]

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4 Key Characteristics of a Leader That People Want to Do Their Best For

You can’t make people give you discretionary effort There are 4 key characteristics of a leader that people want to do their best for… I was meeting a business contact for a coffee recently and we started talking about getting the best out of people. My contact works in an industry that can be quite […]