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The Art of Paying Attention

Recently I read two articles that I found interesting – one about the myth of multitasking and the other about emotional contagion. They got me thinking about just how powerful paying attention is as a leadership tool. Watch the video, or read on. The article on multitasking described how biologically we are incapable of attending […]

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Change Coaching Development Leadership New Job

Making a Smooth Transition into Your New Job

Watch the video, or read below: Congratulations on your new job! After a solid process, several interviews, meeting the CEO, and waiting for what seemed an age for the call, you have been offered and accepted a new role. It’s a great opportunity; a promotion, more responsibility, and a great fit for your skillset. The […]

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Change Communication Employee Engagement Leadership Motivation Organisational Culture Resilience

4 Ways to Help Employees through Change

Change is the six-letter word that makes most of us cringe. Ask anyone how they feel about change, and most people will tell you it’s not their favorite thing to experience in life. That’s because change can be incredibly difficult and more than a little stressful—especially when change occurs in the workplace. Here are 4 […]

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Coaching Development Leadership Personal Brand Potential

A Tasmanian Success Story – Taking it international in an age of COVID-19

2020 was a pretty tough year for business in general, and a sector that has taken a big hit is training and development. Many operations shut their doors, some permanently, as everyone struggled to cope in the wake of mass cancellations. In a couple of short weeks, the industry went from boom to bust. For […]

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Adaptive Teams Coaching Communication Employee Engagement Leadership Management Motivation Relationship Building Teamwork

5 Critical Keys to Becoming a Trusted Leader

Becoming a Trusted Leader: “We can build our leadership upon fear, obligation, or trust. However, only a foundation of trust results in the collaboration and goodwill necessary to achieve our peak performance.” – Roger Allen Watch the video or read on for the transcript. These words are certainly true. Trust in leaders plays a central […]

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Mindfulness Positivity Psychology Resilience Stress

7 Ways to Combat Work Stress

Even if you’ve discovered your dream job, you’re not immune from work stress from time to time, simply because everything in life doesn’t always go perfectly according to plan. Whether you’re battling work stress every day or just once in awhile, there are some effective techniques you can use to relieve it. Learning healthy ways […]

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Employee Engagement Extrinsic Vs. Intrinsic Motivation Leadership Management Organisational Culture Productivity Teamwork

What is Employee Engagement Really?

Employee engagement is often misunderstood. In fact, there are two types of engagement – rational engagement and emotional engagement. One is nice to have, but the real value comes from capturing hearts as well as minds. Join Ros Cardinal, Managing Director of Shaping Change as she discusses the differences. (6 mins 54s watch time). If […]

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Adaptive Teams Development Leadership Management Productivity

10 Essential Project Management Skills You Must Have in 2021

The purpose of project management is to meet all the project goals within the stipulated resources. Project management is one of the important aspects of any organisation. A project manager must meet all the qualities that are essential in creating a life cycle for a project. This ensures high productivity for a project as well […]

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Adaptive Teams Hiring Leadership Management

Soft Skills vs. Hard Skills: Why They Both Matter in the Workplace

Hiring new employees is always a challenge. Sometimes, it’s a struggle simply to find qualified candidates. Other times, there can be a mountain of resumes to go through as you try to determine the best fit for an open position. Traditionally, companies hire people with the most impressive education, experience, or trade skills. However, these […]

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Productivity Workplace

Home Office Design Tips to Boost Productivity

It’s no secret that our environment largely impacts our morale and productivity. It’s hard to operate at your highest potential in a space with dull colours, poor lighting, and too much clutter. For this reason, it’s imperative to master home office design tips that can make all the difference. When you do, you’ll no doubt […]