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Breaking Free from the People Pleaser Trap: How to Overcome the Need to Please at Work

Being a people pleaser is a common characteristic that many individuals possess. It is the tendency to prioritise the needs and desires of others over their own. Understanding the people pleaser mentality is crucial to break free from the trap and regain control of your life. People pleasers often have a deep-rooted fear of rejection […]

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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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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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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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The top 9 TED talks on leadership from 2019

One of the best ways you can invest in your leadership development is through continual learning. Fortunately, in the age of the internet, there are scores of opportunities online to do just this—often for free. Podcasts, for instance, have become increasingly popular in recent years, allowing leaders to learn top strategies from some of the […]

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How to recognise and nurture leadership potential

True leaders can be few and far between in even the most powerful of industries. Nurturing the leadership potential of star employees now will reward your business immensely in the future. Before you can do this, it’s important to know how to see their leadership potential in the first place. You’ll then be able to […]

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Want to get started with a leadership journal? Here’s how

In our last blog, we discussed the benefits of keeping a journal, especially if you’re in a position of leadership. In fact, journaling for as little as 15 minutes a day can potentially improve a person’s confidence and self-awareness. Others report benefits such as better organisation, improved decision making, improved attitude, enhanced intention, and positive […]

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Want more high-performance days as a leader? Keep a journal

Can keeping a journal boost your leadership skills? In our last blog, we took a close look at the most common daily habits that highly successful leaders tend to practice every morning. One of those habits—and one that you’ll find countless CEOs, executives, managers, and leaders extoling across the board—is journaling. In fact, in Hal […]

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5 questions to ask your employees in their next performance review

Ideally, a performance review isn’t conducted as a monologue. Instead, in addition to providing feedback on an employee’s performance, you’ll also help the employee set goals, gain clarity on their needs, and get a better understanding of how they can best reach their fullest potential. Asking the right questions during each performance review that you […]

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9 signs your company has a healthy workplace culture

    The average Australian spends more than 44 hours per week at his or her job. Working in a healthy environment has a number of great benefits.  This is one of the many reasons why you need to ensure your organisation has a positive atmosphere. Let’s take a look at 9 clear signs that your company […]