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Wellness in the workplace: 4 ways to ensure healthier employees

More and more companies are beginning to understand the importance of health and wellness in the workplace, even offering certain perks within this space as incentives when recruiting new talent (i.e. on site gyms, yoga classes, meditation classes, or stipends to be used toward wellness endeavors). It’s certainly well worth it. A recent study demonstrated […]

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7 secrets to using praise to motivate employees

What workplace doesn’t want more motivated employees? After all, an employee who’s truly motivated is an employee who’s going to strive to put forth their best work day-in and day-out. So how can managers increase motivation in their team members? The answer might surprise you. It has everything to do with praise.     Praise […]

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5 ways to improve your know, like, and trust factor as a leader

There are a few things that people immediately decide within mere seconds of meeting you. Some of those things include deciding if you’re smart, if you’re successful, and— perhaps most importantly—whether or not they feel like they know, like, and trust you. Your ‘know, like, and trust’ factor is important when you hold a leadership […]

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How to organise a successful team-building event

Team-building events are steadily on the rise. More companies are beginning to realise that teams that work effectively together are far more productive. You can’t just throw a group of random people in the same office and hope for the best. Even a talented group of individuals will fail to achieve their goals without proper […]

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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 […]

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3 tips for a more effective performance review

As a manager, executive, or HR professional, chances are there’ll come a point in time when you have to give your employees a performance review. Performance reviews, simply put, are an assessment and evaluation of an employee’s performance in the workplace. A comprehensive review will identify the employee’s strengths and weaknesses, provide feedback, and help […]

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Empower your employees: 4 easy strategies you can start using this week

You’ve probably heard the expression before that your team is only as strong as your weakest link. This is especially important to keep in mind when it comes to companies and organisations. After all, employees are the building blocks of your business. The stronger the team you’ve assembled, the more robust that business will be. […]

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The importance of ‘purpose’ in motivating employees

The Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania once conducted a study involving the call center at a university fundraising organisation. Employees were separated into one of three groups at random: Group 1: The employees in this group read stories from other employees describing what they perceived were the personal benefits of the […]