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  • Biggest Loser Trainer Get’s Wrong… or does she?

    Biggest Loser Trainer Get’s Wrong… or does she?

    Posted 25/03/2013 By in GETTING THE MOST OUT OF YOUR PEOPLE With | 2 Comments

    The Biggest Loser is not a show I watch but I am aware of it.  I’m a bit of a fitness junkie and have had a long association with personal trainers so it’s certainly a theme I’m interested in.  I also don’t live under a rock so it’s virtually impossible not to know who Michelle …

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    • Would you survive the Game of Thrones?

      Would you survive the Game of Thrones?

      Posted 21/03/2013 By in INSPIRATION With | No Comments

      As the third season of HBO’s epic fantasy series ‘The Game of Thrones’ looms closer to our tv screens it got me to wondering.  ”How would I have coped in that sort of environment?” Let’s unpack the show for a bit.  There’s a clear divide between those with resources and those who ARE the resources.  There are megalomaniacal dictators, …

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      • Career Planning Simplified

        Career Planning Simplified

        Posted By in YOUR CAREER With | No Comments

        Career planning is the process by which you take stock of your interests, skills, wants and needs and make plans as to how you can identify and attain work that aligns with them. It’s been my experience that most people spend more time planning their annual holiday than they do thinking about and planning their …

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        • 6 Reasons We Resist Organisational Change

          6 Reasons We Resist Organisational Change

          Posted 10/03/2013 By in CHANGE MANAGEMENT With | No Comments

          There’s a saying.  ”A change is as good as a holiday”.   In some circumstances that’s certainly true.  However in my experience working in organisational change, as a practitioner of change or as a participant in the chance, this does not appear to be a shared belief.  I hear terms like ‘change resistance’, ‘change fatigue’ …

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          • Leadership Development…. the Starbucks Way

            Leadership Development…. the Starbucks Way

            Posted 07/03/2013 By in EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT, GETTING THE MOST OUT OF YOUR PEOPLE, LEADERSHIP With | No Comments

            Leadership is a critical ingredient in business success. Thought companies weren’t investing in developing their people?  I know I did.  GFC, economic downturn, rising unemployment, cost cutting, economic rationalisation, market contraction and all that palaver. Well think again. In a recent Fast Company article I came across this gem.  Starbucks recently ran their Leadership Lab in …

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            • Want a New Job?  Attitude Trumps Skills.

              Want a New Job? Attitude Trumps Skills.

              Posted By in INSPIRATION, MOTIVATION, YOUR CAREER With | 1 Comment

              So you want a new job. Perhaps your new job will have better working conditions, more money, increased responsibility or it’s an opportunity to have a new job that develops and stretches you?  Maybe, you’re heading the other way.  You’d like less hours, less stress, more fun, more flexibility.  Either way, you’re about to be …

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              • The Essential Ingredients of Rapport

                The Essential Ingredients of Rapport

                Posted 12/02/2013 By in EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE With | No Comments

                The Essential Ingredients to Rapport According to Daniel Goleman, a leading proponent of Emotional Intelligence, there are three critical ingredients to building rapport with another person.  But before I share them with you let’s just talk about why rapport is so important.  It’s simple really.  People do business with people they know, and LIKE.  Put …

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                • How to tell your Boss (and others) they suck.

                  How to tell your Boss (and others) they suck.

                  Posted 08/02/2013 By in GETTING THE MOST OUT OF YOUR PEOPLE, MANAGEMENT With | No Comments

                  A short guide to giving effective feedback. If the title of this post caught your attention chances are you’re not alone.  Many of us have feedback we want, dare I say NEED to share with others.  Now I don’t actually recommend the approach in the title of this post despite sometimes really wanting to but …

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                  • The Benefits of Engaged Employees to your Business

                    Posted 24/01/2013 By in EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT, GETTING THE MOST OUT OF YOUR PEOPLE With | 3 Comments

                    Taken from Work Force Analysis – a Business Reality Check – Profiles International, 2008 What is an Engaged Employee? Our studies found that when employees are “engaged”, they are excited and enthusiastic about the work they do and they are focused on accomplishing the task at hand. They are not easily distracted and will work extra hours …

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                    • Why Fix Disengagement in your Business? Simple. $$$

                      Posted By in EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT With | 4 Comments

                      This excellent post published by the Carnegie Management Group collates significant research from various sources on the state of employee engagement (or rather the high levels of disengagement) and the associated costs – estimated at billions of dollars per year in lost earnings and inefficiency in the US alone.  No, we’re not so different from …

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