Leadership

Strategic Plan & The Future of Work and Workplaces

Strategic Plan - The Future of Work and Workplaces

In a recent Forbes article Tracey Brower made ‘5 Predictions About How Coronavirus Will Change The Future Of Work’. One prediction is that ‘Your boss and teammates will be more empathetic about your work-life’. Brower claims, ‘After having been home so much….managers and colleagues will have new respect for life’s demands, and appreciation for all-things […]

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Investing In The Right Relationships

Investing In The Right Relationships

A Harvard Business Review ‘Management tip of the day’ recommended the prioritisation of working and spending time with colleagues that help one to feel fulfilled  and to minimise interactions with colleagues one finds depleting. Essentially the article was a call to action to invest in the ‘right relationships’. I fully agree with the focus on investing […]

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Is It Time To Re-Frame The Language?

Is It Time To Re-Frame The Language?

In an earlier post titled ‘Who Really is the Difficult Conversation For?’ I discussed the four stages for ensuring a clear and factual communication exchange that is both productive and constructive. Such a conversation is not just about conveying information, it is also about using the exchange to build rapport, understanding and professional relationships. In light […]

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Collaborative Leadership and LOVE?

Collaborative Leadership and LOVE

Collaborative Leadership and LOVE? I was recently reading an article about the principles of ‘Collaborative Leadership’. The author suggested that “Principled Leadership’ required a leader to be clear about their own values as well as those of the organisation and be able to articulate them. The author then gave examples of the values that they believed […]

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Happy ‘Optimist’ Day Australia!

Happy ‘Optimist Day' Australia!

Happy ‘Optimist’ Day Australia!  This Friday in Australia (and the whole Southern Hemisphere) marks an important day – it is the shortest day of the year – or the winter equinox. Which means that from Saturday onwards the days get a minute or so longer each day as we hurtle out of Winter and head towards […]

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Strategies To Build Remote Teams

Strategies To Build Remote Teams

I was reading ‘Ideas on helping remote colleagues bond’ and it struck me that it is not just remote workers who can feel excluded and isolated.  Much of my work is with on site staff who are in contact with their colleagues on a daily basis yet do not feel part of a team. What creates […]

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When To Raise Your Voice

Workplace Harmony Solutions When to raise your voice

Why does someone raise their voice at other person/s in the workplace? Some staff will raise their voice in the workplace to express or release frustration or anger. The release of wrath onto another person/s would be a breach of the organisation’s Code of Conduct and should not be tolerated or condoned. There is a time to […]

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The Gift of Gratitude

The Gift Of Gratitude

In a recent LinkedIn post, we celebrated World Gratitude Day by offering ‘The Gift of 5 Minutes’ gratitude ‘sticky pad’ notes for our valued clients and LinkedIn connections. You can view the post here. I would like to expand on the thoughts shared in this post and hope you come to experience (or are already […]

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Today is World Gratitude Day

Today is World Gratitude Day.  Did you know that gifting five minutes of gratitude can have a huge impact not only for yourself, but for your colleagues, family & friends? Studies have shown how gratitude affects the brain including the ventral and dorsal medial pre-frontal cortex; where feelings of reward, bonding and positive social interactions […]

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