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28 08, 2018

4 Things you can do to make your training stick

Making your training stick is what will help you maximise your return on investment. In this article, you will learn four (4) ways you can make your training stick. Think about all the time you spend training new employees in the skills they’ll need to their best work. It seems endless at times, doesn’t it? One [...]

17 10, 2017

6 Things positive leaders don’t do

Since publishing 7 Things that positive leaders do, we’ve been asked, but what don’t they do? Reading through this article, you will be able to self-assess. Are you really a positive leader, or do you just think you are? Read on to find out. 1. Positive leaders don’t focus on what went wrong. When you [...]

4 10, 2017

7 Things positive leaders do

Can you spot the positive leaders in your organisation? In this article you will learn how to, by seeing what positive leaders do. What is a positive leader? A positive leader creates an environment that nurtures all the good things in your organisation. They represent and support resilience, optimism, and gratitude - among other things. [...]

16 08, 2017

Solve the leadership puzzle

How hard to solve is your leadership puzzle? Leadership is a tricky concept. As leaders, we find ourselves trying to solve the paradox of great leadership versus required management. The culture of our workplaces can sometimes make this more difficult, particularly if there isn’t a real leadership culture supporting us. Sometimes that’s a training issue, [...]

12 07, 2017

South Australia: The innovation state?

For the past couple of weeks, South Australia has been focused on innovation and technology. We’ve had a number of conferences, from Mobilising Women in Tech, to Southstart, to the Social Capital conference. There are a lot of people doing innovative things here, and thinking creatively, there is no question about that. The question is [...]

28 06, 2017

Improve your leadership immediately by doing two simple things

Everyone promises that you can ‘improve your leadership immediately’. It really is true! The challenge is having the courage to take action right now to do it. […]

8 06, 2017

Why is real customer centricity completely transformative?

Real customer centricity is completely transformative because it changes how your entire business makes decisions. In this article we explain why this is the case. It’s far more than training people; it’s about real action, in every role. Time to read: 2 minutes […]

29 10, 2016

What is it like to be blind for a day? The Boss’s Blind Date

On Monday 10 October 2016 our Director, Gina Brooks, worked a whole day blind. She did it to raise money for Guide Dogs SA/NT, and in the process learned a lot about herself. Read on to find out what that was. […]

25 04, 2016

Does the ANZAC spirit exist in workplaces today?

Today the 25th of April we celebrate ANZAC day. We pause to remember the day and pay tribute to the thousands of Australian and New Zealand soldiers who landed in Turkey and were killed by an army that knew they were coming. But that’s not why we celebrate ANZAC day. We celebrate because of what [...]

22 02, 2016

Why a Qualification in Training and Assessment isn’t necessary

Training and Assessment is a necessary function in all workplaces. Firstly let me start by stating that if you are working as a trainer or assessor for an RTO (Registered Training Organisation) then this post is not targeted at you. RTO trainers and assessors need the Certificate IV in Training & Assessment (known as the [...]