Organisations are increasingly including subcontractors in their internal training, so everyone is aligned under a single Health & Safety framework. Not only is this beneficial for alignment of safety behaviours, but from a WHS compliance perspective, you have a duty of care to everyone who walks on site – and this includes your subcontractors. Here […]
Hasn’t the world changed? In a short period, we now have a ‘new normal’. For some, this has meant working from home, for others, reduced hours, being stood down, or unfortunately retrenched. What has become certain is that life is uncertain. Yet, the need to expand our skills and be more ‘employable’ has never […]
Being a leader means you’re tasked with many responsibilities, across managing people and teams, organisational expectations and performance. Not every Leader is awesome at all parts of leading teams – here are 4 common mistakes you may be making.
The world has changed and so has the way we all do business. Many organisations are now operating with wider geographically-dispersed teams, or have moved to more flexible work arrangements where their workforces are working remotely or under a hybrid model of remote + office. Bringing people together in a central location for training or […]
Good communication has long been regarded as a foundation skill of strong leaders. With communication skills, a leader can build trust and robust relationships. They can successfully develop their teams, improve results and influence others. Core to communication is mastering listening. Why do we all need to listen? Because this is the way we learn, […]
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Ever attended a training program that didn’t flow or in which you felt confused or bored? Instead of being inspired by the content and taking in new information, you’re watching the clock and wishing that people would stop dragging out the day by asking questions so you could just get out of there? If that […]
For all the benefits of having the world of knowledge stored in your pocket, why is face-to-face training still ‘a thing’? Why do countless organisations still undertake face-to-face training – and is there a place for instructor-led training and online learning to work together for the best learning outcome? Let’s explore… Why face-to-face has a […]
“Understanding the numbers” often creates a feeling of dread in leaders who are experts in their field, but haven’t come from a financial background. From understanding budgets, profitability and financial jargon, the ability and confidence to understand the “money side of things” is a foundation skill for managing projects and performance. Many organisations (rightly) promote people into leadership positions because they excel at […]
10 Insider Tips to Rock Your Presentations Whether you’re a leader, salesperson or trainer, at some stage most of us need to deliver a presentation at work or do some public speaking. Great presenting skills help us to influence action, so here are 10 insider tips you can use to rock your presentations. 1. Know […]