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As Organisational Development Specialists, we understand the practical and commercial challenges facing your business. As Psychologists, we keep informed of the latest empirical research. And that means we’re ideally placed to share insights into achieving outstanding business outcomes.

  1. 17 Sep. 2018

    Kick The Sh** Out Of Option B: Surviving Difficult Life Circumstances

    As many of you know, this last year has been quite a roller coaster for my family. My dad’s diagnosis and eventual move into a memory care facility has turned our world upside down. The last six months have consisted of auctioning off the family farm equipment, selling my parent’s home of 45 years, and…

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  2. 17 Sep. 2018

    Power changes your brain

    As I sat across the company president in a beautiful conference room the light reflected off of the marble boardroom table. I was there to tell him that things were not well in his company. I had been hired to “take the pulse” of the employees by conducting focus groups. It turns out the fissures…

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  3. Are You Creating Psychological Safety for Your Team?

    17 Aug. 2018

    Are You Creating Psychological Safety for Your Team?

    During a weekly team meeting at Company Zed, LaTonya, an employee who has worked for the company for nine months, questioned one of the company’s normal operating processes.  She offered an idea that she believed would meet the same goal while saving the company time and money.  After discussing and researching the idea, Company Zed…

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  4. 27 Jun. 2018

    Tuesday Tip: Creating Compelling Self-Development Goals

    In order to develop, it is best to make compelling self-development goals based on self-reflection and the feedback of others, it is also important to articulate them and write them down. When looking to develop as an individual or a group, it is important that you are setting yourself goals that are based on a deep sense…

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  5. PeopleScape

    16 May. 2018

    Tuesday Tip: Leading for Performance And Wellbeing

    If you want to create a culture that is thriving and flourishing, you need to work on both Leadership AND Wellbeing together. Since the Global Financial Crisis, there has been a steady increase in stress, bullying and harassment claims in Australia and New Zealand. Leaders and Managers have been tasked with driving productivity and performance which is…

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  6. 24 Apr. 2018

    Tuesday Tip: Whole Brain Thinking

    Today’s tip is about being aware of your own thinking preferences and taking a more whole brain approach to the way we work. Whole Brain Thinking is a framework which provides a lens for improved understanding and insight. It acknowledges that different tasks require different mental processes, and different people prefer different kinds of thinking….

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