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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. 20 Feb. 2019

    Does every moment you invest, dollar you spend, program you run, contribute to achieving your vision?

    Talking about Organisational Effectiveness Strategy can be daunting and overwhelming. However, in reality, it is a disciplined and effective way of making sure every moment you invest, dollar you spend, program you run, is contributing to your business achieving your vision. When I think of the need to make sure your People and Culture activity…

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  2. 18 Feb. 2019

    A once small task turned into a big lesson

    One of my first work experiences in a People and Culture (P&C) environment was working in HR on a change project. Having studied Organisational Psychology, I knew I could contribute useful knowledge about using reliable and valid assessment tools to predict future performance for recruitment and selection. I had learned about the most reputable and…

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  3. 14 Feb. 2019

    Is Your Organisation Surviving or Thriving?

    Fusing my passion for sport and past athletic experiences with a fascination for human behaviour, I have been fortunate enough to work as a sports psychologist for the last 17 years. I quickly came to realise that my services in performance enhancement are often seen as a “nice to have” as opposed to a critical…

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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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