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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. 11 Jun. 2018

    Top 5 psychometric assessment myths exposed

    There seems to be a lot of confusion both in our industry, organisations and society regarding the use of psychometric assessments including their purpose, how they are used and whether or not they actually work. Like any tool, their effectiveness is defined by the ability of the user to interpret a problem, design a solution,…

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  2. Storytelling

    8 Jun. 2018

    Tuesday Tip: The power of vulnerability and storytelling

    Learning to use stories and convey important messages is a skill that many great leaders use on a daily basis. In today’s Tuesday Tip Fiona McAllister discusses the relationship between storytelling and vulnerability. The courage to be vulnerable, and to share your vulnerable moments is one of the keys to telling powerful stories that stick…

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  3. 1 Jun. 2018

    The most powerful predictor of future performance

    Have you ever hired someone and then realised within the first 6 months, or even within the first few weeks, that the person is not right for the role or the organisation? Here’s how psychometric assessment can reduce this risk. Have you ever “got it wrong”? Psychometric assessment isn’t the silver bullet but it is…

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  4. 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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  5. 3 May. 2018

    Narrative: a story for change

    A Counsultant’s journey into the use of narrative techniques: I had an experience many years ago that was life-changing – in the moment and to this day. At the time I was an organisational psychologist loving the work that I was doing. My clients were diverse and I had worked with many for years supporting…

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  6. 30 Apr. 2018

    The power of stories: new ways to address cultural change

    An article about the power of narratives and stories should start with a story. So please meet Sarah*. Sarah recently started a new job with a new employer. She enjoyed the work and was performing well, but went home each day and cried, unbeknownst to her co-workers. Although everyone had been very supportive helping Sarah…

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