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  1. Be GLAD for the feedback

    27 Mar. 2018

    Tuesday Tip #20: Be GLAD for the feedback

    Today’s tip is about applying a simple technique for receiving feedback that can help you use such feedback as a tool for personal growth. For many people, receiving feedback is perceived as threatening, whether the feedback is positive or negative. This perception of threat creates a fight or flight response in our brains, resulting in…

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  2. 7 Mar. 2018

    Workplace incivility – more widespread than you think

    What happened in one large public health institution when stress levels rose and an unfortunate level of incivility became ‘how we do it around here’? If you guessed that levels of absenteeism, staff turnover and presenteeism jumped, you’d be right. Many workplaces have a strong and healthy respect embedded in the ways co-workers interact with…

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  3. 6 Mar. 2018

    Tuesday Tip #19: Personal Branding

    Today’s tip is about identifying and creating your personal brand.   Answer the following questions to identify your personal brand: What is my greatest strength? What is my most noteworthy trait or attribute? What do I do differently or better than everyone else? What do I do that I am most proud of that adds…

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  4. PeopleScape

    28 Feb. 2018

    Is it Performance Management or Bullying?

    How far can we push our employees? In the hectic and demanding modern day workplace it can be difficult to ensure the impression we give others is a positive one. We rush from task to task sometimes forgetting to say hello to colleagues, unconsciously snubbing others or withholding information due to lack of time. However these…

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  5. PeopleScape: Why Leaders Need to Get Real

    22 Feb. 2018

    Why Leaders Need to Get Real

    Our relationship with authenticity can be complicated. For some, the idea of being transparent and open in dealing with others is terrifying. Others insist on wearing their pulsing heart on their sleeve, exposed for all to see. Most of us vacillate between some degree of openness and pulling down the shutters, depending on our situation…

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  6. 21 Feb. 2018

    What do you want to be when you grow up?

    I am sure you have been asked this question many times – particularly when you were a child. Do you remember how you answered this? And how often did your answers change throughout your life? Career transition may be something you are familiar with or perhaps it has happened to someone you know. Each year, more…

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