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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 Sep. 2017

    Tuesday Tip #10 – Systems thinking is key for lasting change

    Today’s tip is about the need to take a systems thinking approach to ensure lasing positive behaviour change occurs when you run a leadership development program. Often we are asked to submit proposals for workshops to enhance leadership and management capabilities, without any thought around how the learning and experiences will be embedded within the organisational…

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  2. PeopleScape Tuesday Tip

    11 Sep. 2017

    Tuesday Tip #6 – Developing a Career Mindset

    Today’s tip is about the importance of a flexible mindset when going through a career transition. When going through a career transition, you may have chosen to make a proactive change or sometimes it is forced upon you through a redundancy process. Either way,  most people react by searching for jobs and writing resumes.  For…

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  3. 6 Sep. 2017

    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. The power of storytelling

    5 Sep. 2017

    Tuesday Tip #5 – The Power of Stories

    Today’s tip is about harnessing the power of stories! Anecdotes or short stories told in the context of sharing information have also been found to increase retention by up to 10 times. Some have described it as stories create ‘sticky’ memories, memories that stick. Also telling person centred stories, stories from real experience, stories with an…

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  5. 30 Aug. 2017

    5 psychometric 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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  6. Choosing a Wellbeing Program

    29 Aug. 2017

    Tuesday Tip #4 – Is your organisation ready for Wellbeing?

    Wellbeing is a word that is being used more regularly over the last few years.  It is now common to see various types of roles within HR departments where managers are charged with rolling out programs and initiatives that increase the Wellbeing of staff.  There are so many things you can do but the challenge…

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