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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. Avoiding Thinking Traps

    7 Nov. 2017

    Tuesday Tip #13: Avoiding Thinking Traps

    Today’s tip is is about avoiding Thinking Traps. Thinking Traps are the automatic and irrational ways of thinking or responding to events and life that we have built up over a lifetime. Generally, thinking traps are when your emotional response does not match the importance of a situation. It might be reading an email or…

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  2. How Stramit lifted the roof on its business potential

    26 Oct. 2017

    How Stramit lifted the roof on its business potential

    In early 2016 when Paul Tudor took over the reins at Stramit, he faced a raft of urgent business challenges. Stramit was a problem child within Fletcher Building, Australasia’s largest building products group. Despite being the second largest steel roll former in the Australian building supply industry, Stramit had been sliding backwards. Its market share…

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  3. 24 Oct. 2017

    Tuesday Tip #12: Make smarter recruitment and selection decisions

    Today’s tip is to take an integrated approach to psychological assessment in order to make smarter recruitment and selection decisions. Whilst CV’s and reference checks are part of the standard recruitment process, these are essentially no better than tossing a coin and add little value to your final selection decision. The best available research shows…

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  4. 19 Oct. 2017

    The secret to unleashing your potential

    What do Oprah, Bill Gates & Gary Vaynerchuk all have in common? Apart from the fact that these three individuals are all widely successful, they have all had coaches to help them along on their unique and very diverse journeys. Research supports the benefits associated with coaching which include helping professionals to achieve increased performance,…

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  5. 17 Oct. 2017

    Tuesday Tip #11: The 5 ways to wellbeing

    Today’s tip is about the 5 ways to wellbeing and how you can apply them in the day to day work environment to create a positive culture. Clients often come to us looking for an edge. They want to build a high performing team. They want to move from business as usual to a business…

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  6. 11 Oct. 2017

    Why should anyone be led by you?

    Leadership is complicated and the secrets of great leadership resist simple recipes. Successful leaders who share their insight and experience in published autobiographies give us important clues – but cannot provide ‘the answer’. And those aspiring leaders who attempt to mimic their heroes make a fatal error. The point is to be more like your authentic self, not…

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