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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. 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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  2. 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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  3. Civility - How do you do?

    10 Sep. 2018

    Workplace Civility; How do you do?

    One rude encounter can ruin your day. You expect people to behave professionally at work and to a very large extent, they do. People share information or give direction without being pushy. Importantly, their words, gestures, facial expressions convey respect. People accept you as part of a community with a shared mission that may be…

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  4. 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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  5. Wellbeing and Creativity - A Perfect Match

    14 Aug. 2018

    Wellbeing and Creativity – A Perfect Match

    How would you rate the wellbeing of your team members? Are you doing everything possible to care for their wellbeing as well as your own? Psychological wellbeing is a key ingredient in any workplace. Research has consistently shown that when organisations invest in their employees’ wellbeing, they are more productive and innovative. Increased creativity levels…

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  6. 27 Jun. 2018

    Tuesday Tip: Creating Compelling Self-Development Goals

    In order to develop, it is best to make compelling self-development goals based on self-reflection and the feedback of others, it is also important to articulate them and write them down. When looking to develop as an individual or a group, it is important that you are setting yourself goals that are based on a deep sense…

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