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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. Conducting great interviews

    4 Dec. 2018

    How to conduct great interviews

    Finding and selecting the right people at an organisation is often one of the most important responsibilities that a leader will have, and interviewing candidates will almost always be a key component of the recruitment process. Unfortunately, there’s no exact formula to choose the perfect candidate or predict how successful they will be. There is…

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  2. 3 Dec. 2018

    Getting ‘bang for your buck’ from psychometric assessment

    Organisation’s that understand the value of psychometric assessment in making hiring decisions don’t always get the value this data offers in on-boarding and ongoing development. Even the best candidates will have development needs. Using the insight provided by psychometric assessment can help you support you shift your newest people from good to great or perhaps…

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  3. 29 Oct. 2018

    How to make sure Wellbeing gets a seat at the table

    By Audrey McGibbon, Co-Author, GLWS “Is wellbeing a fad?” We were asked this question recently and our instinctive response was “We hope not!”. Not given how much positive change we have seen come about through the recent focus on wellbeing. But, thinking more about it, it’s a fair question. Wellbeing/wellness programs and initiatives have popped…

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  4. Wicked Problems

    22 Oct. 2018

    Using Dialogue Techniques for Wicked Problems

    I have always loved communicating and using words. I love how dialogue and words trigger feelings and thinking. I love how a word can be interpreted in many different ways, depending on its context and the lens with which we view it. I love how dialogue always has an impact. Wicked. An interesting word. Depending…

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  5. 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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  6. 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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