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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. 13 Sep. 2017

    Re-action Stations

    Scandals that rocked the army back in 2013 led to some deep soul-searching and fundamental cultural change. Peter Daniel, director of HR at the time, talks to Amanda Woodard from HR Monthly about that journey. You may recall the headlines in late 2013, a group within the army calling themselves ‘The Jedi Council’ had been swapping footage of…

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  2. 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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  3. 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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  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. 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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  6. 24 Aug. 2017

    What do the best job interviews involve?

    Interviews are always a key part of the recruitment and selection process. Unfortunately when attempting to select the best person for a job, interviews are often not performed well. When job interviews aren’t done right, their ability to predict future performance is low. The good news is we know the key ingredients that will increase…

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