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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. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  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. Storytelling

    8 Jun. 2018

    Tuesday Tip: The power of vulnerability and storytelling

    Learning to use stories and convey important messages is a skill that many great leaders use on a daily basis. In today’s Tuesday Tip Fiona McAllister discusses the relationship between storytelling and vulnerability. The courage to be vulnerable, and to share your vulnerable moments is one of the keys to telling powerful stories that stick…

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  6. PeopleScape

    16 May. 2018

    Tuesday Tip: Leading for Performance And Wellbeing

    If you want to create a culture that is thriving and flourishing, you need to work on both Leadership AND Wellbeing together. Since the Global Financial Crisis, there has been a steady increase in stress, bullying and harassment claims in Australia and New Zealand. Leaders and Managers have been tasked with driving productivity and performance which is…

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