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A Good Leader

By |2020-04-22T10:53:01+10:00September 4th, 2013|Leadership development|

If you were to ask people what makes a good leader, a lot will struggle to pin point exactly what the ingredients are. The dictionary defines ‘good’ as, “to be desired or approved of” and the term ‘leader’ as “a person followed by others.” So in theory a ‘good leader’ is a person who is [...]

How To Give Difficult Feedback

By |2020-04-22T10:53:01+10:00August 28th, 2013|Communication|

Giving feedback results to employees can be hard, but what’s harder is giving bad feedback results to employees. People react differently to negative feedback, some celebrity examples of this are Charlie Sheen, Lindsay Lohan and Amanda Bynes (as detailed in our post ‘keys to accepting feedback pt.1’). These celebrity ‘meltdowns’ are prime examples of how [...]

Keys To Accepting Feedback Pt. 2

By |2020-04-22T10:53:02+10:00August 23rd, 2013|Communication|

In the last post we talked about the importance of viewing feedback in a positive light and gave you some examples of celebrities who didn’t react well to feedback. Charlie Sheen, Lindsay Lohan and Amanda Bynes refused to take, interpret and accept feedback as something positive to build upon. Here are 5 simple steps for [...]

Keys To Accepting Feedback Pt. 1

By |2020-04-22T10:53:02+10:00August 19th, 2013|Communication|

We all know what happens when someone takes feedback badly – it acts like a small fire fanned by a strong wind: it will spread quickly. This type of reaction to feedback doesn’t just occur in business environments. You may have experienced it in school and felt defensive in the face of criticism, or not [...]

HR’s Role and Functions

By |2020-04-22T10:53:02+10:00August 6th, 2013|Leadership development|

Human Relations professionals deal with people and the relationships between people and teams within organisations. In a professional context they instigate HR strategies, on boarding of staff, training of staff, organisational feedback and look out for the general wellbeing of employees. There are five key function areas of importance that come into play when working [...]

360 Degree Feedback Best Practice Indicators

By |2020-04-22T10:53:02+10:00July 31st, 2013|360 Degree Feedback|

High performing companies always clearly communicate to employees their performance expectations. Communication is crucial between an organisation and their employees as it makes the employees feel as if they are understood and valued. Another way HR teams may try to gain a greater understanding of their employees and their relationship with the organisation is though [...]

Human Resource Best Practice Indicators

By |2020-04-22T10:53:03+10:00July 25th, 2013|Best Practices|

High performing companies always clearly communicate to employees their performance expectations, and their managers promote the person with the best skills and knowledge to become leaders. These leaders have to be fair, talent-focused and excel in clarifying performance procedures, focus on job role training and facilitate employees to work well together. It is a proven [...]

How To Implement Strategic Planning

By |2020-04-22T10:53:03+10:00July 16th, 2013|Methodologies|

Everything that happens within an organisation happens due to carefully mapped out strategic planning. Strategic planning enables a company to clearly set out its goals and objectives, define its direction, identify its resources and figure out how to make the desired change happen. There are five key elements when it comes to creating a strategic [...]