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Great resignation? Great exhaustion? Great expectations?

Given all the recent press, you’ve no doubt heard about ‘the great resignation’. Essentially, as employees worldwide ponder their return to work, they’re also realising what they do (and don’t like) about their work/life priorities and doing something about it. In fact, research suggests that almost 40% of Australians are planning to change jobs. As …

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How Can You Become An Adaptive Leader (With A Game Plan)?

Before the pandemic, agility was a foundation of success. But now, the world is a very different place. Leaders face new challenges from insular silos to hybrid work and climate change. And the rapid rate of change means leaders can no longer wait for more and more data before making decisions to move. Adaptive businesses …

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The Economics of IKEA: Why Does Labor Lead to Love?

Loved (or loathed) by millions, IKEA is the worlds largest furniture retailer with a unique business model. Their brilliantly designed flat-pack furniture means the customer does the work, and IKEA has a low-cost, high-profit outcome. One of the secrets of IKEA’s success has been identified as ‘the IKEA Effect’, which states that people are more …

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For remote team building, start with the ‘What’ not the ‘Why’

I’m sure you’re familiar with “Start With Why”, the 2009 best selling book by Simon Sinek. If you haven’t read the book, perhaps you’re one of the 50 million people – twice the population of Australia – who have watched his TEDx talk. Sinek’s Golden Circle WHY-HOW-WHAT model is a go-to for leaders everywhere, and …

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Leader Of The Pack

Leaders globally are grappling with how to lead with the sort of deep courage, conviction and care that is more influential than the pandemic is destructive. Irrespective of whether businesses are working locally or virtually, leaders lament the loss of control over their operations and culture. While new restrictions do their bit to prohibit and …

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Remote Work vs. Remote Teamwork. Another conundrum!

There’s lots of help and support for individuals who suddenly find themselves working from home. But what about the team and team dynamics? How do you keep individuals working as thriving high performing teams when working remotely? How does HR provide team-building opportunities and resources for team leaders working remotely? How do HR and team …

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