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The logic is simple enough. When you’re in a decision making position you’re expected to make decisions. Trouble is, every day managers all over Australia – and the world – struggle to actually do it, putting things off for all manner of reasons and generally erring on the side of procrastination and compromise. Even at a micro level, managerial indecision like this can have...Read More
Are you a juggler? Perhaps you’re a plate-spinner? Spot fire putter-outer-er? Or maybe a furious water treader? Whichever metaphor you prefer, it’s a situation experienced business leaders find themselves in every day across Australia. Seemingly infinite responsibilities, counter-balanced by a decidedly finite amount of time and money to address them. No wonder they’re feeli...Read More
Blunders. Errors. Epic fails. Balls-ups. Whatever you choose to call them, mistakes happen for all manner of reasons in the workplace. Perhaps it’s due to lack of attention? Stress or fatigue? Confusion over instructions? Poor morale and motivation? In some cases it could even be the result of malicious employee behaviour. While you can’t always stop them from happening, you...Read More
In recent decades Australian workplaces have become increasingly sensitive to instances of discrimination, harassment and bullying. Whereas not so long ago the bulk of workplace issues and conflicts were typically left to be ‘managed’ in-house, nowadays things are considerably different, forcing CEOs to walk a delicate tightrope on an a almost daily basis. In part, the attit...Read More