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Woman as Leaders: 6 Tips For High Performance Team Building

February 17, 2017 | Fonthip Ward

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As a woman in leadership, you have the rare opportunity to chart not just your own career course, but pave the way for a whole future generation of aspiring women leaders. In this post, learn six key tips to build high performance teams that will benefit you and everyone you work with. Tip 1: Know […]



4 Working Skills Employers Are Looking For in First Jobbers

October 21, 2016 | Fonthip Ward

Getting your first job can be stressful. When you don’t have the experience to appear competitive to the job market, you can feel like you’re never going to get hired. But employers are looking for more than just a background of employment when they’re deciding who they should hire. When attempting to land your first […]



Managing Conflict in the Workplace: How Women Do It?

August 29, 2016 | Fonthip Ward

Workplaces are becoming increasingly more fast-pasted and globalized, which increases the opportunities for professional development, but also increases the likelihood that conflicts will occur within the workplace. Conflicts are difficult challenges women face in the workplace because of how men and women approach conflict situations. But there are constructive ways that conflict can be managed […]



Why The ‘Work Anywhere’ Movement is a Pain in the Neck?

July 12, 2016 | Jo Cordell-Cooper

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I’ve been working in the fitness industry for many years now and I have seen a worsening in neck and shoulder muscle health.  Could it be all the portable hand held devices that are making us look down far more than we used to?    The head is heavy – it is designed to sit on […]



Learning’s From The 7 Eleven Franchise Scandal

May 10, 2016 | Simone Pentis

The convenience chain 7-Eleven franchisee employee wage scandal arguably rocked the franchising industry when it was brought to light and continues to have material implications on the franchising industry. As a result of the media investigation that very publicly brought to light that numerous Australian franchisees within the 7-Eleven chain were underpaying their workers, members […]



Are You Programming Yourself For What You Want…or Don’t Want?

February 11, 2016 | Sue Lester

Whether you are aware of it or not, every moment of every day, with every thought and feeling you have, you are programming yourself.  Consider for a moment what you’ve been thinking or feeling about already today… whatever you were focussing on is on it’s way. (‘Oops!’ or ‘Yay!’ ?) So were you focussed on […]



LinkedIn Does The Hardwork For You

December 3, 2015 | Robyn Henderson

I love LinkedIn – they are continually sharing information based on analysis of their data. As you know data is only useful if you can translate it into useful information. According to the Weekend Australian October 24-25, 2015 – LinkedIn’s 2015 job switchers’ survey has found 39% of professionals are unsatisfied with their work environment […]



Leverage Your Time

November 3, 2015 | Pix Jonasson

We’re all busy people.  Some people, though, are busier than we’d ever imagine, yet are somehow are able to stay on top of things so well they seem to go about their life so casually, while we struggle to produce good work and maintain a household. What’s their secret? Why do they seem to have […]



Understanding The Conscientious Communicator

October 20, 2015 | Kylie Warry

Over the past 3 months we have looked in detail at the 3 of the 4 communication styles – direct, influencing and steady styles.  The last but not least of the 4 communication styles is the conscientious communicator. This amazing style is all about procedures, processes and perfection. This communication style is all about getting things right.  If you know […]



Why Engaged Employees Make The Best Brand Ambassadors

June 9, 2015 | Sarah Savvas

Brand ambassadors are the people who sing your organisation’s praises at every opportunity – to anyone who will listen. They are also known as advocates, and they are your unofficial, unpaid marketing team. They are an asset that money cannot buy, and the ultimate goal for every business owner is to build a database of […]