performance review conversations

Performance review conversations amidst COVID-19

Where in the past you’d be sitting down face to face with your team members, keeping the review aligned to BAU, there’s no way to have this year’s performance review conversations without speaking to the changes we’ve all experienced throughout 2020. Let’s take this opportunity to review the performance review process, and explore how you …

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collaboration myths

5 myths of collaboration

When we talk about increasing collaboration within teams, it’s easy to come up against well-worn myths. More often than not, these myths turn into beliefs that end up holding us back from creating a collaborative team environment. The result? A workplace culture where teams work in silos and everyone is running their own race. Today …

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7 ways covid-19 has changed our workplaces forever

7 ways COVID-19 has changed our workplaces forever

The world has changed quite dramatically, in many different ways, since COVID-19 turned up on our doorsteps. Every leader across every continent has seen their organisation and the people within it impacted by the societal and economic challenges COVID-19 has brought with it. Some of these changes have bordered on heartbreaking, but other changes have …

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supporting your team through grief and trauma

How to support your team through grief and trauma

Grief is often associated with bereavement; the loss of a loved one. Trauma, on the other hand, is often connected to a specific incident that causes harm; physically, psychologically, or emotionally. Outside of these significant incidences, grief and trauma is not something we necessarily associate with or prepare to address in our modern workplaces. And …

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coaching your team

The difference between managing and coaching your team

Ever caught yourself thinking, “What IS the difference between managing and coaching your team anyway?” – if you’re nodding your head, know that you’re not alone in this pondering. While there’s always plenty of talk in the leadership community about management styles, coaching is a concept that has increased in popularity in recent years. With an …

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engage a remote workforce

The four tools you need to effectively engage a remote workforce

Has the initial buzz of working remotely worn off? If you are struggling to engage a remote workforce, you’ve come to the right place. Today we’re going to walk you through an element of our Virtual Leaders program that we’ve developed to help you effectively manage and engage your team while working remotely. It’s a …

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boost your mood

Science-backed techniques to boost your mood

We could all do with a bit of mood booster at the moment, couldn’t we? We’re always keeping a look out for science-backed strategies to improve productivity, collaboration and everything in between, but today we’ve got something special for you. After scouring the internet (and drinking plenty of coffee while we do it) we’ve come …

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team video meetings

15 ways to bring connection and community to your team video meetings

By now you’ve probably participated in your fair share of team video meetings and the initial novelty has worn off. As we begin to embrace the new world of work, organisations will need to consider how they’re cultivating connections and strengthening team culture when working from home.  It’s times like this where we can slip …

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how to disconnect from work

How to disconnect from work when you work from home

Are you struggling to disconnect from work and ‘switch off’ at the end of the day? It’s a common problem for people of all walks of life, but it can be particularly potent when you’re working from home in the middle of a global pandemic. Yikes. In this article, we’re going to give you some …

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work from home routine

A pragmatic work from home routine

As we settle into the new world of work we’re all slowly beginning to find our feet (and the mute button on Zoom). While working from home can be incredibly effective and productive when done well, it can have the opposite effect if your work from home routine isn’t working for you. Today we’re going …

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