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The Main Cause of Job Stress is Not What You Expect

Who has more stress? A CEO or an Administrator? You might think the CEO has more to worry about, and that's a reasonable assumption. After all, those who occupy the most senior positions are required to shoulder greater responsibilities than those in administration or support roles.

Jul 20, 2021

Topics: Psychology- General Business- Coaching & Mentoring

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Fight or Flight at Work: Your Stress Response

The fight-or-flight response (or fight-flight-fright-freeze-faint) is also known as the acute stress response, although many writers refer to it simply as the stress response.

Jul 20, 2021

Topics: Psychology- Coaching & Mentoring- Profiling & Assessment Tools

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Top 10 Stress Management Tips

Stress management is different for everyone. There's no one-size-fits-all approach; however, there are common strategies that emerge time and time again in the stress management literature. Having reviewed many of these strategies, here are our top 10.

Jul 20, 2021

Topics: Psychology- General Business- Coaching & Mentoring

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10 Steps to Support Business Change

The pace of change and the topic of organisational speed has been at the forefront of many business discussions, particularly as it pertains to transitioning to new operating models in response to the global pandemic.

Jun 29, 2021

Topics: Employee Engagement- General Business- Change & Transformation

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Self-Assess Your Change Power and Change Archetype

Harvard Business Review (HBR) has been tracking corporate change efforts for more than a decade. In 2019, they began developing a system to help companies measure their capacity for change. They refer to it as a company’s change power

Jun 29, 2021

Topics: Smarter Thinking- Culture & Organisational Development- Change & Transformation

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The Change Leader

The change leader is able to leverage others' motivators or personal drivers to mobilise the energy to make change happen. Whether you are an executive, director or project leader, one of the most powerful and pivotal roles you can play in your organisation is that of a change leader

Jun 29, 2021

Topics: Leadership- Motivators & Drivers- Change & Transformation

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Five Fatal Flaws in Project Metrics

Have you ever heard of project success defined as that project being completed “on time, within budget, and to scope?” This traditional definition may have been useful for project leaders in the past; however, there’s much more to consider for present-day programs. 

Jun 8, 2021

Topics: Smarter Thinking- Future of Work- Change & Transformation

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The Future of Work and a Practical Guide to Get There (Free e-Book)

One of the most prevalent areas of organisational change and transformation in 2021 is rewiring businesses for the future of work. This type of program is both exciting and daunting in terms of the scale of change, the financial investment and the effort in time and energy.

May 21, 2021

Topics: Future of Work- Culture & Organisational Development- Change & Transformation

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