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Effective teams match behaviour to vision

Posted on March 22, 2019 in Corporate Training

By Vicki BennettMy client was expanding her business, taking on new team members at an alarming rate and I was supporting her to change the business culture to a growth mindset. She asked me for my elevator pitch; this pitch explains what I do in one clear, unambiguous statement. I was ready: I help people match their behaviour to their Vision.How does your team stand out?One of the most powerful, potent tools I have implemented with clients is the 1 on 1 Business Coaching program. This tool ticks...More

Exceptional Corporate Culture Part 1

Posted on March 28, 2019 in Corporate Training

 This paper By Dr Robert Dew covers; Why managing culture matters and What is an effective organisational culture.  Part Two will be released next month and will continue to discuss; How to assess and change culture, and Where to start in your organisation.Exceptional culture is rareThis century Australia has had eleven Royal Commissions starting with HIH Insurance in 2001 and continuing to with Aged Care Quality and Safety. Whether involving players from the public or private...More

How a service mindset attracts and keeps customers for life

Posted on February 28, 2019 in Corporate Training

By Jaquie ScammellWhen I was fourteen years old, I was hungry to get out in the world and work. A locally run delicatessen was willing to employ me for a couple of shifts a week after school hours.I will never forget my first week. I served customers with a smile and was friendly; however, there was one skill that I was not prepared for – receiving cash and giving change. It involved calculating the difference manually, with no calculator, no mobile phone and no digital POS (can you imagine?).Fast-forward...More

The ultimate book of influence

Posted on November 29, 2018 in Corporate Training

Master the power of influenceFor those in the business of selling a product or an idea, the ability to influence and persuade others is one of the most valuable skills you can have. Given that we are now living in an age where digital communication often compromises our powers of persuasion, our need to engage in effective face to face communication has never been more important.Chris Helder's keynote presentation called The Power of Influence, is essentially for business leaders, managers and sales...More

Turning WOW into HOW

Posted on November 29, 2018 in Corporate Training

Greg O'Brien has been in the professional development business for over 20 years, has his own consulting business and has worked across small owner-operated businesses through to larger corporations in both the public and private sector. In this article Greg provides an insight into extending your corporate training outcomes, post conference and beyond.By Greg O'Brien  Getting Wow-edSo, you’ve just come back from the conference. You saw some amazing speakers! You were excited, motivated,...More

Why you need to eliminate to innovate

Posted on October 4, 2018 in Corporate Training

It's human nature to collectBy nature, humans love to add to things. Just think about all the objects and knick-knacks that get added to your home. We can’t help but add to things to improve things. Whilst this mindset can be a great innovation technique (adding and combining), it can also sometimes prevent us from the next big breakthrough.A counter intuitive innovative approach is to subtract or 'leave out' a key component in order to innovate. We call this technique elimination. We have...More

From Chief Of Chaos To The Custodian Of Calm In Three Steps

Posted on July 12, 2017 in Corporate Training

The chaos of today is not going anywhere. Hoping you can hold on until it stops is a futile coping technique according to corporate trainer and keynote speaker, Petris Lapis.Fortunately there are things you can do to move from the chief of chaos to the custodian of calm despite the daily turmoil you might find yourself immersed in. Work (and life) has never been more hectic or messy and like a blender with the lid off, the more you crank it up, the messier it gets. You throw...More

Corporate Training with Louise Mahler

Posted on May 24, 2017 in Corporate Training

Dr Louise Mahler, is a communications specialist. She is facilitating some workshops throughout May and June, and we would like to offer some complimentary tickets.  We have two tickets for each of the following cities; Brisbane, Sydney & Melbourne!To experience all that Dr Louise Mahler has to offer, get in touch today 07 3844 2277.Using the voice as a tool Most people ignore voice altogether and others see it simply as a manipulable tool for persuasive communication.From Louise's...More