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Flexible Work Practices and that Work-Life Balance (And other stories from a Rooster Wrangler) Flexible Work Practices and that Work-Life Balance (And other stories from a Rooster Wrangler)

Remote work is fast becoming the new normal and for a good reason. First, employees and freelancers love the freedom of working from anywhere, and second, the pool of available talent is dramatically larger when you aren't limited to your city for workers.

Leadership Lessons From The NRL

Leadership Lessons From The NRL Leadership Lessons From The NRL

I rarely watch television – hell, with a business and an alpaca farm to run, 2 small children and ultramarathoning, I usually don’t have time to have a cuppa tea – not a warm one anyway. But this week I was watching the end of The Project on Channel 10 and watching a story unfold about a past NRL player, Hazem El Masri and...

Have you ever been over thrown as a leader?

Have you ever been over thrown as a leader? Have you ever been over thrown as a leader?

I have, and I’m out & proud about it. It’s a topical subject at a time when we seem to move on Prime Ministers in the blink of an eye. Many of the best leaders I know around me have been “over thrown”. Call it redundancy, contract not renewed, moved on after a newer senior structure was put in place or whatever, the definition for the purposes of this...

 Do you look forward to Mondays, or Fridays?

 Do you look forward to Mondays, or Fridays? Do you look forward to Mondays, or Fridays?

Values – what’s the fuss about?

How much money and how many hours been wasted on the hypocrisy of corporate values? How many offsite meetings, focus groups, committees or similar have you been involved in to to carefully construct the exact, most perfect arrangement of words that...

Cultural Transformation – silver bullet or lead balloon?

Cultural Transformation – silver bullet or lead balloon? Cultural Transformation – silver bullet or lead balloon?

Why do conversations about an important topic like culture typically go nowhere? How many thousands of dollars have been wasted on “cultural change efforts” which very seldom work?

Here is one of the big problems: First, virtually no one clearly defines what they mean by “culture”...

Employee Engagement

Employee Engagement Employee Engagement

The difference that makes the difference

Making engagement happen is the ultimate objective for organisations today. Real employee engagement means that employees are maximising their value to the organisation. But the definition of what it takes to make engagement happen is a moving target; it is determined by the employee and...

Corporate Wellness, the new black?

Corporate Wellness, the new black? Corporate Wellness, the new black?

A key challenge for organisations today is achieving optimal performance and sustained productivity.

Sustained productivity is derived from a workforce that is engaged and resilient. In order to achieve these attributes business leaders need to ensure the presence of a sound employee...

Let’s automate! It’ll be great!! (Until it’s not…)

Let’s automate! It’ll be great!! (Until it’s not…) Let’s automate! It’ll be great!! (Until it’s not…)

The HR technology industry, now more than a $15 billion market in software, is exploding with growth and innovation. (Bersin HR Technology 2015). Most organisations look like they have it all together in the HR technology space.

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