Your team is in a productivity lull. What do you do?

It’s winter in Australia, the weather is cold (which is expected), it’s dark when you leave for work and dark when you return home, summer holidays are a long lost memory and the future holidays seems a long way along. Whilst it’s easy to just go with the flow of the...

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Focus on the middle – the performers

The people side of any job is normally the hardest. Looking after people and all their imperfections. It’s never the same day twice, there is always some surprises or unexpected happenings.  In short people can do the strangest of things that often leave us thinking why?? There are lots of...

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Interviews – that awkward moment…

There are a few things you can be assured of in an interview. It’ll start, it’ll end, and there will be an awkward middle bit. You may feel nervous. It won’t be as bad as you thought. You’ll learn from it (if you’re lucky) There are also a few key...

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How to eat an elephant

(Let me start by saying, just in case, this is a metaphor. In no way are we advocating the actual eating of an elephant.) We’ve all been there. Just too busy, not enough hours in the day. It can be tough, working your way through it is a challenge and...

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