In 2007, world-renowned psychologist Carol Dweck released a book titled Mindset: The New Psychology of Success. In her book, Dweck draws on years of research to argue that the success […]
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In the early 2000s, I had the privilege of working with highly experienced employment lawyer Andrew Klein during my time in the public service. Now a partner at leading national […]
Workplace Christmas party planning is already well under way, as organisations prepare to say thank you to staff, contractors and clients for their contributions during the year. And what a […]
Along with “productivity”, “collaboration” has to be one of the biggest buzzwords of the past couple of years. We strive to build collaborative environments with collaborative teams, and we urge […]
A few weeks ago I was contacted by an inspiring new social enterprise: Live Your 20s. It was created to help support people in their 20s as they navigate career, […]
Empathy is a vital skill – not just for leaders, but for everyone in today’s society. Along with self-awareness, self-regulation, motivation and social skills, empathy is one of the 5 […]
After almost 20 years in the public service, this is now my fifth year as an accredited executive coach. In the past 5 years I’ve had the privilege of working […]
Winter can be tough in Canberra with our sub-zero overnight temperatures and long frosty mornings. We also endure a longer winter period than most of Australia; our chilly weather often […]
By Kim Vella and Anca Costin Listen to Dr Kim Vella and Anca Costin, barrister, as they discuss the need for flexibility in the workplace, which is needed in the […]