BALANCE AT WORK BLOG

Why are you doing that?

In an aside in a recent webinar, Tim Paige from LeadPages mentioned he has a sticker on his monitor that says…

Introvert or extrovert, normal or abnormal: the problem with personality types

By Nick Haslam, University of Melbourne  The idea that people can be classified into types has a long history. Writing…

3 steps to creating your own monster

Have you noticed how many businesses seem to have a ‘problem child’ among their staff? Often this toxicity in the…

Brainstorming for one

Brainstorming is probably my favourite way of getting out of a rut and generating new ideas. It’s a key tool…

How smart SMEs save time and money with assessments

For every business, the pressure is on to hire the right person the first time! But for small and medium…

employee rewards

3 steps to building a better business case

Are you required to apply for money for initiatives you wish to implement or purchases you wish to make? When…

The 5 Apps We Use Daily to Save Time and Money FREE REPORT

Experience is a great teacher

But only when we open our minds to the lessons it gives. The difference between knowledge and wisdom is experience,…

workplace training

Using Harrison Assessments to develop staff

In our experience, a well-planned combination of tools and activities gives the best outcomes when coaching and training employees. Here’s…

New SLICE survey of people strategies in financial advice practices

The second SLICE financial planning survey examines a range of critical issues confronting financial planning practices, topics that challenge practices’…

Harrison Assessments and privacy

New privacy provisions come into force in Australia today. Here’s a link to the summary for small businesses (annual revenue…

Universities Australia deal to get students ‘work ready’

By Alexandra Hansen, 26 February 2014     Universities Australia has announced an agreement with business groups to collaborate on…

Get it done!

Despite being a coach myself and understanding the value of accountability, I am also probably as bad as anyone else at…