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HR strategy: How to influence and engage

21st March 2009

It’s no secret that the economic crisis has dramatically changed the face of domestic and global business. With large-scale layoffs and massive budget cuts, businesses must now drive unprecedented performance but with rapidly diminishing resources. This challenge cuts especially deep for the HR professional. Many are now asking: How on earth can we implement our strategic [...] READ MORE

Personality

Personality: does it hold the key to influencing?

18th February 2015

‘Personality is everything in art and poetry.’ So said Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, and we know intuitively that this is true. But what about influencing? What is the role of personality in the art and poetry of an influencing conversation? As a facilitator of CMA’s Influence in the Workplace workshop, I often hear this question. [...] READ MORE

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Turnbull: Collaboration as a winning leadership strategy

22nd September 2015

Barely a week has passed since the latest Australian leadership spill, and it seems like the dust is settling faster than it has in the past. Perhaps these spills are becoming so commonplace that we barely raise an eyebrow anymore. Perhaps we all just want to get on with our lives. It’s easy to dismiss the change in leadership as a change that had [...] READ MORE