Tag: Leadership

Business

Leadership & Communication

Transport & Logistics

The yoga of rail

In an industry defined by rules, rigor and regulation it is often difficult to challenge the corporate traditions of rail. Much like train tracks, the sector is notoriously linear and logical; with objective decision-making and short-term operational demands often taking precedence over more transformative leadership efforts. On top of that, the high degree of multi-tasking…

22 May 2018, by Amy Sarcevic

Healthcare

Occupational Health & Safety

Safety And Security Risks in Hospitals

This year’s Safe & Secure Hospitals Conference taking place on 17-18 October 2016 at the Novotel Melbourne on Collins will address code grey responses, incident reporting, training and education for security and clinical staff, legal protection, improvements to communication between staff, patients and visitors, strengthening healthcare policy and the importance of clinical governance, security risk…

5 Sep 2016, by test test

Leadership & Communication

How to disrupt your own brand or business

Dr Ken Hudson shares eight pieces of advice on being disruptive – to yourself. Brad Jakeman, the president of global beverages group PepsiCo says: ‘I try and drive this notion in the organisation that unless we’re constantly thinking about how we disrupt ourselves someone will come along and disrupt us.’ But how do you disrupt…

23 Dec 2015, by test test

Leadership & Communication

Mining & Resources

Influence is the key to successful leadership – food for thought with Bernie Garrett

NT Resources Week is just around the corner and we were able to speak with one of the workshop hosts at the event, Bernie Garrett, about leadership and it's impact on sales. 1. The hallmark of successful leadership is influence – can you elaborate on this? If you desire to be successful in life and…

28 Jul 2015, by test test

Leadership & Communication

Gender Agenda: The kids are all right!

WAY back in the early 1990s, my teenage daughter started to feel I was asking her to do too much around the house. I disagreed and she, instead of throwing a tantrum or storming out, set about cataloguing what contribution she, my husband and I were making to the family welfare. The result was the…

30 Jun 2015, by test test

Leadership & Communication

Leadership styles: Understanding and using the right one for your situation

Whether you are managing a team at work, captaining your sports team or leading a major corporation, your leadership style is crucial to your success. Consciously, or subconsciously, you will no doubt use some of the leadership styles featured below, at least some of the time. By understanding these leadership styles and their impact, you…

5 Jun 2015, by test test

Leadership & Communication

Persuasive Leadership

An appreciation of persuasion principles can make a practical contribution to our influencing skills. If leadership is defined as influence then persuasion is an important element of effective leadership. Leaders, by definition, must effectively influence change, improvement, innovation and performance. Their task is to create positive, sustainable performance environments – often in the face of challenge,…

3 Jun 2015, by test test

Leadership & Communication

10 techniques for motivating others through chaos

The work environment has changed. Change has become the norm. Also the truth level of employees has decreased. This can lead to increased dissatisfaction and decreased productivity. Here are ten techniques for motivating your employees to succeed during chaos. 1. Take Care of the Little Things Doing the little things well will show that your…

1 Jun 2015, by test test

Leadership & Communication

6 steps to prioritise tasks efficiently

There never seems to be enough hours in the day to complete the tasks and projects collecting dust on the top of your desk. But managing your time means working smarter – not longer. In other words, you need to learn how to prioritise. For many assistants, learning how to establish and maintain priorities is…

27 May 2015, by test test

Leadership & Communication

Nice people don’t finish last

YOU probably won’t want to read it all but a detailed study conducted by an academic team in Germany has found that, in most management situations, the nicer you are, the more money you make. The team studied the relationship between aspects of Emotional Intelligence and success in the workplace. In particular they looked at…

19 May 2015, by test test

Leadership & Communication

Mining & Resources

How to make the transition from miner to industry consultant: Q&A with Bernie Garrett

Bernie Garrett is the Owner and Director of Foundation Leadership, a coaching and training consultancy that offers courses and workshops for professional and personal development. Bernie wasn't always the industry consultant he is today. After being made redundant in 2013, he set up a business to do what he realised he had been doing in his…

14 May 2015, by test test

Leadership & Communication

Gender Agenda: For women it’s still ‘Mind the Gap’

On March 25, 1928, five young women, one as young as 18, organised the first International Women’s Day rally in Sydney’s Domain. They stood on soap boxes and addressed the crowd on the rights of working women and equal pay for equal work. They kept the rally going for two hours. Today, more than eighty…

21 Apr 2015, by test test