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In this talk at the 2016 Human Synergistics Australian Conference, Michael Combs, Founder and CEO of CareerTrackers, talks about the three principals he had when starting the business; being tested on those principles; tapping into the pool of talent otherwise locked out of professional careers as well as his own challenges as a leader particularly […]

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With so many employees working in different ways today maintaining strong communication links are vital to the wellbeing and productivity of a team. I was reading an old management textbook from 2007 with a very impressive graph, in the ‘communicating effectively’ chapter, showing research that physical distance has a great impact on levels of communication […]

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Wherever you look, it is apparent the ‘traditional’ models of work are under increased scrutiny.Rhonda Brighton-Hall, Flexpert Careers chairperson, explains what’s changing and why we should be excited! I often think about the future of work – mainly because I’m so eager to get to a better place than we are today. Work, as we […]

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Insights  Knowing and caring about what is truly important to the business clarifies what needs to be sustained and the value inherent in the exisiting culture  Producing a report with an assessment of the current culture is a waste of time; the business needs to be  deeply engaged in the process honoring what currently works  Ultimately shifts […]

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Insights  Being seen for who we really are is the ground from which true change can emerge  Cultivating a more expanded version of who we are, which encompasses all the good in our current way, is more powerful and sustainable than shifting to a shiner version of ourselves  Lasting shifts cannot be forced or maniplulated; we need to know […]

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