Making Decisions
Decisions abound in our daily lives from the moment we wake until the moment we return to the horizontal to collect Z’s. These decisions can range from the routine and simple to the much-deliberated and difficult. A simple decision might be whether or not to make a morning coffee or be late – that’s...
Posted on Monday, 26 June 2017
Running a Productive Meeting
Like cold war spies just waiting to be activated, meetings are everywhere; most businesses on most days hold meetings on most things, and family films led us to believe that families held family meetings about most family matters. With such frequency and incidence, it’s a wonder then, how so many...
Posted on Friday, 26 May 2017
Conducting Performance Appraisal for Managers
Performance appraisals, reviews, employee evaluations; whatever you want to call them, they are mostly not looked forward to; like Christmas if you’re The Grinch or a February 29th birthday on any year other than a leaped one. They are an unfortunate and necessary part of every organisation. Only,...
Posted on Tuesday, 21 March 2017
Learning From Failure
Where would we be today had the Wright Brothers not learned from their failures or J. K. Rowling not tried again? Probably still warding off dysentery on three month hauls aboard damp steamers with nothing but the Penguin Classics for entertainment. Don’t get me wrong, boats are great and A Tale of...
Posted on Thursday, 19 January 2017
Blended Learning
While the moniker of Blended Learning may be unfamiliar to some, the concept behind that title is familiar to most. Simply an intermingling or unification of learning techniques, such as complimenting the more traditional face-to-face teacher-student model of classroom learning with eLearning...
Posted on Tuesday, 8 November 2016
Delegating Work
From pretty early on, we become familiar with the process of delegation; parents give chores like washing dishes, taking out garbage, and tidying rooms to children, school coordinators assign hall monitoring and sports captaincy duties to students, and eventually, managers give workers...
Posted on Tuesday, 11 October 2016
Aged Care Health and Safety for Carers
Aged-care workers are pillars of the community, dedicating their time to the safety and comfort of the elderly. And while mainly concerned with the wellbeing of others, the aged-care profession presents a higher than average chance of injury for workers than many workplaces. Being aware of potential...
Posted on Monday, 8 August 2016