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Celebrate Strengths and Create the Conditions for Success

 At this time of year we enjoy celebrating. Celebrating the Christmas season. Celebrating family and friendship. Celebrating the successes of the year.It's a good thing to do. And an important part of effective leadership. Why? Because when we celebrate we focus on what's good, what's shared, what's valued and what's appreciated. And our focus significantly shapes [...]

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Training tales: from theory to practice

Many people who have found themselves in the role of trainer undertake the Certificate IV in Training and Assessment (TAA04) to gain a recognised qualification. The competencies in the qualification all make good sense – step 1, step 2 and so on. But it is often not so easy to keep those steps in mind [...]

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Game Plan for Change (Free Extract!)

[caption id="attachment_1459" align="alignleft" width="100" caption="*Available in Store*"][/caption]  Game Plan for Change Sample Syllabus  Game Plan for Change Participant Workbook Extract    The Game Plan for Change is a two day workshop where teams of participants each select a fictitious case-based organisation. They are presented with information, discuss solutions, evaluate alternatives, solve problems, make decisions and learn how well their [...]

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Designing the Smart Organization (Free Extract!)

[caption id="attachment_1404" align="alignleft" width="100" caption="Available in Store"][/caption] Click here to download your FREE excerpt    Table of Contents Index  For any company that wants to compete in the 21st century, Designing the Smart Organization offers inspiring perspectives for integrating corporate learning as a core business practice that will create sustainable strategic and organizational capabilities.

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How to Be in a Personal Relationship (Free Extract!)

Available in StoreClick here to download your Free excerpt!Table of Contents!There are many books out there on relationships, but this one is different. It teaches social, intellectual and emotional skills you can actually apply in your life to create a lasting and intimate relationship- whether you're married, engaged or in a committed partnership.The information and [...]

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And the winner is...

The winner of the 5 Dysfunctions of Team iPod Touch draw has been selected and the lucky customer is E.Fourie from Sunnybank Hills, Queensland.To claim this prize, please complete the prize claim form that was mailed to you or contact our customer service team on Free Call 1800 657 025.If this prize has not been [...]

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Would you like feedback with that?

 A friend told me the other day about an interesting experience he's had upon moving into a new role.He's committed to ongoing learning and development - for himself and those in his team. As part of that he actively seeks feedback and he's learned to make a habit of giving feedback as well.But his new environment [...]

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Executing Change in the Organization (Free Extract!)

***Available in Store***Click here to download the FAQ's The toolkit provides the knowledge and tools for practical implementation of any change initiative, from simple process-step change to large-scale assimilation projects. It serves as a road map that is effective for transformational change such as mergers and acquisitions, change in strategic intent, or entering a global [...]

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Coaching for Commitment (Free Extract!)

*Available in Store* Coaching For Commitment: Achieving Superior Performance ExtractCoaching For Commitment: Facilitator Guide ExtractCoaching For Commitment: Participant Workbook ExtractCoaching For Commitment: FAQ'sCoaching For Commitment: Case StudyThis dynamic, participant focused two-day workshop provides an interactive and engaging learning experience that is the most effective way to help others make the shift to the coach role.Resources available [...]

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Book Review: Tackling Difficult Conversations Pocketbook

[caption id="attachment_1373" align="alignleft" width="135" caption="*Available in Store*"][/caption]Tackling Difficult ConversationsBy Peter EnglishManagement Pocketbooks Ltd, 2009At some point we all have to face the daunting task of having a difficult conversation. The reaction we have to this thought varies; some people feel sick at the thought and avoid the task for days while others are happy to [...]

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