Guest blogger – Ian Hackett – HR should be every company’s ‘killer app’

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HR should be every company’s ‘killer app’ – What could possibly be more important than who gets hired…” — Jack Welch, ex-CEO of GE  Although not someone that always got everything right during his highly successful CEO career in one … Continue reading

Being Awesome

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Over the last couple of months I’ve finally had the opportunity to launch our Be Awesome program.   It has been a long held dream of mine to provide programs that help people thrive not only at work but more broadly … Continue reading

Mental Health Week

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It’s mental health week which this year runs from Sunday 5th to Saturday 11th October. World Mental Health Day is marked every year on the same date: October 10th.  The primary purpose of these initiatives is to raise community awareness … Continue reading

Big Brother Bully … what were they thinking!

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Last week I had the unfortunate experience of watching part of a Big Brother episode.  To be absolutely clear I’m not a fan and would never usually choose to watch the show.  In fact, I’d rather watch just about anything … Continue reading

Ugly Bosses

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I came across a story on news.com.au that astounded me.   I’ve observed some unkind leadership acts in my time but this one takes the prize.  The story is about Carol Jumper, an American woman who was fired from her job … Continue reading

Practicing what I preach

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A few weeks back I wrote a blog titled ‘Trolls: we choose to let them in’.  At the heart of the message I shared is that we have the power choose the extent to which people affect us. I wrote, … Continue reading