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P&M 26: Delegation Coaching with Management Success Cards

You know the scene: You're frustrated with things at work, all you want to do is vent to your friend or partner, you're in the midst of letting off steam and then they pull the wind out of your sails with "Why are you doing that, you should just delegate." Grrr! :-/ If ...


P&M 25: Social Media in the Workplace

We either love it, hate it, don’t understand it, or love to hate it … it’s social media. You know it’s not going to go away so as a leader, manager or business owner you need to find a way to embrace it safely, constructively and for the benefit of ...


P&M 24: A More Beautiful Question: an interview with Best Selling Author Warren Berger

Having all the answers is one of the pressures so many of you experience as you lead and manage your staff and teams. You got promoted because you were seen as someone with the right answer or having solutions and ideas. Your staff come to you because the organisational chart, ...


P&M 23: Making Freelance, Virtual and Contract Workers Work For You

Getting the right person, in the right job, at the right price, for the right money is the magic mix you are always hoping to achieve when it comes to employing staff, irrespective of how that employment looks. Temporary, Freelance, Contract, Virtual: these styles of working are more and more common ...


P&M 22: Your Stories and the Impact on Your Success

The Stories You Tell Yourself and the Impact on Your Management and Leadership success! Impressions ... Perceptions ... Filters ... Stories ... ... there's a lot going on in our minds that can have major positive or negative effects on performance, relationships, careers and work / life balance. In this episode I chat with Simone de ...


P&M 21: Knowing and Building Your Resilience

Some days are smoother than others. Some days you cope better than other days. When something goes wrong, you either explode or simply shrug it off. Resilience is one of the qualities that helps you get through the tough days. Resilience is therefore the theme of this podcast episode. In this episode ...


P&M 20: Communication Coaching with Management Success Cards

You don't need me to tell - remind - you that communication is the absolute foundation to quality leadership, relationships, business, success .... you name it, we probably need quality communication to make it happen successfully! In this episode we go through the 5 Communication coaching cards in the Management Success ...


P&M 19: Being the Expat Leader and Manager

Our workplaces are melting pots of people from diverse backgrounds. No matter where you live you may be working for a boss who’s from another culture or you manage and lead a culturally diverse team. In this People and Management episode we’ll dive into that melting pot and hear from a ...


P&M 18: Interview with Intercultural Specialist Trisha Carter

Having lived in Germany and the UAE, I experienced the challenges, shock and frustrations plus the wonderful dynamics of immersing into a different culture. We live in a “global environment”, as my friend and colleague Trisha Carter, Organisational Psychologist, tells us. In this podcast we dive deep into what a cross cultural ...


P&M 17: Declutter: Talking All Things Organised

When you walk into an office space and it is messy, maybe not dirty, just cluttered and disorganised what is your first impression? What I think is that they are a busy person but probably unnecessarily busy because of the extra effort needed to manoeuvre, find, dig and search in their space for ...


P&M 16: Renaming this episode Feedback Can Be Fun!

Do you dread the annual, quarterly or half-yearly performance review meetings? Do you tense up at having to give feedback? Would you rather avoid or ignore than having to speak to someone about their performance? YES! Then listen up and listen hard, this is THE episode for you! First things first, let's ...


P&M 15: What can HR do for me?

From my very first day of full time employment I have always come across someone who grumbles a remark such as: "HR are all just policy and paperwork pushers!" "I have no idea what HR do apart from creating forms for us to fill in." "I only want to know about HR when ...


P&M 14: Manager as Trainer and Teacher

Do you find yourself frustrated when you try to coach or teach your staff a new skill and it just doesn’t seem to stick? Do you just do the work because for some reason showing or teaching new staff seems to go off the rails? How many times have ...


P&M 13: Keep up the pace with innovation, a chat with futurist Craig Rispin

Innovation is one word that either excites or terrifies you! It either inspires you as a manager or stifles you into almost inactivity. If you want to get a better - more realistic - grip on innovation and how you can stay up with the pace of how our world is ...


P&M 12: Your Question: How to deal with the constant “No” Boss

In this episode we’ll answer your question: this all too often, frustrating situation was emailed in: "My team come up with really great ideas to value add to our department and the organisation, I’m really proud of them and they know that. How can I get my boss to say yes to the ...


P&M 11: Stop being the walking dead: create your bucket list

Have you ever said, "Once I've finished work, I'' re-start my favourite hobby."? Do you ever catch yourself day-dreaming a million miles away former desk? Have you ever wanted more "life" in you life but felt you had to put work first? If you answered yes, then this People & Management episode is ...


P&M 10: Mindfulness – Not Stress – for Managers, Leaders & Business Owners

91% of Australian’s reported being stressed in the workplace according to Lifeline. 91% is huge! According to Medibank: Healthy employees are three times more productive than unhealthy staff. ... AND... Unhealthy staff take as much as nine times more sick leave than healthy staff. These stats are not good. Take a moment to think about ...


P&M 09: Managers, Leaders and Business Owners Need To Share More Stories

In the P&M episode 7 we explored networking, and that leads nicely into this episode about how you can present your message better, how to make your message stick and be memorable. Whether you are at a small networking function and need to briefly yet dynamically answer the question, "So what ...


P&M 08: Why Community Should Matter To You

In episode P&M07 you heard Julia Palmer, an expert networking strategist, discuss why networking is essential for management, leadership and business success. In this episode you'll go a step further with David Fisher, a leader with one of the world's biggest leadership and communication organisations, Toastmasters International. David tells us about the ...


P&M 07: Networking For Success

Do you cringe at having to go to networking events even if they are internal events at your work? Do you avoid attending corporate functions? Does the idea of an industry networking luncheon make you want to hide under your desk? I will admit I might not have the best handle on networking, ...


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