Tag Archives: Employment

Designing Business Qualifications for 21st Century Learners

Business and Skills At present there is an under-utilisation of skills, talent and expertise in New Zealand’s organisations. Just ask anyone who works in a large organisation, and they will tell you then getting people productive and performing is a … Continue reading

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What would you choose? Loyalty or competence

Often in public and work life we see judgement clouded by personal loyalty. So when choosing new members of the team are you looking for competence above loyalty?  What are the consequences of choosing loyalty over competence? What do we know … Continue reading

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5 ways to keep your rockstar employees happy

By Daniel Debow, Rypple Oct. 15, 2011, 9:00am PT 4 Comments The Googleplex, Google’s corporate headquarters in Mountain View California, is legendary for its perks. Employees have access to unlimited free meals, haircuts, dry cleaning, massages, and even onsite medical … Continue reading

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How to master the 3 moments of truth for long-term career success

In my recent work with teachers, business people and students, it has become clear, that many of us are needing help in getting that next job and performing well in a new position.  This is more complicated when we realise … Continue reading

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Practice Portfolios

Creating a practice portfolio requires you to review and adapt not just your activities and your practice but your values and beliefs about your practice. See Peter Drucker for a reminder about who is responsible for our professional development. Click … Continue reading

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So you want to be a better coach, manager and teacher?

The answer may well lie with Google.  Suprised?  Well, Google have undertaken an extensive programme to discover what knowledge, skills and attributes their managers need to support employees performance.  The project was code named Project Oxygen, I suppose to breath … Continue reading

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Using six dimensions to create great leaders at work

Great business leaders know that there is a lot more to becoming a leader than simply being assigned to the role of manager. A manager is primarily an administrator. The job of a manager is to run a section, group … Continue reading

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