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May 28, 2016
Shaken Awake! 4 Year Later

Trauma Triggers Change in Canterbury. As a species, for the most part, we are naturally inclined toward achieving equilibrium, a sense of calmness and composure, of control and balance. In our home and work lives we tend to appreciate some routine and familiarity. We find comfort in knowing where we stand, what we can generally expect from those around us, the knowledge that we can manage the routines and familiar demands of our daily lives. We unconsciously appreciate the consistency that a familiar

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Apr 15, 2016
Managing Your Terrorists! Dealing with Poor Behaviour in the Workplace

Engaging in appropriate challenging conversations remains difficult and dangerous territory for many managers. Too often our concerns about the bad behaviour of certain staff members, particularly those who are good at their job or have specific expertise, go unaddressed. As managers we strive to be quick to praise and promote positive results and outputs but we’re not always as keen to challenge negative behaviours and poor attitude

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Mar 5, 2016
What ‘Charges’ You?

Some time ago I started talking to a number of my clients about ‘charging’ behaviours. We live in a world of high drain devices, mobile phones, cameras, laptops and tablets and it seems we end up spending a lot of time looking for the right USB or power adaptor to keep our devices ‘fully charged and ready to perform’! I had the passing thought that with all the different plugs and connections

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