Leading Remote Workers

Leading Remote Workers

Till recently the idea of staff working from home was a bit of a novelty. The most common occurrence was a few team members working from home one or two days a week, but often coming into the office, so managing them was relatively easy. Now, thanks to the worldwide...
The Hazards of On-line Meetings

The Hazards of On-line Meetings

By now you’re probably aware of “Poor Jennifer” who was in a Zoom meeting and took her laptop with her to the toilet so she wouldn’t miss anything. She forgot the webcam was on, so her colleagues didn’t miss anything either! Poor Jennifer. Slightly less embarrassing...
The Consultant and the Learning and Development Professional

The Consultant and the Learning and Development Professional

I have worked in learning and development as both an internal professional and as a self employed consultant over the years and as such I understand what each need from the other. So I thought I’d write a “Starters guide” for whichever role you currently undertake....
In Praise of Psychological Instruments

In Praise of Psychological Instruments

I recently attended the AUSAPT (Australian Association for Psychological Type) conference here in Melbourne and as a long term administrator of such instruments, it was really great to be among like minded people, get a refresher and learn LOTS of new things. Now...
Getting your eyes in

Getting your eyes in

I just want to start this post with the words ‘trust me this is a management development post’ be patient and all will be revealed… Not too long ago, about once or twice a month I would get together with a couple of mates who were keen photographers and we would...