Blog: Development

  • Virtual meeting etiquette – do you show your face?

    Last week, one of our consultants was in a virtual client meeting where only she and one other person had their cameras on. Unsure of whether she should turn hers off, or if this would be bad etiquette, she threw the question out to the rest of our team – what is the correct protocol or etiquette for using your camera during virtual meetings? With most …

  • The importance of Abstract Reasoning for leaders

    2020 is shaping up to be a difficult year for business leaders around the world. As the COVID-19 crisis and its associated impact on businesses and economies unfolds, we see a range of both proactive and reactive attempts to protect organisations and their employees and to minimise the disruption to business. The ability of leaders to cope with such challenges can vary significantly and can have …

  • Future-proofing your Leaders Content provided by Emma Spada, provisional psychologist. Our world is constantly changing and changing faster and more often than it has ever before. Our recent research (Leadership 2025: A local perspective) identified the drivers of change likely to impact Australian leaders and their organisations and determined the leadership skills required for organisations to thrive, versus just survive, today and into the future. So, …

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    Can I improve my emotional intelligence?

    Emotional intelligence has now become a part of our everyday work discussions about working relationships, what makes a good leader, and how people cope with pressures and stress. While the principles behind emotional intelligence have been studied for a long time, the business world’s interest in this concept started in the mid-late 90s. Compared to other constructs such as traditional cognitive intelligence or conscientiousness, we only …

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    Job Sharing: Successful Methods for Employee-Pairing

    Job sharing is on the rise due to its ability to create a harmonious work-life balance. Read on to find out how psychometric testing can best be harnessed to achieve successful employee pairings.

  • How to be a Resilient Organisation?

    In today’s challenging economy, resilient organisations are the ones that are not just surviving but flourishing. At People Solutions’ yearly conference in early September we discussed how we are leading by example and how we can continue to grow our ability as a resilient organisation.

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