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It's that time of year again. The time of year when we, as busy professionals, are divided between countless roles on a daily basis – trying to do a million things at once.
Whether you are being a leader at a tough sales meeting or entertaining at the office Christmas party, it's important to pay attention to your emotions and how they are translating to your body language.read more >
We all fear the 3pm slump, that time in the day when productivity nose dives and we mentally check out.
Whether you yourself are battling this feeling, or you notice that your team experiences a slump mid-afternoon, Dr Adam Fraser, in this exclusive preview of his e-video program, gives us the tools to fight the fatigue and get everything done by sunset!read more >
Travel can be a stressful process, for both your colleagues in the travel industry and also your consumer. Picture this, your customer has made it to the airport by the skin of their teeth thanks some cabby’s blatant disregard for the rules of the road and now somehow they’ve survived the briskest body search of their life through security.
Whilst this may paint a rather funny picture, it's not exactly conducive to bringing your A-game to that all-important meeting.read more >
You only get one chance to make a first impression! This has been the catch cry of many a self help book for, well for forever. Some even get very technical and give you clear metrics to adhere to, “People make their minds up about you in 1/10 of a second so make that time count”. But psychology shows us that there is a simple and more powerful formula to winning people over?read more >
One of the biggest killers of productivity is not a lack of innovation, productive systems or visionary thinking, its politics. UK studies show that the average manager wastes one and a half days a week on dealing with politics. When people focus on internal petty issues it is incredibly distracting and they spend less time executing and getting work done. Also politics results in a tremendous amount of negative emotion in the organisation leading to poorer performance.read more >
Innovation alone won’t be enough to succeed in business during 2013. The key to growth is a return to execution and productivity.
Dr Adam Fraser is one of Australia’s leading educators, researchers and thought leaders in the area of human performance.read more >
I recently presented at the world congress for Human Resources (Horizon put on by AHRI). The starting keynote was by Steve Wozniack, the co-founder of apple computers. What an impressive guy. Not only did he single handedly design the first personal computer, he was also involved in the design of the calculator and GPS technology. You could say that he has been one of the most influencial people of his generation. However there were two things about him that stood out the most.read more >
On New years Eve we have all found ourselves setting ambitious resolutions, “This is the year I am going to get into shape and get my life on track”, “This year I will be more productive and stop wasting time”. The 1st of July is the corporate world's version of a New Year, people get new budgets, new targets and new direction.read more >
Well it’s the end of the year again! Most of us will soon be having a well-deserved break after yet another intense year, where the demands of life and work have once again increased dramatically, leaving some of us exhausted.read more >