David Birmingham is a Change Management specialist. He has lead change programs across finance, insurance, banking, marketing, NFP and hospitality organisations both in Australia and internationally. David took some time out to answer some questions and shed some light on the dark arts of change management.Continue reading “Change = Persistence + Time”
A winning combination
Success at work doesn’t just happen and it is rarely about doing one thing 100% better. Usually successful outcomes requires regular and mindful tweaking of numerous factors. Regular contributor and employment relations specialist, Charles Watson, considers his success at sailing as analogous to getting the best outcomes in the workplace. His view is that most of the work is done before the starting line.Continue reading “A winning combination”
Coworking spaces…Can’t we all just get along?
Article by Charles Watson – Workplace relations and compliance specialist
The international rise of coworking spaces over the last decade has been awesome, particularly if you are a start-up, freelancer or a small operator that needs a less formal office arrangement. Are the days of tech-titans coming out of a parents garage all but gone? Can we have mutually beneficial symbiotic relationships by working in the same space? Maybe, but just like going to the swimming pool, things only work well if we understand the entry requirements and follow some rules.Continue reading “Coworking spaces…Can’t we all just get along?”
Getting problems sorted
Workplace relations is a specialised and tricky field. It shapes society, government policy, business outcomes and at its core is the relationship between employers and employees. Its a broad area of endeavour, is influenced by dozens of ever changing pieces of legislation, and always brings forth ‘passionate’ behaviour. Ni Gao is a talented and pragmatic workplace relations practitioner who loves solving problems. We thought we would ask Ni how she does it.Continue reading “Getting problems sorted”
Are you a triple threat?
Multi-talented corporate advisor Joyce Au is one.
Being both a chartered accountant and a Cambridge educated lawyer, Joyce Au is one of the most driven and talented, yet modest, professionals you could meet. Added to her arsenal are some awesome salsa skills which make Joyce a real triple threat. We asked Joyce for the details on what she does as a corporate advisor, how she got to where she is now, where she is going, and how she finds balance in doing it all.Continue reading “Are you a triple threat?”