Leadership At Work News

Critical Feedback or Criticism?

June 2, 2017

Organisations and Leaders throughout Australia are adopting the ideology of critical or 360 degree feedback methodology to build trust, accountability and shared power within teams in the name of performance improvement and sustainability. It is important to recognise that the process of critical feedback is as valuable as the content; when mistakes are made, the...

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Bound for Glory? 5 key points to building a successful team.

September 12, 2016

Grand final Day… Is your team ready to claim VICTORY? As Geelong and Ballarat people are swept into the annual frenzy of national football Grand Finals, its worthwhile asking ourselves the question: If we were facing our organisational Grand Final, would we be ready?  Who would be our most consistent and when it comes down to it, who...

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Two Trains, One Optimum Organisational Destination

August 29, 2016

Geelong & Ballarat leaders stay firmly on the tracks…   For more than 30 years Leadership At Work has created clarity for its clients around the differentiation between LEADERSHIP and MANAGEMENT.  After working with us, participants understand that they can have a healthy blend of leadership and management functions built into their roles; more importantly, they leave with the necessary...

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United Leadership Action preferable to Charismatic Individuality

July 25, 2016

Leadership, not Leaders Phew, we survived another Federal election. Whilst we seem to have an outcome, a clear path forward is perhaps more amorphous than before; a very small majority in the Lower House and a bag of mixed nuts (perfect metaphor) in the Upper House leave us wondering just how effective the latest iteration...

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Organisational Values – do they hold any currency for your business?

June 15, 2016

Values:  Whats their real value to Geelong & Ballarat businesses?   Organisational values (or the idea of them) began to surface in the early 1970’s, but whose origins most likely lie in the work of Kurt Lewin in the late 19th and early 20th Centuries.  Despite a general awareness, the experience of the Leadership At Work team is...

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Leadership Development – Converting knowledge to action

June 7, 2016

In early 2015, Leadership At Work Principal, Robert Re, made a visit to our Capital.  Superman cape in hand and a resolve to rescue our political ‘leaders’ from themselves, he ventured into the belly of the beast. Over an afternoon Robert met with several of the Nation’s most recognised and experienced pollies; he explored their...

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Organisational development: Training vs. consulting

April 12, 2016

It is one thing to provide a consulting service, continually pointing businesses in the right direction when it comes to organisational development. But at Leadership At Work, we deliver effective organisational development training for Geelong and Ballarat, allowing managers and leaders to eventually implement tactics and methods in-house. It might seem like we are ‘cutting...

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