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Learning for the Modern Adult in Perth, Western Australia and Beyond

Learning for the Modern Adult In modern Australia today many of us are left with limited free time to undertake another qualification. We find that although a lot of our potential clients want to do a qualification, it is just not feasible in their busy, busy lives. Or so they think. Introducing the Pivot Institutes’ […]

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Persuasive Techniques

Persuasion is generally an exercise in creating a win-win situation.  You present a case that others find beneficial to agree with.  You make them an offer they can’t refuse, but not in the manipulative Godfather sense.  It’s simply a good deal or a position that makes sense to that particular person. There are techniques that […]

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Body Language

What does your body language say about you? At every moment in time the subconscious mind speaks to us through our bodies, in a language that is as refined, systematic, and complete as verbal language.  Becoming fluent in body language can help you to think more effectively and increase your awareness of yourself and others. […]

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Delegation

Done properly, delegation can be very empowering.  It is a key leadership function that builds on the valued friendship, cooperation and support of the work team.  When fully empowered, members of a work team have a great deal of autonomy and work out many is­sues for themselves.  If it is a high-performing team, it will […]

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The Five Keys to Peak Performance

Ensuring that you competently perform your job is part of every job description. How can you ensure that your employee’s perform as expected or even go above and beyond in your role and exceed your expectations? There are five steps to ensuring you give you give your employees all the tools they need. Although the […]

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Coaching

Coaching is a highly personalised form of learning that aims to unlock and enhance the learning ability and performance of others.  It is concerned with designing and facilitating change and continuous improvement; by understanding and encouraging a person’s strengths, as well as recognising and overcoming challenges. It helps the person to help her/himself to bring […]

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Performance Management

Performance Management involves the translation of organisational strategies and targets into practical and realistic performance goals for every role and person.  It takes place between a team leader and team member and is guided by the organisation’s Performance Management process. The following steps provide a guide that team leaders may use to assist a team […]

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Giving Instructions

Work instructions come in various strengths.  How strongly you make a request depends on the situation and the team member/s. Emergencies and dangerous situations, for example, require prompt action.  They call for clear, decisive instructions.  You may not even have the time to explain them. At the other end of the scale are situations where […]

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Working Safely at Heights

Working at Heights is a high risk job. If you are required to work at heights as part of your job role, it is crucial that you have undergone the appropriate training and are deemed competent before attempting to work at heights. In one year, 2010-2011 there were 7,730 serious injuries reported resulting from a […]

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A Glance at Personalities!

Often feuds are caused by differing opinions stemmed by different personalities.  Our personality shapes our behaviour, so if we want to better understand the behaviour of someone in an organisation, it helps if we know something about his or her personality. When psychologists talk of personality, they mean a dynamic concept describing the growth and […]

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