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Key Behaviours for Effective Goal Setting

Key Behaviours for Effective Goal Setting With the New Year upon us, many of us are now setting our goals, resolutions, hopes and dreams for 2015. This year make them manageable and plan your approach to ensure success. Your ability to achieve your goals will depend greatly on your approach: o Visualise the outcome: imagine […]

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Make 2015 your best year!

It’s that time of year again, we all do it, how many New Year’s resolutions have you thought of so far? It’s often the same for many people: take up a hobby, become healthier, lose weight, get a better job or promotion…. You may manage a few of these but the truth is that change […]

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Fundamentals of Management

The definition of management Management can be defined as “the attainment of organisational goals in an effective and efficient manner through planning, organising, leading and controlling organisational resources.” There are two important aspects to this definition: 1. The work towards the attainment of organisational goals 2. The four functions of management including: planning, organising, leading […]

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New-Age Managers in Western Australia

Present Day Managers   In recent times organisations have restructured and downsized, the traditional pyramid of organisations has become flatter.  The ranks of the middle managers have been reduced and many of the du­ties formerly carried out by the middle managers now fall to frontline managers.   In turn, the work team now does many […]

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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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