Paul Findlay

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Branson is Wrong: you CAN train for attitude

Richard Branson is right about many things…but he’s wrong about attitude. One of his famous observations was that “you can learn expertise and gain experience but attitude is inherent”. In other words, you can’t train for attitudes – you hire attitudes. I believe that view is now defunct. By failing to train for attitude, organisations miss out… Continue reading Branson is Wrong: you CAN train for attitude

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Utilise your employee’s talent… or lose them

Employers must pay greater attention to the strengths and skills of their staff – or risk losing talented employees. That was the key take-away message from a national Wellness in the Workplace survey by professional development firm PDT involving 530 employees across the private, government and non-profit sectors. Of the 27% of respondents who didn’t… Continue reading Utilise your employee’s talent… or lose them

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Stop end-of-year fatigue from seeping into the new year: boost staff optimism and resilience

It’s a seasonal reality that many Australian workers end the year short-fused with their resilience falling and pessimism rising. For corporate and government workers alike, it can be caused by change fatigue. Constant and relentless change challenges the resilience of these workers. They can get worn down and cynical or counter-productive in the face of restructuring… Continue reading Stop end-of-year fatigue from seeping into the new year: boost staff optimism and resilience

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