Learning and the Amazing Brain

Learning and the Amazing Brain

Whether you want to learn a new language, or an advanced skill, staying competitive often means learning new things.  Many young people in the Pacific Region are taking advantage of courses or additional training to advance their careers. Being a quick learner can...
Why A Learning Culture is So Important

Why A Learning Culture is So Important

Recent surveys overseas have highlighted senior management concerns about the needs of their workers to learn new skills.  According to the  2018 Workplace Learning Report from LinkedIn, 68 percent of employees prefer to learn at work, 58 percent of employees prefer...
Watch Out! Here Comes GenZ!

Watch Out! Here Comes GenZ!

Many books have been written about managing millennials, how they learn and lots of other aspects of their behavior.  I actually wrote one myself. However, we now await anxiously for the next generation, already named Generation Z.  A group born between the mid 1990’s...
Become a Presentation Legend

Become a Presentation Legend

Despite the fact that so much of our communication is via internet or on-line formats there are still times when we must stand up in front of our audience and deliver.  Many careers have been enhanced by the ability to sell ideas through good presentations.  We have...
Getting People to Perform at the Highest Level

Getting People to Perform at the Highest Level

In sports, the job of a coach is to help a player develop strengths and mitigate weaknesses.  The job of a manager is the same.  Properly prepared team members don’t freeze up when there are challenges – they feel confident in any situation and are able to think on...
Culture-Focused Interview Questions

Culture-Focused Interview Questions

You can’t just hire smart people and hope for the best.  These questions will help you hire for the culture you want to incubate in your organisation. Building a strong work culture all starts at the hiring stage.  These questions will help you hire team members...