Hints and tips

Letting others take responsibility for solving the problem

Letting others take responsiblity for solving the problem

When we explicitly or implicitly give others the responsibility to solve a mutual problem, we are removing ourselves from the process and diminishing our voice. With time, it then becomes harder to contribute to the discussion or the solution and inevitably we become silent. Without assertively sharing the responsibility for joint problem solving, we leave […]

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Have Your Bullying Policies And Trainings Been Updated?

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Recently, the Victorian Government passed legislation that now means the act of bullying can be viewed as a criminal offence. Employees convicted of bullying could be ordered jail terms of up to 10 years. In conjunction with this, Worksafe can still prosecute the employee, manager,company director and/or company owner/s for bullying and/or vicarious liability and fines […]

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Critical conversations?

Critical conversations

Much has been said about conversations being critical, courageous and difficult. Every conversation is critical in building workplace relationships, improving productivity, engagement, retention etc. Having constructive conversation skills means that no conversation should be difficult or take courage to initiate or respond. Aim for a constructive interaction with colleagues – every time.

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Hints for negotiation

Hints for negotiation

Read about the important steps you should be taking when preparing for your next negotiation – even if that is just a meeting with a colleague where you must put forward your ideas and win their approval. These steps are covered in the article written by Workplace Conflict Resolution and published by ‘hrdaily‘ in July […]

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