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A 5-Step Model for Testing Leaders’ Decisions

Organisational Advisors & Psychologists
Posted on by Isaac Baker

*Estimated read time = 5 min. *Short on time? Skip to the 5-Step Model below, then contact me to discuss how I may assist you and your organisation in testing and informing your decisions. Email me -> ibaker@livingstones.com.au Phone me -> … read more

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Culture always wins!

Organisational Advisors & Psychologists
Posted on by Mike Allan

Why does an employee work for your organisation? We want to believe it’s because of our brand or employee value proposition (EVP) is different in someway from our competitors, but recent evidence has indicated that it’s because employees identify with … read more

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Are you contributing to negativity in the workplace?

Organisational Advisors & Psychologists
Posted on by Lisa Paton

Unfortunately, negativity and pessimism in the work place spread more rapidly than positivity.  Negativity is incredibly contagious and a strong culture needs to be developed to protect the organisation and its members against it.  There is a significant difference between … read more

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Strong Leaders Must Avoid Poor Decision Making

Organisational Advisors & Psychologists
Posted on by Isaac Baker

In my previous blog post, I argued that strong leadership is necessary for organisations to deal with tomorrow’s shifting technological, social, and business landscapes. However, this is only part of the equation for organisations to succeed. Leaders also need to … read more

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Leaders Steer Organisations Through Change

Leadership, Organisational Advisors & Psychologists
Posted on by Isaac Baker

What path is your organisation heading down? Path A: where it clings to the safe practices, beliefs, and strategies of yesteryears passed? OR Path B: where it rewards innovation; proactively planning for and adapting to tomorrow’s shifting business, technological, and … read more

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Behavioural Insights Drives Organisational Success

Organisational Advisors & Psychologists
Posted on by Isaac Baker

Are you a rational decision-maker free of bias and undue influence? This may surprise, but behavioural sciences research suggests that most people aren’t like Spock from Star Trek. Instead, we tend to be — at least some of the time — … read more

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The Six most common reasons people don’t have performance discussions

Organisational Advisors & Psychologists
Posted on by Lisa Paton

I have been coaching and supporting leaders to get true behavioural change for more years than I care to admit.  When I think about the one thing that will make the life of a leader easier in the long run … read more

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4 leadership behaviours that actually have an impact on productivity

Organisational Advisors & Psychologists
Posted on by Austin Chu

Having been tasked with writing my first ever blog, I did what most millennials would do: Google.  After a few searches from “How do I write a blog” to refinements such as  “How to lead others”, I was inundated with … read more

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Finalist in the 2017 APS Workplace Excellence Awards

Employment & Industrial Relations, Human Resources & Relationships, Organisational Advisors & Psychologists
Posted on by Cheryl-Anne Laird

Livingstones are proud to have been selected as Finalist in the  Australian Psychology Society (APS) Workplace Excellence Awards in partnership with the DSITI for their IT Graduate Development Program. Livingstones worked with the Queensland Government Chief Information Office (QGCIO) to … read more

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Unleashing our inner coach

Organisational Advisors & Psychologists
Posted on by Blake Redding

Have you got a coach? Is there someone in your corner fighting for your needs, excellence and brilliance?  Imagine regular, focused and helpful coaching moments that were tailored to your own values, ambitions and language, whilst being structured to set … read more

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