Trouble in paradise – 3 sure signs of organisational misalignment.

Trouble in paradise – 3 sure signs of organisational misalignment.

The human services sector is one of the most demanding environments. Working with some of the most dis-enfranchised and maringalised members of the community creates all sorts of opportunities and challenges. An accountable, progressive and when the organisational culture gets out of kilter, staffing, quality of service and outcomes for service users is close to follow. Here are three early warning signs that it’s time to give culture a shake-out.  1. An employee named ‘Somebody Else’ You know that feeling…

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The magic of ‘Yes, if …’

The magic of ‘Yes, if …’

So, you’ve been asked to deliver on something that you just can’t say yes to! And you really don’t want to say no, either. In a global business community, relationships are king (or queen). And the ability to skillfully negotiate day-to-day agreements is one area that can quickly make or break professional relationships, effecting goodwill and future business. We’ve all been in negotiations that end up feeling like you’ve been steam rolled or got the outcome you wanted by taking…

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