Enduring, and coming out of a Pandemic: Key Takeaways

The pandemic disrupted life and work as we knew it. It was a period that compelled organisations to change the way they operated and shifted tens of millions of office employees into remote work. Pre COVID, it was hard to imagine we could work from home in the way we...

Return to Office: What Managers Can Do

The prevailing view before the pandemic was that offices were necessary for ensuring productivity, culture, and team camaraderie. However, with two out of every three Australians working from home and workforce productivity increasing by 6.5 percent over the year, it...

Human Connections in a Digital Workplace with the HBDI®

Over the past couple of years most companies have transitioned permanently to working remotely in some capacity, while others have even given up the office for good. But despite the convenience of working from home and saving time on the commute, it’s likely this will...

Energy Management Habit 6: Ask for H.E.L.P

This article is a guest post from our partner Dr. Jay Chopra of Making Shift Happen. Now, we might be putting all these energy management tools into practice and still feel deprived of energy. This especially rings true for those of us who constantly experience high...
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Creativity, Learning and the Specialised Brain

Creativity, Learning and the Specialised Brain

This article is adapted from Ned Herrmann’s original paper: Creativity, Learning and the Specialised Brain In the Context of Education for Gifted and Talented Children* I would like to acquaint you with my specialised language, which is the new language of brain...

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Gender equity, diversity and thinking preferences

Gender equity, diversity and thinking preferences

Simply hiring more women doesn’t solve the issue of gender equity in the workplace. Diversity without inclusion leads to burnout, turnover, a lack of parity and other challenges like those we’re seeing at an even more intensified level as a result of the pandemic....

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Our Top 10 Resources for 2021

Our Top 10 Resources for 2021

2020 was a year none of us will ever forget, and that’s not just because of the coronavirus pandemic. From the Australian Black Summer bushires, to the Beirut explosion, to the global Black Lives Matter movement and the most contentious US election in history... it...

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How to thrive in a COVID-normal landscape

How to thrive in a COVID-normal landscape

As tough as the past 12 months have been for many of us across the globe, we can take some solace in the fact that there will be better days ahead. 2020 will long remind us of devastating job losses and business closures. Moving forward, it should be no surprise that...

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No, I don’t like doing detail!

No, I don’t like doing detail!

This post is a contribution from Scott Timmins, an HBDI® Certified Practitioner, Principle Consultant at Pinnacle Blue and former Australian Defence Force Aircraft Technician. I have always been someone who likes to start projects, has new ideas for the way things...

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The 2020 wrap up: What living in a global pandemic taught us

The 2020 wrap up: What living in a global pandemic taught us

In 2020, many of us experienced the same restrictions, but for each and every one of us, our day-to-day was affected differently. Thus, everyone’s experience throughout the pandemic was unique to them. That’s not to say we can’t find similarities in how we felt...

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Resilience for Growth: Decode It, Build It, Sustain It

Resilience for Growth: Decode It, Build It, Sustain It

These days, resilience is something that’s on all of our minds. We often hear it talked about in the context of how well we can “bounce back” from a setback or crisis. In some ways, though, bouncing back implies that we’re at the mercy of everything that’s going on...

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Feeling Stuck? Think More!

Feeling Stuck? Think More!

Understanding how you think is important. It is just as important as taking time out of the daily whirlwind to really think. Uninterrupted thinking time is one of the most essential ingredients for a more creative, productive, and satisfying life. We like to think so,...

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