The Truth About ‘High Performance Culture’: Is It Just Buzz?

If I had a dollar for every time a manager said to me "I want a high performance team" I'd probably be on a beach somewhere... Each time I hear this statement a few things run through my head (as I know they do other HR professionals): How would you define a 'high performance team' … Continue reading The Truth About ‘High Performance Culture’: Is It Just Buzz?

Psych Assessments and Personality Profiles: Worth It?

This week's post is a result of a question submitted through Engage Learn Build. It's a question I get asked frequently in various forms - from executives looking to evaluate their team or a new hire, managers who feel they should be using psych assessments but don't know where to start, right through to friends … Continue reading Psych Assessments and Personality Profiles: Worth It?

The Balancing Act of Work/Life Balance in the World of HR

I wear many hats as a people & culture professional: strategic advisor, problem solver, sounding board, behaviour changer... but I'm also a friend, a partner, a daughter, a sister. There - I said it. I have a life outside of work! While I love the variety my chosen profession brings sometimes it is really tiring. … Continue reading The Balancing Act of Work/Life Balance in the World of HR

Storytelling: People with a Passion for Making a Difference

Yesterday I attended the YMCA Victoria / AFL SportsReady joint program graduation for a group of leaders within the YMCA. The participants are concluding their YMCA Leadership Stage 2 Certificate jointly with a Diploma in Management and presented their group projects to their peers and guests from the wider organisation. It was pretty awesome - … Continue reading Storytelling: People with a Passion for Making a Difference