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Can Your Team Disconnect?

podcast Jul 27, 2021
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Can Your Team Disconnect?
23:45
 
Hello and welcome to Episode 72 of the People Powered Business Podcast!
 
Today we’re unpacking a new phenomenon we’re seeing at work, thanks largely to increased technology and our move towards hybrid teams harnessing remote work – that is ‘availability creep’.
 
We all know the feeling, we hear the email come through on our phone whilst we’re getting the kids breakfast. It’s 7am, we know we don’t need to check it right now but we do, and then we have a knot in our stomach about the issue we just read about that we have to deal with in a couple of hours. No one is expecting us to read and respond to emails at all hours of the day and night, but because we can we do – and ultimately that leads to a failure to disconnect, and that is a fast track to burnout.
 
Studies show that this availability creep is starting to have a real impact on our teams, to the extend that some organisations are starting to legislate the...
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Understanding and Cultivating Culture with Sarah Williams

podcast Jul 20, 2021
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Understanding and Cultivating Culture with Sarah Williams
53:55
 
Hello and welcome to Episode 71 of the People Powered Business Podcast!
 
Today we welcomed a special guest to the podcast, workplace culture expert Sarah Williams.
 
Sarah shares with us how we can better understand and measure the culture within our organisations, and how we can work on building culture and engaging our team in the process.
 
If you’d like to connect with Sarah, she can be reached via any of the following ways:
 
 
As mentioned, if you’d like to connect with other businesses who are also juggling the challenges of teams, I’d love you to join us inside our free Facebook Group, HR Support for Australian Businesses, so I can learn more about what’s working for you and any challenges you might be having.
 
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Leading Well When You're Having a Bad Day

podcast Jul 13, 2021
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Leading Well When You're Having a Bad Day
19:23
 
Hello and welcome to Episode 70 of the People Powered Business Podcast!
 
Today I’ve gone a little rogue and am having a discussion about something that’s not often spoken about – when we as leaders have a bad day. What should we do, and how can we show up and lead our team effectively when we’re in a bit of a funk.
 
I shared with you my 5 top tips or strategies you might want to tap into. These include:
  • Self care is not selfish;
  • Communicate with your team and own it;
  • Find things to do that lift your mood;
  • Take the pressure off;
  • Delegate and involve your team.
 
It’s ok that we have the odd bad day, it’s not the end of the world and we don’t need to feel guilty, but there are ways we can improve the day and get ourselves out of the ‘bad day’ funk.
 
 
If you’d like to connect with other businesses who are also juggling the challenges of teams, I’d love you to join us inside our free...
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It's Time for a Mid Year Reset

podcast Jul 07, 2021
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It's Time for a Mid Year Reset
19:05
 
Hello and welcome to Episode 69 of the People Powered Business Podcast!
 
This week we are discussing the importance of creating the time and space for a mid year reset with your team. So often we have great energy and momentum at the beginning of the year, and really engage our team in that, but by the middle of the year this can easily dip.
 
In this episode I share with 6 simple steps to an effective mid year reset with your team:
  • Get the team together
  • Reflect
  • Show gratitude
  • Re establish the vision
  • Create goals and milestones
  • Seek input from the team/
 
This is a great time of year to re set, refocus and create every opportunity for massive success in the second half of the year.
 
As mentioned, if you’d like to connect with other businesses who are also juggling the challenges of teams, I’d love you to join us inside our free Facebook Group, HR Support for Australian Businesses, so I can learn more about what’s working for you and any...
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Growing Your Business With A VA

podcast Jun 29, 2021
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Growing Your Business With A VA
50:12
 
Hello and welcome to Episode 68 of the People Powered Business Podcast!
 
Today I have a special guest joining me on the podcast, my very own VA, Adrienne Donnelly, is joining me to talk about growing your business with the support of VA’s.
 
We discuss how to know it’s the right time to get yourself a VA, what sort of tasks you can easily outsource and most importantly how to set up a great working and communication structure with your VA.
 
As mentioned too, I have a special bonus for you today, a guide on the Must Ask Interview Questions you should ask when hiring a VA. Just like any staffing decision we make, selecting the right VA to work with can be daunting, this guide will help make sure you make the right decision, and have all the information you need to get the best VA for your business.
 
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An Important Update from The Fair Work Commission

podcast Jun 22, 2021
People Powered Business
An Important Update from The Fair Work Commission
16:29
 
Hello and welcome to Episode 67 of the People Powered Business Podcast!
 
This week we have a brief but important technical update for you after the Fair Work Commission announced it’s decision around the National Minimum Wage increase effective 1 July.
 
This spells change for many Award covered employees from 1 July 2021, on top of the previously announced superannuation increases.
 
As mentioned in todays episode, if you’d like to take a look at when your Award is increasing, here is the link:
 
 
 
If you’d like to connect with other businesses who are also juggling the challenges of teams, I’d love you to join us inside our free Facebook Group, HR Support for Australian Businesses, so I can learn more about what’s working for you and any challenges you might be having.
 
 
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Leading the Learning Revolution at Work

podcast Jun 15, 2021
People Powered Business
Leading the Learning Revolution at Work
25:00
 
Hello and welcome to Episode 66 of the People Powered Business Podcast!
 
The approach to learning has certainly changed, and we are seeing a shift away from employee driven formal learning to employer driven informal learning as the key way to impart knowledge and skills to our employees.
 
As employers I know it can often feel that we are doing all the things to look after our employees. We are constantly looking after them, thinking about their needs and the onus and more and more on us. It can be exhausting and sometimes frustrating, but in todays episode I share with you why I think leading the way in this learning revolution at work can really set your business up for success.
 
Mentioned in todays episode was a report from Swinburne University called Peak Human Workplace, you can view that report here: Peak Human Workplace Report
 
Also today we discussed the value of micro studies, and I mentioned our mini course – Hire Right. If you’re...
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Are They Above or Below the Line?

podcast Jun 09, 2021
People Powered Business
Are They Above or Below the Line?
23:35
 
Hello and welcome to Episode 65 of the People Powered Business Podcast!
 
Today we’re chatting about one of the most valuable management and leadership frameworks I work with, and something I can’t quite believe I haven’t discussed here on the Podcast before, and that is the concept of above the line and below the line thinking or behaviour.
 
Whilst I’m not entirely sure where this concept originated, I do know that Carolyn Taylor discussed this in her book Walking the Talk, although she credits Robert Kiyosaki (Rich Dad Poor Dad) with her understanding of the concept.
 
Simply, people who are above the line take responsibility ownership and accountability at work, and those below the line are inclined to blame, shame and justify – nothing is ever their fault.
 
In today’s episode we take a deeper dive into the different behaviours that will present in the workplace between above and below the line staff, as well as what to do...
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Trust - The Secret Sauce to Successful Hybrid Teams

podcast Jun 02, 2021
People Powered Business
Trust - The Secret Sauce to Successful Hybrid Teams
27:34
 
Hello and welcome to Episode 64 of the People Powered Business Podcast!
 
Following on from last weeks episode – Harnessing Hybrid Teams – today I have a discussion to share with you that leadership expert Juliet Robinson and I recently had about trust – which we think is the secret sauce to successful hybrid teams.
 
I hope you enjoyed this discussion, and if you’d like to join in the conversation with Juliet and I the best place to do that is on Clubhouse where we are hosting weekly rooms on all things Leadership.
 
If you head over to Clubhouse and follow the People Powered Business Club, you’ll see our Leadership Lounge discussions are scheduled there --->
 
 
If you'd like to connect with Juliet you can do so here ---> 
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Harnessing Hybrid Teams

podcast May 26, 2021
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Harnessing Hybrid Teams
24:42
 
Hello and welcome to Episode 63 of the People Powered Business Podcast!
 
The way we work has changed over the last 12+ months and for many businesses adjusting to this new way of work, the new way that has seen many workplaces permanently change, can bring it’s own range of challenges and adjustments.
 
In today’s episode we discuss Hybrid Teams, and I share 3 key tips to help you embrace a hybrid team model to maximise productivity and performance.
 
Is your workplace shifting a permanent hybrid teams model? If so I’d love to hear about your experience. Join us inside our free Facebook Group, HR Support for Australian Businesses, so I can learn more about what’s working for you and any challenges you might be having.
 
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