Influencers are Everywhere


Natalie Tran operates one of Australia’s most popular YouTube channels. In 2009, in the early days of YouTube, she was Australia’s most popular YouTube channel, with over 150,000 subscribers. Even now, despite the growing competition for YouTube eyeballs, she has over 1.5 million subscr...

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The Future of Work


The workplace is changing – in where we work, when we work, and who does the work. This creates challenges and opportunities for leaders, who have to achieve their goals with distributed, global and fluid teams. Here are the five key questions leaders need to ask about the future of work: WH...

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Workplace Trends


Successful leaders need to know how to lead in modern workplaces, with more flexible work arrangements, technology that boosts productivity, the mix of personal and work lives, and the growth of collaboration and networking. Listen To the Episode Visit Julie’s Web site here. More Resources ...

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The Officeless Office


For most of the past 200 years, the workplace of the knowledge worker has been an office. But that’s changing – and changing fast. Modern teams include full-timers, part-timers, contractors, interns, telecommuters, and job sharers. We also have extended work teams, using outsourcing, cr...

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The Officeless Office


For most of the past 200 years, the workplace of the knowledge worker has been an office. But that’s changing – and changing fast. Modern teams include full-timers, part-timers, contractors, interns, telecommuters, and job sharers. We also have extended work teams, using outsourcing, cr...

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Creating Connected Distributed Teams


Distributed teams – where everybody doesn’t work together in the same office all the time – are a growing trend, and causes some interesting challenges for leaders and team members alike. Listen To the Episode Read the Harvard Business Review article How Virtual Teams Can Create...

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Are You Driving Your Staff to Distraction? Beat Your Office’s Biggest Productivity Threat


When do you get your best work done? Is it when you shut yourself off in a meeting room, work from home for some peace and quiet, or sit in a café for a couple of hours? If you’re lucky enough to choose your work environment, you can choose what works well for you. But what if you’re of...

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Why Are Organisations Still Avoiding Telecommuting?


Telecommuting and other Out of Office work continue to grow in popularity (51% of employed Australians are telecommuters, according to ACMA), but there’s still some resistance in some organisations. We address some of the most common objections here. Listen To the Episode More Resources The Fit...

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Seven Reasons Why You Should Let Employees Use Social Media at Work


In almost any discussion about productivity in the workplace, the question about allowing or blocking social media invariably arises. It happened in a recent webinar I was running about employee engagement, when somebody asked a question along these lines: “How do you keep employees focused o...

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Five Myths of Leading a Distributed Team


Telecommuting and distributed teams are growing fast. If you’re a leader or manager, it’s likely that you are – or will be – leading a distributed team. That means some or all of your team members aren’t in the office all the time. So what’s different about leading distributed teams? Li...

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