Goal Setting – how to get back on track

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  “The best laid plans are paved with good intentions” How many times do we set goals for ourselves, only to be waylaid by other commitments and priorities as life takes hold of us? We hope that by setting goals it will prompt us to be more vigilant and to work harder, however there will always be obstacles and challenges …

Vanessa Bennett – Interview with The Daily Guru

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In a recent interview with The Daily Guru  Vanessa Bennett from Inside80 Performance Australia generously shared  some fascinating insight into why she chose to enter her field of work, the greatest challenges and achievements of her career and personal life, misconceptions about her industry and the one piece of advice she would give to her 18-year-old self. VANESSA, SHARE WITH US …

Why distractions are a good thing

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‘Distractions’ have such a negative stigma attached to them. But distractions are a good thing if managed correctly. We’ve been taught that they’re a detriment to our work and that reducing them will actually increase our concentration and productivity. But why haven’t we ever looked at it the other way around? The Internet is littered with articles and tips on …

What T10ps Do Differently (Part 2) – Are You Confident or Arrogant?

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What Top 10 Percenters Do Differently (Part 2).  An Executive Head Hunters View – Are You Confident or Arrogant? Do you have an arrogant boss and need some help? The top 10 percenters (T10p) are confident – not arrogant. They don’t feel the need to overstate their achievements (because they have them). They hire people who they consider smarter than …

What T10ps Do Different (Part 1) – Attitude

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Top 10 percenters (T10p) have the right attitude. When looking at opportunities either within their current organisation or external, they don’t put barriers up. They don’t blame the organisation, the systems, the culture, the economy, you name it for their losses. They just get on with it. Fix what needs to be fixed and take accountability. Instead of looking at …

What the top 10 percenters do differently – Executives Head Hunters view

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After 20 years of Executive Search placing hundreds of senior candidates, I have seen patterns form separating the achievers and non-achievers Let’s start with frame of mind: 1. Top 10 percenters have the right attitude. When looking at opportunities either within their current organisation or external, they don’t put barriers up. They don’t blame the organisation, the systems, the culture, …