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Resilience: It’s Importance in Modern Business

This week’s Quay Appointments Breakfast Seminar was around the topic of ‘Resilience’ and its importance in modern business. We heard from two inspirational guest speakers, Annabelle Chauncy & Janepher Nansubuga, from the School for Life Foundation. Annabelle founded School for Life at the age of 21. Along the way she has dealt with a multitude […]

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problemssoultions

Why Agility & Innovation is about more than just technology.

    Our guest blogger is Patrick Hollingworth who recently gave a very well attended presentation at one of Quay Appointments successful breakfast networking seminars.  In this series of blogs Patrick explores how teams can deal with business in an ever changing world. The Problem – Disruption In today’s rapidly changing business world, there are two […]

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Delegating? Address intention not behaviour

Delegation is a productivity multiplier. Despite this, delegating is difficult for many leaders. Gerard is swamped with work. He likes the idea of delegating more work to his team but finds the reality challenging, and ends up doing most of it himself. The long hours are beginning to impact, while his team appears increasingly disengaged. […]

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teamwork

There’s no ‘I’ in team. But there is a ‘me’ and that’s the key

Whenever I hear a manager make a comment that someone is ‘not a team player’ and as a coaching tool, they’ve reminded them that there is no ‘I’ in team, i’m always curious of its effectiveness as a comment.  It’s true, some people are naturally more ‘I’ focused and aren’t as thoughtful of others.  Some […]

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How to Work less and Play Harder

A recent presentation by Dermot Crowley at the Quay Appointments Breakfast Seminar got me thinking about productivity. There is a lot of information around the internet regarding productivity in the work place. I read an article somewhere that said that the future of the work force is based on a work life balance. Essentially in […]

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Rising Age of the Workforce

Our breakfast on Tuesday “Raising awareness of the impact of an ageing workforce…..Are you Prepared?” was a huge success. Presented by Alison Monroe, it challenged our thought process on Australia’s ageing population and it’s impact on the available pool of labour over the next decade. The seminar looked at the unprecedented rate at which the Australian workforce […]

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