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Tough and smart women ready to make smashing boys clubs their business

EMPLOYERS will be forced to take on a new breed of highly qualified women who will continue to erode the "boys club" management culture of Australian companies, workplace experts said.
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Tax Office data matching blitz targets merchant credit card sales

Tax Office data matching blitz targets merchant credit card sales | Strategies for Managing Your Business | Scoop.it
In an unprecedented first for small business tax compliance, the Tax Office has revealed it will chase up incorrectly disclosed income and match it to credit card and debit card records throughout the 2014-15 financial year.
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Here Are 3 Ways to Take Your Team From Good to Great

Here Are 3 Ways to Take Your Team From Good to Great | Strategies for Managing Your Business | Scoop.it
By building an environment where individuals know that following their instincts is encouraged, you're empowering your team to push the limits of what even they may have thought possible.

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Ivan Ang's curator insight, August 28, 7:53 PM

Most people are not natural born leaders. The majority develop over time but needs encouragement to do so. How are you creating the right environment for leaders to be developed in your organisation?

Chris Carter's curator insight, August 28, 11:21 PM

Sometimes I feel like the Hulk. Sometimes I don't.

Carlos Rodrigues Cadre's curator insight, August 29, 10:01 AM

adicionar sua visão ...

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5 Ways to Handle a High Pressure Meeting

5 Ways to Handle a High Pressure Meeting | Strategies for Managing Your Business | Scoop.it

It's easy to let even a simple meeting get out of hand. Maintaining control is important; the room can sense when you are flustered, you easily forget your train of thought and control over the outcome.

I used some of the following techniques to maintain control over the meeting and bring the team back to a successful conclusion:


Slow It Down


It is common to increase your speech when you are nervous. To truly connect with your audience, you must slow down instead and control the speed of the discussion.


Via Vicki Kossoff @ The Learning Factor
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Relliy Brown's curator insight, August 26, 3:25 AM

Since we work for you, we ensure that you get quality products, the best customer service, and maximum satisfaction.

Authentis Formations's curator insight, August 26, 5:50 AM

Garder le contrôle de vos réunions et surtout les rendre efficaces.

Adele Taylor's curator insight, August 26, 5:48 PM

Some very good tips,  for keeping even the best thought out meetings in check.

I think the most important tip which can go cross more then just controlling a meeting is that it is ok to say that you don't know something.

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Five Essential Business Improvement Factors

Five Essential Business Improvement Factors | Strategies for Managing Your Business | Scoop.it
How to improve your #business http://t.co/eNWJZxD4Df Our top tips! #management

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Daniel Watson's curator insight, August 21, 3:56 AM


Improving the performance of any business requires attention to more than one element of the business at a time. Successful change initiatives embrace a number of key elements simultaneously to ensure improvements are sustainable and deliver the required outcomes. This article provides a good summary of five key elements that require attention at all stages of any business improvement project.

Jeremy Barton's curator insight, August 22, 5:48 AM

This makes sense

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10 Timeless Time Management Techniques

10 Timeless Time Management Techniques | Strategies for Managing Your Business | Scoop.it
10 Timeless Time Management Techniques http://t.co/4Inn3Xsnbn #Leadership

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palmharbor.homes's curator insight, August 20, 9:15 AM

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Steve Whitmore's curator insight, August 21, 8:38 AM

It's a new school year and time to establish new habits.  How ouwld these work for you?

Marianne Naughton's curator insight, August 28, 10:08 AM

Managing our time ...

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Top 5 avoidable tax mistakes small business owners keep making

Top 5 avoidable tax mistakes small business owners keep making | Strategies for Managing Your Business | Scoop.it
The biggest lie ever told to aspiring small business owners and entrepreneurs is that hard work guarantees success. Hard work is vital to success, but it’s not the only quotient.
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Learning to be accountable may be a matter of unlearning

Learning to be accountable may be a matter of unlearning | Strategies for Managing Your Business | Scoop.it

In his small yet powerfully insightful book ‘Teaching Smart People How to Learn’, Chris Argyris makes the case that business success increasingly depends on the people in the business continually learning but that the majority of well-educated, high-powered, high-commitment professionals who occupy key leadership positions are lousy at learning!

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Great Leaders Don't Have Followers: They Collaborate

Great Leaders Don't Have Followers: They Collaborate | Strategies for Managing Your Business | Scoop.it
Command-and-control leadership worked well with command-and-control computing and command-and-control business. That's not how technology is modeled anymore, and increasingly not how business is done. Why should we keep the old ideas about leadership?

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HGKC's curator insight, August 12, 11:58 AM

This is an excellent article about how leadership is no longer 'command and control'. Fits nicely with the work of Frederic Laloux in Reinventing Organisations, and how we approach helping our clients develop high performing leadership teams.

Sara Cottrell's curator insight, August 14, 7:13 AM

Some great insights her about how leaders need to be in businesses today.

 

Jerry Busone's curator insight, August 15, 8:26 AM

We live in an age of collaboration and not control ... I write about that in my book "Off the bench Leadership". Controlling bosses limit innovation and ultimately productivity. getting people beyond what they think is possible is through collaboration, execution and accountability

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Coaching is not a solution to your problem | Joe Watkins

Coaching is not a solution to your problem | Joe Watkins | Strategies for Managing Your Business | Scoop.it

If you are thinking of using a coach to solve a problem for you, think again, it’s a flawed view of coaching. You may end up wasting time, money and the opportunity of really making a difference with the person you want coached.

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Management 101: Connecting With Employees Beyond Their Job Description

Management 101: Connecting With Employees Beyond Their Job Description | Strategies for Managing Your Business | Scoop.it
“Think back to grade school, high school, college, or your past jobs; I want you to think of the teacher or manager that during this period had an impact on y
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ATO concerned about small business asset write-off scams, documents reveal

ATO concerned about small business asset write-off scams, documents reveal | Strategies for Managing Your Business | Scoop.it
Concerns about illegitimate businesses rorting the federal government’s $20,000 asset write-off for small businesses have been revealed in internal staff documents from the Australian Tax Office.
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ERB International’s director jailed for two years over missing $2.6 million following collapse

ERB International’s director jailed for two years over missing $2.6 million following collapse | Strategies for Managing Your Business | Scoop.it
The director of a collapsed New South Wales beauty chain has been jailed for two years for dishonestly breaching his duties as a director and making false statements.
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How HR Should Reinvent Leadership Development

How HR Should Reinvent Leadership Development | Strategies for Managing Your Business | Scoop.it

HR professionals rely too much on formal training for leadership development. More strategic ways of learning and experiences outside the norm will help create future leaders. 



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Loretta Donovan's curator insight, July 21, 8:12 AM

Action Learning, Self-Directed Learning and lean processes have been the CLOs dream for decades. HR doesn't get it and opted for butts in seats leadership development. #CLO #leadership

Karen Olges's curator insight, July 27, 9:38 AM

A strategic view will help to gain buy-in.

 

Davell Logan's curator insight, August 5, 3:05 AM

My opinion would be human resources really need to listen and get in the trenches with leaders in all areas of an organization, including seeing how everything operates on a day to day basis for at least one week. Just my opinion. 

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Harvard says these 8 leadership traits are critical for success - Business Insider

Harvard says these 8 leadership traits are critical for success - Business Insider | Strategies for Managing Your Business | Scoop.it
REUTERS/Brian SnyderAccording to a new report from Harvard Business Publishing, today's leaders must navigate a "volatile, uncertain, complex, and ambiguou

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5 Ways to Handle a High Pressure Meeting

5 Ways to Handle a High Pressure Meeting | Strategies for Managing Your Business | Scoop.it

It's easy to let even a simple meeting get out of hand. Maintaining control is important; the room can sense when you are flustered, you easily forget your train of thought and control over the outcome.

I used some of the following techniques to maintain control over the meeting and bring the team back to a successful conclusion:


Slow It Down


It is common to increase your speech when you are nervous. To truly connect with your audience, you must slow down instead and control the speed of the discussion.


Via Vicki Kossoff @ The Learning Factor
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Relliy Brown's curator insight, August 26, 3:25 AM

Since we work for you, we ensure that you get quality products, the best customer service, and maximum satisfaction.

Authentis Formations's curator insight, August 26, 5:50 AM

Garder le contrôle de vos réunions et surtout les rendre efficaces.

Adele Taylor's curator insight, August 26, 5:48 PM

Some very good tips,  for keeping even the best thought out meetings in check.

I think the most important tip which can go cross more then just controlling a meeting is that it is ok to say that you don't know something.

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Creative Leadership Means Being Present | Innovation Management

Creative Leadership Means Being Present | Innovation Management | Strategies for Managing Your Business | Scoop.it
The ability for being present is not something mystic. Most everyone recognizes it and has experienced it in themselves and others at some time or another. However, it is not always easy to talk about, precisely because it involves more than our cognitive and verbal abilities. It is also a crucial aspect of creative leadership. THNK encourages its future leaders to be as present as they can be. A nice example of how leadership can unfold while being present is in the journey of one of our partic
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7 Things That Make Great Bosses Unforgettable

7 Things That Make Great Bosses Unforgettable | Strategies for Managing Your Business | Scoop.it
Unforgettable bosses bring out the best in everyone. Dr. Travis Bradberry breaks down what they do so that anyone can do the same.

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JASON CAVNESS's curator insight, August 23, 11:07 AM

This breaks down what makes up an unforgettable boss that is great. Unfortunately, many of us have worked for unforgettable bosses that have been not so great. 

Graeme Reid's curator insight, August 24, 10:30 PM

Some useful tips if you want to be a boss who makes a difference.

Juhana Peltomaa's curator insight, August 25, 5:05 AM

Leadership is a huge part of the #BrandStory. 

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Social Media Marketing Tips for Local Businesses

Social Media Marketing Tips for Local Businesses | Strategies for Managing Your Business | Scoop.it
There never seems enough hours to meet the demands of a small business but a few hours a week invested online can pay big returns.

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Phyllis Smith's curator insight, July 24, 1:37 PM

Small business owners must juggle the everyday demands of their business - however they must find some time during each day to promote their business.

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Top Australian entrepreneurs give the best small business advice you’ll ever get

Top Australian entrepreneurs give the best small business advice you’ll ever get | Strategies for Managing Your Business | Scoop.it
Read over 20 helpful pieces of advice straight from those who know how real the small business struggle really is.
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Personal Accountability - How do you rate? | Joe Watkins

Personal Accountability - How do you rate? | Joe Watkins | Strategies for Managing Your Business | Scoop.it

People being accountable rates as one of the most important development outcomes in the work we do with organisations. Its importance to business results cannot be overstated as it underpins both personal and organisational effectiveness.

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What type of SMSF trustee are you?

What type of SMSF trustee are you? | Strategies for Managing Your Business | Scoop.it
As your professional life progresses, you will undoubtedly be asked to undertake a personality inventory to apply the theory of psychological types to team environments. One of the most common of these is the Myer-Briggs Type Indicator.
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Trumans Chartered Accountants: August 2015 Newsletter

Trumans Chartered Accountants: August 2015 Newsletter | Strategies for Managing Your Business | Scoop.it
The great crew at Trumans can help you with all your business needs. Let us help plot your course.
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Scammers target Telstra customers: Three tips to protect your business

Scammers target Telstra customers: Three tips to protect your business | Strategies for Managing Your Business | Scoop.it
Telstra customers are being warned to check their email inboxes for phishing emails, after the telco revealed last week that 22,000 of their account holders recently received fake email bills.
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7 Things Leaders Do to Help People Change

7 Things Leaders Do to Help People Change | Strategies for Managing Your Business | Scoop.it

A study of 2,852 direct reports of 559 leaders found that some behaviors were more helpful in changing others.


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Gianluca Pezzi's curator insight, August 11, 4:33 AM

Here are the behaviors, in order from most to least important:


1. Inspiring others

2. Noticing problems

3. Providing a clear goal

4. Challenging standard approaches

5. Building trust in your judgment

6. Having courage


Mary Schmalshof Calcagno's curator insight, August 13, 1:12 PM

Be inspiring!

Paul Macaulay's curator insight, August 17, 9:18 AM

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Bait and tackle shop feels the bite as ombudsman orders it pay back $65,000 to staff

Bait and tackle shop feels the bite as ombudsman orders it pay back $65,000 to staff | Strategies for Managing Your Business | Scoop.it
A family-run business in Clifton Beach in Cairns has been ordered to pay back $65,000 to 19 employees after the Fair Work Ombudsman found it had been unknowingly underpaying its workers.
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