Management Training

Neurobiology and evolution: Why your brain won’t let you make rational decisions

Over the past few months I’ve been rewriting the handbook that accompanies the 21T Value Grid, and despite its fundamental acknowledgement that decisions are at least as emotional as they are rational, the process revealed some new insights which make this truer than ever. Bounded Rationality Purely logical decisions must, […]

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Caught In The Act!… of doing something right: A neurochemical approach to high performance management.

There is no shortage or theories on how to manage and lead – every day we witness new insights from the famous, talented or deceased. But how might we enact good management on a daily, hands-on basis – and, just as importantly, why? It turns out there is genuine science […]

The team you get is the team you deserve

The very best thing any manager can have is a great team – a group of talented people who are self-motivated, dedicated, loyal, enthusiastic and keen to work together in achieving great things. I’ve been lucky enough over time to work with and help to develop some of these managers […]

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Management Training Brisbane and Gold Coast

Despite the very best of intentions and efforts, standards of management are commonly lower than the standards managers expect out of their teams. Not surprisingly, in Australia the second most common reason given at exit interviews for voluntary resignations is dissatisfaction with a manager (the most common is dissatisfaction with […]



Professional Self-Development Brisbane and Gold Coast

The attitudes many have towards training and professional self-development can be a little weird – its as if management is a natural attribute that reflects personal worth and can’t be taught. We quickly recognise that we don’t naturally have expert trade or technical skills and that to improve we should […]