Remaining relevant in a changing landscape
Few of the hundreds of businesses we have assisted over recent years have been unaffected by significant change including changing consumer preferences, technology impacts and price pressure caused by the
Get your state and story straight
Happy Valentines Day everyone! I have to say, a 3 minute speech is a first for me... so I referred to the wisdom of Winston Churchill who once said... "a
Employee Engagement Is Just Fluff
Is it? Or are business leaders making it so by their beliefs and actions? Over the years there have been countless studies from Hewitt, Gallup, Tower Watson and others that link
Spot On Events for Chief Executives and HR Leaders
In 2012, AltusQ has presented 3 sold-out events designed for Chief Executives and HR Leaders. In the boardroom of the Powerhouse Museum in late 2012, over 50 HR Leaders were treated to a private tour of the Faith, Fashion, Fusion exhibit. Faith, fashion and Muslim identity were explored through the experiences and achievements of a group of Australian Muslim women. Their stories reflected on the diversity of
Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other
How often does a presenter think about the reasons people are in a room? At our AltusQ Leadership and Coaching workshops, the first thing we do is set the agenda - are you actually in the right room for the right reasons? Our workshops are activity based where everyone is participating with the people in the room. They are based on
Leaders – when are you Coaching, Mentoring or Consulting?
One of the challenges when putting leadership, coaching and mentoring programmes into organisations is that people often have very different ideas of what coaching and mentoring is, and what their roles are as coaches or mentors. When establishing a coaching or mentoring programme, or even having a conversation about this with the rest of the business it is helpful to get
The gifts of heart, intellect and will
As we progress though our lives we make assumptions, adopt beliefs and develop behaviour patterns that provide us with the ability to achieve our goals, just as a child learns to adapt first to the family, then to others and to school, moving to young adulthood and perhaps to university or to the work place. These are the base on
Did you Say Mentoring for Cultural Change?
It’s rightly said that to change a company you must first change the consciousness of its leader. Unless leaders embrace their own development journey how can they expect their organisation to blossom, profits to soar, customer relationships to thrive, staff engagement to deepen and market share to grow? So a question for leaders - how do you ensure you are continually growing