The role of an individual’s mindset in driving positive outcomes such as recovery from stress, persistence in tasks and goal achievement has long been established. What may be more surprising though is the role of a leader’s mindset in influencing employee performance. I was speaking with a leader recently, who was struggling to manage the […]
One of my strongest memories from high school is of the one and only time I was called to the Principal’s office. I had been called there because, unbeknownst to me, one of my ‘friends’ had been overheard threatening to ‘rough me up’. Also unbeknownst to me, another of my friends had witnessed this conversation […]
“It’s easy Dad”, said my son, “you just drag the command block down into the execute frame. Once you’ve put all the commands together you plug in the robot to the laptop and it automatically syncs to the Brain.” He points to a smallish plastic block about seven centimeters square which is completely surrounded by a […]
Great organisations create the opportunities for their leadership cohort to come together, build strong relationships and solve problems. Epiphanies often happen when everyone is in the room. There is something about the collective intelligence and energy of everyone being together for a period of time. While it is critical to bring your entire leadership cohort […]
We all talk to ourselves. In our heads there are constant thoughts and reactions, aspirations and intuitions flitting about. These inner conversations are what propel us forward, for the most part. But in the busy, cut-and-thrust world of work, the conversations we have with ourselves are all too often rushed and incomplete.
By Belinda Begrie, National Relationship Manager Working in the Careers industry means that I’m in the fortunate position of hearing hundreds of career stories. This week I read an email from a customer saying “I am very pleased to say four little words I thought I’d never say again…. I love my job!” The flip […]
By Dr Edwin Trevor-Roberts Earlier this month, one in five Swiss people voted for a universal wage. While the referendum didn’t get enough votes to pass, it has opened up an important conversation around what the world would look like if we worked not because we had to, but because we wanted to. What meaningful […]
What’s your relationship with your boss like? As the most important relationship you have at work, you want to make it a good one. Not only will this make your life at work better, it will also put you in good stead for your future at the company. Your boss will be more than happy […]
There are generally two big incremental steps in the career trajectory of CEO aspirants. The first step is often a move from a divisional general management role (or functional head role) to a country head appointment. The second big step is heading up a fully autonomous listed company, accountable to a Board representing shareholders. Those making these selection […]
Have you progressed to the point where you need to develop new competencies and qualities to support your leadership role? Whether you work in HR, law, finance, engineering, or marketing, you can reach the top of your field through a variety of paths. You can build up a high level of technical competence in your […]
During a small office refurbishment last week, we found a document written in the year our business started: 1994. “Changes facing human resources managers in the 1990’s & managing employee transition” was written by our founder Dr Brian Trevor-Roberts and initially delivered as a keynote at the Australian Institute of Management and later to an […]
Leaders often face uncertainty on how to best deal with people who are not performing at work. Sometimes an employee’s underperformance is linked to significant stressors in their lives. According to the recent APS Annual report* on mental health, it listed personal finances, family issues and personal health as the top three causes of str […]
I could not put a price on the value of my professional network and relationships. Since joining Trevor-Roberts and having numerous discussions regarding careers, I have been surprised by the number of professionals I meet who explain that they have ‘a limited professional network’. When I’m asked where to start I refer to this cluster […]
Recently, Edwin Trevor-Roberts, Michael Sherlock, and Tim Bambrick joined Kelly Higgins-Devine on 612 ABC Brisbane to discuss the benefits and complexities of reverse mentoring. Click here to listen to the broadcast.
With the emphasis on peak performance in leading companies, many executives are risking something more personal than failure as they fall victim to Corporate Burnout. Stress-related illness has been estimated to cost the Australian economy more than $14 billion a year in absenteeism and presenteeism, where people come to work but have low levels of […]
A résumé doesn’t get you a job, it just gets you an interview. These are our 3 top tips on how to write an interesting résume that hiring managers will actually want to read! I have the privilege of facilitating weekly Career Transition Workshops on a variety of Career Management topics here at Trevor-Roberts. This […]
Christine Cox interviews Edwin Trevor-Roberts and discusses the key trends and issues from CEDA’s newest report, ‘Australia’s Future Workforce?’ CEDA’s major research report for 2015, ‘Australia’s Future Workforce?’ focuses on what jobs and skills we need to develop to ensure our economy continues to grow and diversify. To download the report, click here.
This week’s blog was written by Trevor-Roberts Consultant, Kirsty Janney. Trevor-Roberts has helped hundreds of people through the transition from one career to another. Some customers come to us because they are ready for a change and need some professional advice and guidance. Some come to us through a corporate program, after losing their role […]
This week’s blog is an interview with Bill Andrew, Director Service Delivery and Leadership Consultant at Trevor Roberts. Bill Andrew, our Director, Service Delivery and Leadership Consultant at Trevor-Roberts has worked as an Executive Manager and Consultant for over 15 years. His expertise is coaching CEO’s, leaders and their teams to assist them to acquire […]