Archive for July, 2010

aCE talentNET Professional Edge July10

The latest informative edition of the Professional Edge from aCE talentNET, read on for the up-to-date thinking in Organisational Development… From the desk of the Head Corporate Talent Agent, Deirdre Gruiters… It’s probably boring to start my meanderings with yet another “well what a busy month it’s been” but alas when the cap fits….?!!! But the interesting fact is that the work that has and is keeping aCE talentNET busy over the past 6 months is quite different to the past. Yes, we continue to support our clients with one off needs for consulting and facilitation resources and deliver on…

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Hazel Hawke’s Vital Role in Bob Hawke’s Success…

I was really pleased to see this article in TheAge this morning. Not only does it give another side to the “love story”, it also shows Hazel to be a prime example of an entrepreneurial mother, even when in a relationship. She did amazing things with the opportunities she had, and that’s all one can DO. Hats off to Hazel… …It did not take long for Hazel to develop a following of her own – which in subsequent elections became a major reason voters supported Hawke. Hazel’s speech to the National Press Gallery in January 1984 established her as an…

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DREAM, DARE, DO!

…another gem by Ben Tiggelaar for ChangeThis.com What does it take to go from Dream to Dare and, eventually, Do? What are the secrets of real and lasting change? You know exactly how it feels: you are frustrated, angry and unhappy. It’s time to make that change. It’s time to improve your relationships, start your own business, get that promotion, lose that weight, get those abs tuned, stop smoking, see your friends more often, start saving for your kids education, start applying for a different job… etc,etc. Good luck! You will need it, because the odds are against you. Of…

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Innovation Insanity is Upon Us!

another must read from the team at trendwatching.com take notes! We all agree that innovation is the only way to survive in an ever more global, competitive business arena. We’re talking basically anything that will get consumers spending, and preferably the kind of spending that involves sustainable goods, services and experiences. And since everyone from Seth Godin to the Harvard Business Review is providing you with excellent, inspiring insights and theory on innovation as a mindset, a process, a way of life, we’d like to contribute to the conversation with examples of actual B2C innovations. Tons of ’em. As we…

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TEMplate – have you booked Wealth Propulsion yet?

I have… come and join me! It won’t cost you a cent, just your time… As I mentioned previously, it’s Chris Howard’s latest event called The Wealth Propulsion Intensive coming up in a capital city near you (Friday night, Saturday and Sunday). From what I read on the website, this event is all about learning how to use the same thought processes and strategies of the super rich to create wealth in your own Life. That can’t be bad! Check out the 2 questionnaires on that web page – thought provoking! And even better, Tickets are Free! Click here for…

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Gain your Own Professional Edge…

an extract from the latest aCE talentNET Professional Edge… As I reflect back on the FY that was I am very proud of the stickability of the aCE talentNET business and our ability to handle a GFC that took most by surprise. Whilst Australia weathered this storm better than most, when in the business of HR and Learning & Development these are always areas of spend in a business that are the first to feel the pinch… many of our clients did indeed downsize or put projects on hold, but as I told many a consultant that phoned for a…

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