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Out and about with Simply Communicate

29 May 2018
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Making Strategic Planning Work (a half/day workshop)

14 September 2018

Strategic planning isn’t difficult, but most of the time, we fail to implement.
There is a way. This workshop will help you and your team make it work.

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HRworks Conference and the future of HR

7 September 2018

The HRWorks.com conference in Durban where every speaker was worth the effort, and networking was great. And the message: Simply Communicate

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Pietermaritzburg Chamber of Business Lunch

Simply Communicate Turns Six

3 September 2018

Simply Communicate: a journey of service and discovery, of teaching and learning. Thank you for sharing my journey. How can I help you with yours?

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Performance Management: A Morning Workshop

9 August 2018

Managing performance is an on-going and inclusive process. It involves knowing what to measure and how to keep score. A Simply Communicate workshop

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Racism: The definitive rules

29 May 2018

The Constitutional Court recently made it clear that racism is defined by the recipient, not the perpetrator (Sibanye Rustenburg Platinum Mines (Pty) v Saewa obo Bester). It’s not what we think we mean that matters; it’s what our words and actions mean to the other person given our hurtful and hate-filled past — a past…

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Cheerleaders:  A business imperative

28 May 2018

What matters in your business? We know what we DON’T want; we know what employees are NOT supposed to do. But, how much time do we spend discussing, reaffirming and encouraging the behaviours we DO want to see. In her grade one class, my wife spends less time criticising errors and transgressions, and more time…

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Hiring Right: A Simply Communicate workshop

27 April 2018

Who you hire determines whether you fulfil tasks or drive a vision. Training Leadership Consulting MD, Tanya Hulsa, said recently that ‘the cost to a company of not getting the right employee is high’, and it can amount to 150% of the annual cost of a salaried employee’ (Witness, 20 April 2018). And according to…

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HR & People Management Workshops: Pietermaritzburg

25 January 2018
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‘Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff’: Life is too important

15 January 2018

My wife and I have been reading Richard Carlson’s Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff. It sounds easy: identify the small stuff in your life and let go. But, no. The real challenge is the subtitle: … And It’s All Small Stuff. According to Carlson, everything is ‘small stuff’: our ‘in basket’; our to-do list; waiting…

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