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Karen Gately

Leadership and people-management specialist

Karen Gately is a leadership and people-management specialist and a founder of Ryan Gately. Karen works with leaders and HR teams to drive business results through the talent and energy of people. She is the author of The People Manager’s Toolkit: A Practical guide to getting the best from people (Wiley) and The Corporate Dojo: Driving extraordinary results through spirited people.
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How To Quit Your Job

As tempting as it may be to deliver a big 'up yours' statement on the way out the door, think carefully before you do. Before doing anything drastic, consider what outcomes you want to achieve and whether your actions are likely to help you to achieve them.
18/04/2016 9:45 AM AEST
5 Tips For Getting A Pay

5 Tips For Getting A Pay Rise

1. Have clear expectations Don't leave all of the thinking to your manager. Have a clear view of what you believe you should be paid and why. Consider how your role, experience or contribution justifi...
23/03/2016 8:24 AM AEDT
Why Have Corporate Values If They Don't Really

Why Have Corporate Values If They Don't Really Matter

The primary purpose of having corporate values is to influence the attitudes and behaviours prevalent across a business. When applied well, values can be a powerful tool, enabling clarity about the ap...
19/02/2016 1:39 PM AEDT
7 Signs Your Relationship Is

7 Signs Your Relationship Is Healthy

Lets face it, we've all found ourselves in relationships that drain our energy and impact our ability to thrive in life. Many of us have experienced the consequences of enduring these relationships an...
09/12/2015 4:29 PM AEDT
There Are No Grey Areas When Staff Want To Share Their ABC

There Are No Grey Areas When Staff Want To Share Their Anatomy

Are things getting personal in your office? Faced with a couple of love-struck people distracting the team and wasting time? Chances are if you're a leader of people, at some point or another you will be faced with the challenges that can come with office romances.
03/12/2015 11:35 AM AEDT
How Taking Sickies Impacts Your

How Taking Sickies Impacts Your Career

We ALL have them -- days when we really can't be bothered getting out of bed and heading to work. Those moments lying under the covers, stealing every last minute before dragging yourself up and into...
27/10/2015 2:03 PM AEDT
Dealing With Bitchy Office

Dealing With Bitchy Office Politics

Have you worked with a person who is so driven to get ahead they willingly step over others to make it happen? What about the incessant gossip who chooses to make everyone's business his or her own? D...
15/09/2015 11:17 AM AEST
Choose To Step Up And Into Your

Choose To Step Up And Into Your Potential

As the age-old saying goes, 'you have to be in it, to win it'. Wishing and wanting isn't nearly enough. Turning our dreams into reality requires that we participate in the game of life and choose to m...
04/09/2015 11:23 AM AEST