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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.
Keep your standards high like your heels, which should remain on your feet.
07/11/2017 9:10 AM AEDT
Old and obsolete are very different things.
06/09/2017 4:59 PM AEST
Yes. And no.
06/12/2016 2:18 PM AEDT
With a lack of energy comes sub-optimal performance.
31/08/2016 9:45 AM AEST
If you have experienced or witnessed bullying in the workplace, you are probably already aware of the devastating impact verbal and psychological abuse can have.
09/08/2016 6:05 AM AEST
The reality is, in workplaces everywhere people are involved in personal relationships with colleagues and even their boss. Becoming romantically involved with a colleague isn't necessarily a problem; but how people go about it can be.
08/06/2016 10:31 AM AEST
Do you ever wonder how you ended up where you are? Have you found yourself down a career path you never expected to take? Do you dream of changing direction but don't know where to start? All too ofte...
09/05/2016 10:17 AM AEST
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
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
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
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
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
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
The potential we bring to our work is reflected in both our talents and energy. The bridge between this potential and our performance are the behavioural choices we make. The choices we make in each m...
01/10/2015 3:43 PM AEST
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
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