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Making Your 2015 Goals a Reality

January: the season of goal setting. Even with the best intentions, setting and maintaining your 2015 personal and business goals can be intimidating. It’s hard to imagine adding yet another responsibility to your already full plate. What goals should I set? Is this goal attainable? I don’t have time for all of these goals. So […]

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Take the Stress Out of Christmas

Christmas tends to be a period full of little stresses through to major disturbances. This can take a particularly heavy tole on you as you’re simultaneously trying to manage increased pressure and a changing environment at work. While Trainwest can’t help you with at-home dilemmas, we can provide you with the best possible advice to conquer any […]

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Top 10 Business New Year’s Resolutions

2014 is drawing to a close and 2015 is nearly upon us. By this time of year you’ve probably started thinking about New Year resolutions and how you want to make the most of the next twelve months. Here are Trainwest‘s top tips to help you construct realistic, achievement-oriented resolutions that will ensure the success […]

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Surfing the career curve

The phrase “Job Security” often feels like an oxymoron. With headlines often reminding us of the fragility of careers, we need to make sure we are valuable in the current workforce, or willing to head for a new career. While there are no guarantees, for even contracts can be broken or not renewed, we can […]

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How to Fast-Track Wins in Your Business

A strong culture is a vital element for sporting teams, both elite and amateur, and yet when it comes to business, 70% of the Australian workforce is currently disengaged. Sport teams have passion, purpose, shared vision, spirit and unity. Team members play for the love of the game and the love of their team – […]

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Quiet Impact: The Strengths of An Introverted Leader

Have you ever been in a room where everyone was shouting, trying to be heard above everyone else? The loudest one often wins, but not always. Sometimes the soft-spoken person, the quieter one, yes, the introvert, garners the attention. An introverted person in a leadership role has unique strengths and should not be dismissed offhand […]

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5 Ways to Lead Larger

Sometimes as a leader you need to mix things up a bit to get the most out of your team. Consider implementing these 5 tips into your company and become a better leader: 1. Expand your vision. If you had to choose, wouldn’t you rather expect too much than expect too little? A small vision […]

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Don’t be an April Fool

April Fool’s Day next year will be serious business for Registered Training Organisations across Australia. On 1 April 2015 the Abbott Government’s new standards for RTOs will come into force as the climax of its VET reform agenda which started six months ago. Industry Minister Ian Macfarlane recently endorsed the standards necessary to comply with […]

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5 Tips For Powering Through Procrastination

Is there a job on your to-do list that pops up again and again, which you simply can’t bring yourself to complete? We all have them and unfortunately, there is usually no escaping them. Whether it’s a report you should’ve written weeks ago, a difficult conversation you need to have with a colleague or simply […]

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