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Talking Business Podcast | Alan Kohler

Talking Business host, Alan Kohler interviews Rose Bryant-Smith and  Grevis Beard,  co-founders of Worklogic, about their new book  on repairing dysfunctional teams called ‘Fix Your Team’. Worklogic is a workplace investigations firm that works with employers to triage problems, resolve disputes, and build positive workforces across Australia, with clients including BUPA, Spotless & Origin Energy, government […]

Is nepotism acceptable in insurance?

Family-run brokerages are far from uncommon in Australia and many owners welcome their offspring into senior roles within the business – but is the practice really fair and what should leaders do if other employees begin to feel aggrieved? Grevis Beard is the co-founder of workplace investigations firm, Worklogic. He warns that, when firms engage […]

Five reasons why emotional intelligence is essential in effective leadership

Anyone who pretends that emotional intelligence is a ‘soft’ skill has never managed a bullying claim, told an employee that their position is redundant, or been involved in an industrial negotiation. Many management tasks that are essential in today’s workplace require understanding of the emotional issues that employees and teams face. Resolving them takes strength, […]

B&T Magazine | Top tips to cure workplaces plagued by staff nastiness

Just listen to the conversations around you on public transport or the pub, and you’ll not be surprised to learn that unhappy workers and dysfunctional teams are common in Australian workplaces. In 2016. research by Dr Lindsay McMillan found 14 per cent of workers described their workplace environment as ‘toxic’, and 20 per cent had […]

NZ Herald | The rule we are all breaking

If you’ve ever worked in an office before, you’ve probably been guilty of indulging in a little gossip at some point. Whether it’s speculating about Sharon from account’s love life or the boss’ questionable fashion choices, most of us have swapped stories behind a co-worker’s back on occasion. But according to workplace expert Rose Bryant-Smith, […]

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