How this mining company struck gold (and silver)

Evolution Mining is one of Australia’s most successful gold miners, with a track record of continued growth, increasing safety, and well managed assets. An ASX 100 listed company, it has – since its formation in 2011 – grown in size and performance. Evette Hartley, Evolution’s Group Manager for Organisational Development, explains how the company has focussed on growing its people as well as its performance. How has the company built a series of development programs for its middle level management, based on delivering clear and consistent business objectives and outcomes?   Text

From technology to service: The CenITex IT journey

Four years ago, the Victorian state government was to outsource its IT division, CenITex, an organisation that provides ICT support. Catherine Proud was hired as the human resources director, with a mandate to manage the HR function of the group prior to closure.   Text

Investing Time in Important Tasks

We all say we never have enough time. But we all have just as much time as anybody else. It comes down to how we manage it.  Time management is a skill that comes from discipline and practice. Fortunately, it is a skill that can be learned. If you actively invest time in time management you will actually create more time. Most people say they do not have time to do the things they need to do, without realising that it is because they are not prepared to pay this small upfront price to reap the significant rewards later. Text

3 key steps to building an effective Personal Growth Plan

A Roadmap for Success

Every professional should have a Personal Growth Plan (PGP). A good PGP is an extremely effective tool in ensuring that you can grow professionally and personally. It provides a yardstick that will enable you to measure your professional growth and an impetus to continued progress. This is beneficial both to you as an individual and to your organisation. Text

FASTLEAD@Genea - Cost effective and personally customisable - Why we chose FASTLEAD

Genea – a fertility pioneer - is passionate about making a difference for patients, and fostering a collaborative culture where people grow and thrive. In 2017, FASTLEAD was introduced to support 35 emerging and front line leaders gain the skills required to lead effectively within the business, and to encourage cross-collaboration.  Text

FASTLEAD@Dulux Group - Flexible, local, on topic and personal.

DuluxGroup had some very clear criteria for a frontline leadership program and FASTLEAD ticked all their boxes – practical, high impact, flexible, focussed on application. With a successful pilot in 2017 of 4 pods, they have implemented a further 14 further pods in 2018. Not only are participants learning new skills they have also found a surprising knock on benefit to the managers of participants. Text

Developing Subject Matter Experts - What is Expertship

We all understand what leadership is. It is the art and science of leading organisations and the teams of people within them. Leaders are people who inspire others, who set the agenda, who makes things happen. 

Our mission to help 10,000 subject matter experts: can you help?

Can you help us help 10,000 subject matter experts become much more valuable by adding more value to their organisations?
Here’s how we are attempting to do it:

The super development combo: coaching and mentoring


Induction and Onboarding: is there a difference?

Yes, there is. HFL Principal Consultant  Maria Leske explains that while helping a client select external talent for a new role, the organisation was putting its significant investment at risk because it was failing to position the new hire for success. Text

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