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Human Resources

Differences

What’s In A Word?

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In what seems to be a standing item in our News media of late, a politician’s personal comment about a political aspirant has been the cause for much argument. Tony Abbott, who was campaigning to be elected Australia’s next Prime Minister, introduced a local candidate as “young, feisty” and with “sex appeal”.

And the so-called “debate” began!  Read More

One Way

Common Sense Is Not Common

By | Bullying, Difficult People, Employee Relations, Human Resources, Industrial Relations, Management, News | No Comments

It is one of the most frequent arguments and we hear people say it all the time: “it’s just common sense”.  Strangely though, it is usually used when arguing a point the majority does not share.

I hear it so frequently in business, usually said with great frustration. What is said is – “it’s common sense” – but what is meant is “why can’t everybody see this the way I do”? Read More