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Five mistakes leaders make that cause good employees quit

Ask any good leader what their secret to success is and they will tell you it’s their people. The employees that show up day in and day out to do the work and drive the company forward.But as a leader, how do you make sure that your team keep turning up engaged and motivated? You’d want to avoid making these five mistakes that often cause good employees to leave.1. A lack of supportOne of the most common traps employers can fall into is overworking their top employees. When you have a high…See More
Oct 12
Mark Brand posted a blog post

Five mistakes leaders make that cause good employees quit

Ask any good leader what their secret to success is and they will tell you it’s their people. The employees that show up day in and day out to do the work and drive the company forward.But as a leader, how do you make sure that your team keep turning up engaged and motivated? You’d want to avoid making these five mistakes that often cause good employees to leave.1. A lack of supportOne of the most common traps employers can fall into is overworking their top employees. When you have a high…See More
Oct 11
Mark Brand posted a blog post

Six ways to avoid leadership exhaustion

With leaders around the globe facing extended periods of highly disruptive change due to the pandemic, and the World Health Organization (WHO) officially recognising ‘burnout’ as a result of chronic workplace stress – the days of organisations thinking burnout is not their problem are over.As a leader, you have a responsibility not only to yourself and your family to avoid leadership exhaustion but also to your team. Because your team will look to you as an example of how they are expected to…See More
Sep 30
A blog post by Mark Brand was featured

The five signs of leadership exhaustion

For over a year now, the pandemic has caused highly disruptive change to businesses worldwide. This constant state of stress and uncertainty has taken its toll, so much so that we are now seeing a new challenge on the rise, leadership exhaustion.Could you or your team be feeling the effects of it? Here are five signs of leadership exhaustion.1. Decision fatigueLeaders have to make so many decisions each day to ensure the company and team are aligned and heading in the right direction to reach…See More
Aug 5
Mark Brand posted a blog post

The five signs of leadership exhaustion

For over a year now, the pandemic has caused highly disruptive change to businesses worldwide. This constant state of stress and uncertainty has taken its toll, so much so that we are now seeing a new challenge on the rise, leadership exhaustion.Could you or your team be feeling the effects of it? Here are five signs of leadership exhaustion.1. Decision fatigueLeaders have to make so many decisions each day to ensure the company and team are aligned and heading in the right direction to reach…See More
Aug 3
A blog post by Mark Brand was featured

Best practice communication through change

Most employees can sense when change is coming, and if they don’t hear about it from you, uncertainty will give way to fear, and speculation will give way to rumour. Before long, your employees will create their own narrative, trust will erode, anxiety will increase, and engagement will plummet, impacting your profit and productivity further.Good communication, however, brings clarity to uncertainty, fact to rumour and calm to fear. While change may have consequences for your organisation and…See More
May 19
Mark Brand posted a blog post

Best practice communication through change

Most employees can sense when change is coming, and if they don’t hear about it from you, uncertainty will give way to fear, and speculation will give way to rumour. Before long, your employees will create their own narrative, trust will erode, anxiety will increase, and engagement will plummet, impacting your profit and productivity further.Good communication, however, brings clarity to uncertainty, fact to rumour and calm to fear. While change may have consequences for your organisation and…See More
May 19
A blog post by Mark Brand was featured

Your 7-step guide to planning redundancy

A redundancy should never be a quick decision; you need to start preparing weeks, if not months in advance to do it right and provide the support your redundant employees will need for a smooth transition.To help you prepare, follow this 7-step guide to planning redundancy and be sure to seek the appropriate professional advice throughout the process.1. Assess your reasons for redundancyWhat are the motivating reasons (economic, structural, technological, etc.) that are making a restructure…See More
Feb 18
Mark Brand posted a blog post

Your 7-step guide to planning redundancy

A redundancy should never be a quick decision; you need to start preparing weeks, if not months in advance to do it right and provide the support your redundant employees will need for a smooth transition.To help you prepare, follow this 7-step guide to planning redundancy and be sure to seek the appropriate professional advice throughout the process.1. Assess your reasons for redundancyWhat are the motivating reasons (economic, structural, technological, etc.) that are making a restructure…See More
Feb 15
A blog post by Mark Brand was featured

The six biggest mistakes employers make through redundancy

One of the most significant factors in how well an employee takes restructuring news and moves on from their redundancy is how you, their employer, handle the situation.When you handle it right and give your employee the compassion, respect and support they need, you will part ways in a healthy and positive way that will ensure you both move on successfully. But do it wrong, you can be paying for it for a long time. To help you avoid the latter, here are the six biggest mistakes employers make…See More
Dec 3, 2020
Mark Brand posted a blog post

The six biggest mistakes employers make through redundancy

One of the most significant factors in how well an employee takes restructuring news and moves on from their redundancy is how you, their employer, handle the situation.When you handle it right and give your employee the compassion, respect and support they need, you will part ways in a healthy and positive way that will ensure you both move on successfully. But do it wrong, you can be paying for it for a long time. To help you avoid the latter, here are the six biggest mistakes employers make…See More
Dec 3, 2020
A blog post by Mark Brand was featured

Workplace planning in the wake of COVID-19

Workplace planning has long been defined as having the right people in the right position with the right capabilities at the right time, to help you grow and strengthen your company. But in the year of COVID-19, workplace planning for many is coming from the point of surviving not thriving.While government support has been extended through Job Keeper, now is the time to start planning for necessary organisational change to save you operating from the point of urgency and panic, later.To help…See More
Nov 5, 2020
Mark Brand posted a blog post

Workplace planning in the wake of COVID-19

Workplace planning has long been defined as having the right people in the right position with the right capabilities at the right time, to help you grow and strengthen your company. But in the year of COVID-19, workplace planning for many is coming from the point of surviving not thriving.While government support has been extended through Job Keeper, now is the time to start planning for necessary organisational change to save you operating from the point of urgency and panic, later.To help…See More
Nov 4, 2020
A blog post by Mark Brand was featured

Not all outplacement programs are equal. Are you getting the greatest value for money?

If you do a Google search for ‘outplacement providers’, you will quickly discover hundreds of companies offering outplacement programs. But buyer beware, not all outplacement programs are created equal.In a sea of providers, how do you make sure you get the best value for money while giving your redundant employees access to the best content? Here are five questions to ask outplacement providers to make sure you are comparing apples with apples when it comes to outplacement services.Are your…See More
Oct 29, 2020
Mark Brand posted a blog post

Not all outplacement programs are equal. Are you getting the greatest value for money?

If you do a Google search for ‘outplacement providers’, you will quickly discover hundreds of companies offering outplacement programs. But buyer beware, not all outplacement programs are created equal.In a sea of providers, how do you make sure you get the best value for money while giving your redundant employees access to the best content? Here are five questions to ask outplacement providers to make sure you are comparing apples with apples when it comes to outplacement services.Are your…See More
Oct 28, 2020
A blog post by Mark Brand was featured

How to find the right outplacement provider – when you needed them yesterday

With the economic impacts of COVID-19 being felt across the country, more businesses are resorting to restructure and redundancy to survive the downturn. As a result, HR managers and teams are finding themselves in the increasingly challenging position of transitioning staff with little to no planning.While communicating change and organising outplacement are best done months in advance, this is a luxury many businesses don’t have at the moment. So, if you’ve found yourself in the unenviable…See More
Oct 1, 2020

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What would you like to share about yourself?
Mark Brand is a Director of Turning Point Partners and an expert in career transition and performance management. Over the last two decades, Mark has helped some of Australia's most iconic brands protect their reputation through critical periods of change by effectively transitioning staff and re-engaging surviving employees. Known for delivering fresh insight and best-practice processes, Mark is dedicated to helping businesses both large and small grow revenue and improve profitability by engaging their staff, improving their service delivery and enhancing customer satisfaction in an ever-changing business environment.
Company website/blog
http://www.turningpointpartners.com.au
How many employees in your company?
1-49
What areas of HR are you particularly passionate about?
Leadership development, successful organisational change management and building bench strength.
What kind of networking are you open to?
Open networking

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Five mistakes leaders make that cause good employees quit

Posted on October 11, 2021 at 15:30 0 Comments

Ask any good leader what their secret to success is and they will tell you it’s their people. The employees that show up day in and day out to do the work and drive the company forward.

But as a leader, how do you make sure that your team keep turning up engaged and motivated? You’d want to avoid making these five mistakes that often cause good employees to leave.

1. A lack of…

Continue

Six ways to avoid leadership exhaustion

Posted on September 30, 2021 at 21:47 0 Comments

With leaders around the globe facing extended periods of highly disruptive change due to the pandemic, and the World Health Organization (WHO) officially recognising ‘burnout’ as a result of chronic workplace stress – the days of organisations thinking burnout is not their problem are over.

As a leader, you have a responsibility not only to yourself and your family to avoid leadership exhaustion but also to your team. Because your team will look to you as an example of how they are…

Continue

The five signs of leadership exhaustion

Posted on August 3, 2021 at 15:30 0 Comments

For over a year now, the pandemic has caused highly disruptive change to businesses worldwide. This constant state of stress and uncertainty has taken its toll, so much so that we are now seeing a new challenge on the rise, leadership exhaustion.

Could you or your team be feeling the effects of it? Here are five signs of leadership exhaustion.

1. Decision…

Continue

Best practice communication through change

Posted on May 19, 2021 at 11:58 0 Comments

Most employees can sense when change is coming, and if they don’t hear about it from you, uncertainty will give way to fear, and speculation will give way to rumour. Before long, your employees will create their own narrative, trust will erode, anxiety will increase, and engagement will plummet, impacting your profit and productivity further.

Good communication, however, brings clarity to uncertainty, fact to rumour and calm to fear. While change may have consequences for your…

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