Innovative Aged Care Delivery

Skills Strategies International and Coolibah Care in Mandurah have embarked on a joint venture aimed at improving the skilling of aged care staff. The project will use an intensive coaching model to deliver the CHC33015 – Certificate III in Individual Support. The delivery will be on the job at Coolibah Care with the theory delivered… Continue reading Innovative Aged Care Delivery

Strategies for Success

Skills Strategies International utilises Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP) techniques to evaluate the basic dynamics between the thinking processes we employ (Neuro), the words we use (Linguistic) and how their interaction affects our behaviour (Programming). This process forms the basis of our coaching and consulting work. The human brain is an incredible instrument,with comparisons to computers… Continue reading Strategies for Success

The future workplace

When we look back 10 years, even 5 years and see the changes that have happened in terms of technology in both our personal and work lives, and how this is impacting on our structures and social relationships we can only imagine what the next 5 years will bring. Artificial intelligence and virtual reality are… Continue reading The future workplace

Changing Landscape

Since the end of the mining boom there has been a sharp drop in economic activity across the board, increases in unemployment and a decline in wages. Because many workers have left the state, pressure is off the housing market and there have been significant drops in house prices and rents. WA has dropped from… Continue reading Changing Landscape

Self Sabotage

Many of the things that go wrong for us are not the fault of ‘bad luck’ or ‘bad timing’. They are the result of our own actions.Everyone has goals and wants to improve their lot in life Self-sabotage is a very common behaviour and so ingrained in our beliefs and values that often we are… Continue reading Self Sabotage

Spring into a new YOU

Spring is a time of regrowth, renewal and rejuvenation. This is a time to have a look at the brand called ‘YOU’. Does it need rejuvenation or renewal or are you looking to regrow it? Personal branding is not a new buzz word or something only millennials do. Personal branding is how other see you… Continue reading Spring into a new YOU

Keeping Happy Customers

1. It’s cheaper Many companies spend a lot of time and money in getting customers (acquisition) but not all companies know how to keep customers (retention) and keep them happy. It cost far less to keep a happy customer than to find a new one. Increasing customer retention rates by 5% increases profits by 25%… Continue reading Keeping Happy Customers

Mindfulness, essential for your workplace

Corporate mindfulness programs are being developed and implemented in some of Australia’s leading and global organisations. Think Google, Cadbury, NAB, ANZ and even the Department of Education. There are significant benefits of integrating mindfulness practices in the workplace. Improved ability to remain task-focused Create a more cohesive team environment Healthier organisational culture Ability to be… Continue reading Mindfulness, essential for your workplace