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Congratulations to our Chartered Manager – Scott Timmins

TP Human Capital are proud to have a Chartered Manager among us after People Solution Specialist Scott Timmins completed the extensive qualification process in November. The Chartered Manager (CMgr) is an internationally-recognised professional label accrediting management and leadership excellence. Scott has been at TPHC for over three years and remains a great asset with his…

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Are you rowing in the right direction?

I would like for you to think of your company as a canoe of 10 people, each with their own paddle. If the entire team is paddling in the same direction at the same rate, then success is just over the horizon. What happens if only 2 people are paddling in the right direction, 6…

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I Broke My Rubber Band and It Hurt

Human beings are amazingly resilient. Physically we can push ourselves to an extreme like completing the Hawaiian triathlon (Swim 3.8 km, Ride 180 km, Run 42 km). Intellectually we have the capacity to solve complex problems like landing a man on the moon or self-driving cars. Psychologically we can endure extremely challenging conditions like that…

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Hose-Gate: It’s not easy being green

Article by Scott Timmins Just the other week my Mother-in-Law was standing in the isle at Bunnings trying to decide what hose to buy for her garden. Whilst Bunnings has a wide array of hoses my Mother-in-Law was perplexed as to why they didn’t have the hose she wanted. ‘Surely it can’t be hard to…

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Curlews and Mental Health

I’ve been using Curlews to treat my stress and improve my mental and physical well-being…I don’t mean I’m putting them in a blender and ingesting them as a tonic…no, I’m just watching them, and I think it’s doing me a lot of good. I’m referring to the Bush Stone-curlew of course, Burhinus grallarius, and its…

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As the leaders of tomorrow, what lies ahead of us?

Recently I attended the Townsville Enterprise’s roundtable discussion with Professor Genevieve Bell, discussing what the future jobs and education may look like across not just North Queensland but the world. Professor Bell’s appointments include; the Director of the 3A Institute, Florence Violet McKenzie Chair, and Distinguished Professor at the Australian National University (ANU). I am…

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Bullying and Harassment – Is it happening on your watch?

Recently Brian and I were delivering our Anti-Harassment and Bullying in the Workplace series to a number of organisations across the state, when one of the participants told us a story that shocked us both. In this case his son, let’s call him Peter, was in the break room eating his smoko when the managing…

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Breaking free from the Jonah Complex

    Have you ever put off applying for a new job, going out on your own and starting your own business or going back to school to complete tertiary study? If this sounds like you then you may be suffering from the “Jonah Complex” or a fear of success. A few months ago, my wife…

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Bad to Worse – It all comes down to attitude

Have you ever had one of those mornings where everything that could go wrong did go wrong? Well Joey a good friend of mine from a past career did, and it had a major influence on his mood for the rest of the day.  If he only realised that how he feels is entirely up…

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