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Posts by Scott Timmins

What a one-eyed horse taught me about myself

After one week with Maestro, a one-eyed ex-trotter, Scott learnt how important it is to live for the moment and to recognise how our emotional states can impact everything we do. Take the reigns and check out what you can learn from Scott’s equine adventures.

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How to get more of what you want

Imagine if the first person your customers see is just like Eeyore from Winnie the Pooh. They are miserable with life, nothing ever goes right for them and they let everyone who walks in know it.That was something I experienced so I set myself a challenge, to turn their frown upside down. After six long months I finally got there. In this months newsletter I explore the ways we can influence people to get more of what you want.

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Developing leaders needs a holistic commitment

Leadership Development

Most people recognise the importance of leadership development. What the research shows us is that the most effective companies tend to build leadership growth into their very DNA. They don’t just send people on a course and hope for the best, they put systems, processes, cultures, and practices in place that support leaders in their daily development.

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The Cassandra Curse

After the trojan horse was brought inside the gates of the ancient city of Troy, 30 of the best Greek warriors who had been hiding quietly inside the wooden horse for hours launched a surprise attack on the residents and decimated the city. The question remains – why anyone didn’t warn the leaders the trojan…

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Take complaints seriously or you may end up paying for it

One of the biggest myths managers have around allegations of inappropriate behaviours is that they can’t really act unless a formal complaint has been made. Unfortunately this is not the case and from my experience only worsens the situation. In a recent case in Victoria a female employee raised concerns about a series of inappropriate…

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Has Steve Smith become the victim of a toxic culture?

Scott Timmins – People Solutions Specialist As a dedicated cricket tragic I have spent many late nights watching the Australian cricket team take on the worlds best. Imagine the absolute disgust I felt on Sunday morning when I woke up to see Steven Smith addressing the media in South Africa acknowledging that the leadership team…

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