Quality, Quantity…or both?

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By Owen Watson We have all heard the saying, “It’s not quantity of time that counts but the quality of time that is important”. I think in most cases this is true however, there are some exceptions. I’m proud to be the father of two teenage daughters (I’m not saving for their weddings, I’m saving for their bail money!) and …

What makes me Smile in my Consulting Business

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By Catherine Bell I recently had a win – a big win, a no-holds-barred tug-at-your-heartstrings win – in my consulting business. And I want to tell you why it’s my biggest win yet. A lot of the work I do is with leaders and senior teams in large businesses and corporates. Emotionally Intelligent Leadership, Team Work, Workshops of several days …

Dollars and Sense

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By Owen Watson Due to the strictly confidential nature of Business Consulting, I would never talk specifically about any one client. However, in this case I will. When I first started consulting I was advised to do a fair amount of pro bono work. The reasoning was that it would hone my skills as a professional consultant and create a …

From our Directors: Why we started our Consulting Businesses, Pt 2

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Catherine Bell’s story: “I started out life in hospitality – you name the job, I did it, from working full time in the deep freezer in a hotel basement, through to photocopying and filing in Accounts departments to running whole hotels – and everything in between. I loved the excitement of it, all the parts of the hotel machine working …

From Our Directors: Why We Started Our Consulting Businesses Pt 1

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Owen Watson’s story: “I was 20 years old when I started working for a large bedding franchise. I had never done this work before and it was a very steep learning curve. Early in my employment there, I met a man who ran a very successful furniture agency in Melbourne. He would visit the store, make sure he spoke to …