All Posts by Blake Gwilt

Market Pulse November 2015 – Comments from CDL’s General Manager Operations

In the frantic rush to end of the calendar year we take note of the continuous disruption, change and people development and retention needs that many of our clients are experiencing as the market continues to be buoyant. Whether we like it or not change is a continuum. Technology, innovation and the need to be […]

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Market Pulse August 2015 – Comments from CDL’s General Manager Operations

Change is a continuum – the market is buoyant, nothing stays the same for long and that’s a fact. Businesses continue to re-align to enhance performance and efficiency in a tough global market. Everyday there seems to be another headline about a pending stock market crash, another business restructuring, skills shortages, an aging workforce, and […]

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The Swinburne Leadership Survey

A quick review of the Swinburne Leadership Survey, 2015 After polling 800 Australian adults in 2014, the Swinburne Leadership Survey produced some interesting revelations on beliefs about the nation’s leaders and citizens. The study not only surveyed political leaders, but other leaders in society as well. These included religious, community, trade union and business leaders.

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How to Successfully Undertake Change Management Projects

Great article on .  The need for experts who can assist an organisation navigate through change successfully has never been greater. Although a project team is crucial for success, a senior level advisor to partner with the project leader is invaluable. The advisor can partner with executive leadership to help navigate through change management […]

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Interesting Read: Enabling Organizational Change through Strategic Initiatives

When an organisation embarks on change, whether to take advantage of new opportunities or as a survival necessity, the impact is far-reaching. Processes, systems, vendors and sometimes the overall mindset (or mission) of the organisation will be impacted. Failure to execute sustainable change can make an organisation lose its competitive advantage. This is what makes […]

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Emotional Intelligence: Importance in the Workplace

Emotional intelligence: a person’s ability to monitor both their own and other people’s emotions, differentiate between the various types of emotions, categorise them appropriately, and then use this information as a guide to their behaviour and thinking ( In simple terms Emotional Intelligence refers to how you deal with both your emotions and those of […]

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