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Dr Louise Metcalf

Associate Lecturer at Futureproofology

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Internationally published leadership expert. One of the top 100 Sustainability Leaders in the World (ABC Carbon, 2011, 2012). BA (Hons in Psych), Masters of Applied Psychology Organisational, MBA, PhD, Member APS College of Organisational Psychologist, membership of Academy of Management. Louise has decades of experience in the field of organisational psychology and general psychology. She is a highly respected leadership and change management consultant in Australia

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Asked this question - Managing employees

How can you stop your staff from making careless errors?

How do I stop my staff from making careless errors that later turn into serious problems such...

How to Negotiate Like A Boss!

Negotiation is one of those skills that will always be useful, no matter what you do. You can use it to get a better salary, or just a better phone plan. It’s endless! We should really learn this s...

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Are you ready for the innovations being developed right now?

These days we talk a lot about change and disruption. I often hear people say that the world isn't changing faster, really! But the record of patents and the production of new technologies indicates t...

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Your team is your reputation - so are you on their side?

'It's not me, it's my staff, you just can't get good people these days!" You'd be amazed how often I hear that and it's total rubbish. As Sun Tzu said, if you want to be a good leader you must "cult...

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Dr Louise Metcalf, Associate Lecturer at Futureproofology

Asked this question - Budgeting and forecasting

Is the Australian economy picking up based on your experience?

Hi Everyone, I just spotted this article in the Sydney Morning Herald is everyone experiencing an...

The problem of the overly critical... do you know what ails you?

There are some people out there who just love to criticise, so much so that they can't come up with a single positive statement, they can only be negative. But what is really going on there, do they j...

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The power of a great question in business!

Today I was sent a link to a TED video on the power of asking better questions. It was mind blowing! Here was an esteemed medical doctor and expert in immunology talking about diabetes and obesity, an...

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Let's talk about happiness...

Happiness is largely about good habits. Good thinking, good relationships, good eating, good 'being' habits. It's as simple as that. Even if you have the worst things happen to you in life, if you h...

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Do you know yourself as a leader?

One of the downsides of leadership in an SME is the demand to be extremely competent in a wide variety of complex leadership roles. You're asked to be a CEO, COO, CFO and CMO (that's Chief Marketing O...

Read more

How to Negotiate Like A Boss!

Negotiation is one of those skills that will always be useful, no matter what you do. You can use it to get a better salary, or just a better phone plan. It’s endless! We should really learn this s...

Read more

Are you ready for the innovations being developed right now?

These days we talk a lot about change and disruption. I often hear people say that the world isn't changing faster, really! But the record of patents and the production of new technologies indicates t...

Read more

Your team is your reputation - so are you on their side?

'It's not me, it's my staff, you just can't get good people these days!" You'd be amazed how often I hear that and it's total rubbish. As Sun Tzu said, if you want to be a good leader you must "cult...

Read more

The problem of the overly critical... do you know what ails you?

There are some people out there who just love to criticise, so much so that they can't come up with a single positive statement, they can only be negative. But what is really going on there, do they j...

Read more

The power of a great question in business!

Today I was sent a link to a TED video on the power of asking better questions. It was mind blowing! Here was an esteemed medical doctor and expert in immunology talking about diabetes and obesity, an...

Read more

Let's talk about happiness...

Happiness is largely about good habits. Good thinking, good relationships, good eating, good 'being' habits. It's as simple as that. Even if you have the worst things happen to you in life, if you h...

Read more

Do you know yourself as a leader?

One of the downsides of leadership in an SME is the demand to be extremely competent in a wide variety of complex leadership roles. You're asked to be a CEO, COO, CFO and CMO (that's Chief Marketing O...

Read more

Stop paying attention! it's making you dumb...

If your mind often wanders during speeches and, dare I say it, reading articles (!) then it's time to stop feeling guilty. It's good for you! Everybody knows what it's like to have your mind wander ...

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How journaling helps you reach your goals faster than ever before!

Here at my company we have long been advocates of regular journaling. Children are often encouraged to keep a diary of their hopes and dreams because we believe it helps them sort through their experi...

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How to set really, really smart goals for the new year!

Personally, I disagree with new years resolutions. I don't understand that tradition at all. Usually people declare they will "stop smoking" or "start exercising", but you can't change a habit simply ...

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Dr Louise Metcalf answered a question

Asked this question - Managing employees

How can you stop your staff from making careless errors?

How do I stop my staff from making careless errors that later turn into serious problems such...

Dr Louise Metcalf, Associate Lecturer at Futureproofology

Asked this question - Budgeting and forecasting

Is the Australian economy picking up based on your experience?

Hi Everyone, I just spotted this article in the Sydney Morning Herald is everyone experiencing an...

Dr Louise Metcalf, Associate Lecturer at Futureproofology

Asked this question - Leadership

Are leaders in SMEs keen on developing leadership skills?

I wonder if SME' leaders are keen on developing their leadership skills? I've been reading various...

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