Author Archives: PerformanceDevelopment

About PerformanceDevelopment

I am a qualified psychologist, and established my corporate training business, Performance Development, more than twenty years ago in Melbourne, Australia. We focus upon Leadership Skills development and helping people to develop the capabilities and confidence they need to get the best out of themselves.

Goal Setting: The secret to follow-through

Many people are able to set goals for themselves, but later discover they seem to lack discipline and commitment with follow-through. This article offers some insight into how you can improve follow-through. Continue reading

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Peak Performance – Be the best you can be

Peak performance is never an accident. So what are some of the key dynamics for achieving peak performance? If you are seeking insights to help you achieve more in business or to guide you in your own personal development, there is … Continue reading

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Presentation Skills – style over substance

If you are in any type of management or leadership position, then chances are that you are called upon to deliver some presentations occasionally – or at least do stand up and do some public speaking. And you probably spend … Continue reading

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Make your message memorable

When you’re speaking to a group of people, how can you make your message more memorable? Here are some great presentation tips Continue reading

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Getting The Best Out Of Yourself and Others

Welcome to the Performance Development blog – with articles and video clips to help you be the best you can be. Whether you are wanting to learn how to lead and manage people, or you are seeking to be inspired, or learn how to prepare for the job interview, or control stress …..visit our blog for a wealth of resources. Continue reading

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Developing Your Leadership Capability

New Manager Tips – Learning to lead If you have just been appointed to a management role and are feeling some anxiety – then this short clip will reassure you that it is very common to be feeling that way. … Continue reading

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What Makes A Good Leader?

In the following short clip, Gleaves Whitney (a respected US author and researcher on leadership and management skills) shares his thoughts on five key leadership qualities ….. Imagination – a clear vision of the desired future and the capacity to … Continue reading

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