Daryl McMahon

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Queensland Ebola scare as teen from West Africa in isolation

The 18-year-old, who arrived in Australia 11 days ago with eight other family members, had been in home quarantine in Brisbane before she developed a …

WHO puts Ebola cases at 10,000

The Geneva-based WHO said 10,141 people have been diagnosed with the deadly virus, an increase from its previous estimate of about 9000 cases.<p>It …

5 reasons to sack the performance review

by Darren Hill<p>The performance review is a workplace practice that is not only widely condemned as being one of the most destructive yet ever-present …

Employee Engagement

Don’t maintain eye contact, and other tips for the tough conversations at work

by Darren Hill<p>With 16,500 public service jobs on the block following the Federal Budget, and key industries such as mining and motoring in doubt, the …

Self-help

32 Incorrectly Used Words That Can Make You Look Bad | Inc.com

While I like to think I know a little about business writing, I often fall into a few word traps. For example, "who" and "whom." I rarely use "whom" when I should. Even when spell check suggests "whom," I think it sounds pretentious. So I don't use it.<p>And I'm sure some people then think, "What a …

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22 LinkedIn Secrets LinkedIn Won't Tell You

I have written several articles about LinkedIn, and they often generate the most comments. Here are the highlights of my LinkedIn advice from previous articles, along with additional tips and tricks, many of which remain unspoken by the people at LinkedIn. With this checklist in hand, you can make …

How To Say “This Is Crap” In Different Cultures

I had been holed up for six hours in a dark conference room with 12 managers. It was a group-coaching day and each executive had 30 minutes to describe in detail a cross-cultural challenge she was experiencing at work and to get feedback and suggestions from the others at the table.<p>It was Willem’s …

11 Powerful Quotes to Inspire Your Team to Embrace Change | Inc.com

<i>"When you're finished changing, you're finished."</i><p>Ben Franklin may not have been an entrepreneur by trade, but his words echo today more than ever before. This is the fastest-changing communications and technology landscape we've ever been in. Twenty years ago, you probably didn't have an email …

Motivation

Change Management Needs to Change

As a recognized discipline, change management has been in existence for over half a century. Yet despite the huge investment that companies have made in tools, training, and thousands of books (over 83,000 on Amazon), most studies still show a 60-70% failure rate for organizational change projects …

Change Management Is Bigger Than Leadership

If an organization needs to undergo significant change, that’s a leadership issue, right? Old dogs will learn new tricks when the lead dog — or ape, or penguin, depending on the management fable of the moment — shows them off. Leaders need to craft compelling elevator speeches, relentlessly deliver …

New Study Explores Why Change Management Fails - And How To (Perhaps) Succeed

A new study by Towers Watson has found that only 25% of change management initiatives are successful over the long term. While this may come as no shock – substantive change in organizations with entrenched cultures is always difficult – the study adds new data to an ongoing discussion.<p>Some …

5 Secrets of Public Speaking From the Best TED Presenters | Inc.com

Ask just about anyone these days for great examples of public speaking and you'll hear a variation on a single thing--"Did you see that TED talk by so and so?" Powerful enough to change your life in 18 short minutes and garnering millions upon millions of views, the best TED talks are well-deserved …

10 Phrases Great Speakers Never Say | Inc.com

While it's really hard to immediately win over a crowd, it's really easy for a speaker to lose the room within the first few minutes of a presentation.<p>To make sure you don't lose your audience, here's Boris Veldhuijzen van Zanten, serial entrepreneur and founder of TwitterCounter and The Next Web, …

Public Speaking

5 Of The Most–Um, Uh–Common Speaking Mistakes

Sounds like: errors you didn’t know you were making.<p>Public speaking quickly can turn into a disaster, like the wreck that <i>Transformers</i> director Michael Bay got into at the Consumer Electronics Show.<p>But from what <i>Business Insider</i> reports, the most common problems we face with speaking are more of the …

10 Questions to Ask When Creating a Killer PowerPoint Presentation

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As an entrepreneur, speaking at influential industry trade shows and conferences positions your products and services center stage, exactly where you want your brand to be.<p>When done right, showcasing your brand in a dynamic presentation …