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So far Deric Ma has created 34 blog entries.

How to empower yourself with responsibility.

Written by: Karen Fischbach – Pro Leaders Academy Pty Ltd   Each workday we take ourselves to our place of work.  Many of us are on autopilot.  The question is, do we take responsibility for what we actually do during the time [...]

2021-04-28T10:55:09+10:00February 26, 2021|Governments, Project Management, Soft Skills|0 Comments

Debriefing – more than just for the military

Written by: Karen Fischbach – Pro Leaders Academy Pty Ltd   Debriefing originated in the military as a live, situational learning tool.  Teams in the field could literally learn on the spot what mistakes were made and why – critical [...]

2021-04-28T11:06:00+10:00February 26, 2021|Project Management, Soft Skills|0 Comments

Creating Unenforceable contracts – are you doing it without realising?

Written by: Donna Kirk – Pro Leaders Academy Pty Ltd   We all know we must read the fine print – but when it comes down to it, we don’t. We skim. We can be forgiven for the assumptions we [...]

2021-04-28T11:34:52+10:00January 28, 2021|Legal|0 Comments

Are purpose-led tenders the way of the future?

Written by: Donna Kirk – Pro Leaders Academy Pty Ltd   Evaluating tenders is what leads to a contract in government.  Developing the tender requirements prior to determining the tender criteria is more important as it sets the expectations of [...]

2021-04-28T11:09:13+10:00January 28, 2021|Acquisitions, Financial|0 Comments

Procurement Management or Project Management

Written by: Donna Kirk – Pro Leaders Academy Pty Ltd    John Donne famously wrote, “No man is an island.” He could have been talking about a project because projects cannot be completed without drawing from resources outside of the project [...]

2021-03-02T08:17:26+10:00November 19, 2020|Governments, Project Management|0 Comments

An Ethical Australia with Ethical Behaviour

Written by: Donna Kirk – Pro Leaders Academy Pty Ltd   An ethical Australia with ethical behaviour is what we believe to be our current state in general. However on Monday 26 October Q&A aired a program with a challenging [...]

2021-03-02T08:17:03+10:00November 18, 2020|Governments, Legal, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Part 3 – What must and should be done about a Conflict of interest?

Written by: Brett Lyndon – Pro Leaders Academy Pty Ltd   In this final of our 3-part series we look forward to what must be done after a Conflict of Interest is disclosed.  It is reasonably common knowledge that any [...]

2021-03-02T08:16:56+10:00October 1, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

A caretaker government – is it Business as Usual?

Written by: Donna Kirk – Pro Leaders Academy Pty Ltd   Australia is a representative democracy. In this political system, eligible people vote for candidates to carry out the business of governing on their behalf. The democratic election process requires that [...]

2021-03-02T08:16:43+10:00October 1, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

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