Why Creating Psychological Safety Is Critical for a Great Culture

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In 2012 Google ran an internal study, Project Aristotle, to determine what factors created their best teams.  They found that the number one factor was ‘psychological safety.’  So it makes sense that, when we think about creating great cultures, this must be one of the elements our organisations should focus on. Psychological safety comprises two Read More

Not Everyone Gets Accounting

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Written by Danette Fenton-Menzies Why You May Find Reading Financial Reports Hard  I preferred English to Maths at school, so when I started doing accounting at university I really struggled.  In fact, can I let you in on a little secret?  I failed Accounting 1 at uni.  Now I teach accounting (among other things) to accountants and non-accountants!  If you are Read More

Why Being Adaptable Can Be Hard

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With all of the disruption that has happened over the past few months, many people are finding it hard to stay on top of things – let alone adapt. Yet now, more than ever, we all need to adapt.  Many of us are juggling multiple roles, often in the one place: our home. Before COVID-19, home was a sanctuary for many of us, but it’s now been invaded by work, home schooling, etc.   And while some of Read More

Leadership Retreat in the Blue Mountains

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Earlier this month, the Magical Learning Team had the pleasure and privilege of running a 2-day team building and leadership retreat for one of our clients at the Fairmont Resort and Spa located in the Blue Mountains. During this event, we covered some of our favourite topics such as; emotional intelligence, adaptability quotient, leadership, resilience Read More