Mental Health Month | Managing Stress and Motivation

Struggling to maintain focus or attention at work? Hitting that 3 pm low and unable to pull yourself out? Maybe you are procrastinating by reading this article… Whatever is going on in your life it’s important to first understand...

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Mental Health Month | The Impact

Mental Health Month| October 2021 In 2021, South Australia’s Mental Health Awareness Program in October has expanded from a week to a month! We all have a role to play! Image source: mhcsa.org.au   With approximately 50% of Australians...

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Podcasts for the Public Sector

Looking for a podcast to get inspired, learn something new or to confirm that you are going in the right direction? IPAA have some public sector specific podcasts which feature some insightful conversations with local public service professionals. IPAA...

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Benefits of being a Mentor or Mentee

Benefits for Mentors It is important to not only understand the immerse sense of self-achievement and altruism you will get from helping a mentee, but you will also benefit in a variety of ways. As a mentor, you can...

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Understanding Emotional Intelligence (EQ/EI)

The term ‘Emotional Intelligence’ entered our management vocabulary in the late 90s and is now part of the vernacular in most workplaces. Despite this 20 year ‘history’, there is still much debate about what it is…and isn’t. Emotional Intelligence...

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Neuroleadership – A scientific approach to making organisations better for humans

Dr David Rock from the NeuroLeadership Institute is set to deliver a keynote address at the 2021 IPAA National Conference this October. Neuroleadership has come into the spotlight in recent years, with Dr Rock, in fact, coining the term...

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Climate Change: Risks, Liabilities and Remedies

In April 2021 IPAA SA were thrilled to be supporting the Environment Protection Authority (EPA) in the delivery of the 2021 EPA Board Summit on the topic of ‘Climate Change: Risks, Liabilities and Remedies’. This online event was co-hosted...

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advice for leaders from Nick Reade

Advice for Leaders from Nick Reade

Chief Executive of the Department of the Premier and Cabinet, Nick Reade joined us for an insightful conversation to share his focus and agenda, as well as some leadership lessons and advice for emerging and current leaders in the...

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tips for networking

4 Steps to Make Networking a Success

Networking is an effective career development tool that provides access to opportunities that may not be available through other career development methods. Networking is an effective way to keep up to date with industry trends, develop relationships, reveal promising...

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How can you apply Neuroleadership to manage others?

What is Neuroleadership?  Neuroleadership draws its name from the idea of applying neuroscience principles to the field of leadership. Neuroscience is a multidisciplinary field that links psychology and neurochemistry to understand the intrinsic links between biological processes occurring in the nervous system...

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