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Better relationships with our colleagues, clients and stakeholders are not just nice to have, they really add dollars to the bottom line. John Williams, founder of corporate training company JHW, has personally trained over 5000 accomplished and emerging corporate professionals in the area of stakeholder engagement. In this podcast, he shares simple yet effective ways to communicate effectively, foster cooperation, attain outcomes regularly, and work with different personality types in order to obtain greater productivity. This podcast is for business professionals who regularly engage with stakeholders, and managers and leaders of professional groups who are seeking ways to increase the productivity of the group as a whole.

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Better relationships with our colleagues, clients and stakeholders are not just nice to have, they really add dollars to the bottom line. John Williams, founder of corporate training company JHW, has personally trained over 5000 accomplished and emerging corporate professionals in the area of stakeholder engagement. In this podcast, he shares simple yet effective ways to communicate effectively, foster cooperation, attain outcomes regularly, and work with different personality types in order to obtain greater productivity. This podcast is for business professionals who regularly engage with stakeholders, and managers and leaders of professional groups who are seeking ways to increase the productivity of the group as a whole.

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Engagement Matters

Latest release on May 31, 2017

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Better relationships with our colleagues, clients and stakeholders are not just nice to have, they really add dollars to the bottom line. John Williams, founder of corporate training company JHW, has personally trained over 5000 accomplished and emerging corporate professionals in the area of stakeholder engagement. In this podcast, he shares simple yet effective ways to communicate effectively, foster cooperation, attain outcomes regularly, and work with different personality types in order to obtain greater productivity. This podcast is for business professionals who regularly engage with stakeholders, and managers and leaders of professional groups who are seeking ways to increase the productivity of the group as a whole.

17: Why Culture Eats Strategy For Breakfast

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Discover why culture is so important to the overall productivity and profitability of your organisation, and how better engagement leads to a stronger culture. Find the show notes for all episodes at jhw.com.au/podcast. This has been Episode 17 of the Engagement Matters podcast by JHW Corporate Training.

May 31 2017

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16: How To Achieve Better Project Outcomes

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Discover how to apply the Engagement Matters tools and principles to your projects in order to achieve better outcomes. Find the show notes for all episodes at jhw.com.au/podcast. This has been Episode 16 of the Engagement Matters podcast by JHW Corporate Training.

May 24 2017

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15: Personality Compass - Friendship And Collaboration

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You probably work with people who are patient, supportive, and great team players. However, sometimes they care too much about others' feelings and not enough about the end result. In this episode, JHW lead trainer Ralph Muir-Morris and Christina Canters discuss how to communicate effectively with the 'Friendship and Harmony' personality style. Find the show notes for all episodes at jhw.com.au/podcast. This has been Episode 15 of the Engagement Matters podcast by JHW Corporate Training.

May 17 2017

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14: Personality Compass - Subject Matter Experts

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All workplaces have their Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) -- people who are process-driven, analytical and thorough. In this episode, JHW lead trainer Ralph Muir-Morris and Christina Canters discuss how to communicate effectively with the 'SME' personality style. Find the show notes for all episodes at jhw.com.au/podcast. This has been Episode 14 of the Engagement Matters podcast by JHW Corporate Training.

May 10 2017

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13: Personality Compass - Vision And Visibility

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People who are enthusiastic, animated and relationship-focused can be fun to work with and make great leaders. Think the Richard Bransons of the world! But if you're not like them, they can be frustrating to work with. In this episode, JHW lead trainer Ralph Muir-Morris and Christina Canters discuss how to communicate effectively with the 'Vision and Visibility' personality style. Find the show notes for all episodes at jhw.com.au/podcast. This has been Episode 13 of the Engagement Matters podcast by JHW Corporate Training.

May 03 2017

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12: Personality Compass - Power And Control

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Do you work with stakeholders and colleagues who are very direct, forward thinking, decisive and results-driven? These people are from the 'Power and Control' quadrant in the Personality Compass. In this episode, JHW lead trainer Ralph Muir-Morris and Christina Canters discuss how to communicate effectively with this personality style. Find the show notes for all episodes at jhw.com.au/podcast. This has been Episode 12 of the Engagement Matters podcast by JHW Corporate Training.

Apr 26 2017

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11: The Personality Compass - An Introduction

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Ever wonder why you get along well with some people, while with others you just don't 'click'? It has a lot to do with personality styles and each communicates. In this episode, JHW lead trainer Ralph Muir-Morris joins Christina Canters to give an introduction to each of the 4 personality 'quadrants' and why it's important to be able to communicate well with each one. Find the show notes for all episodes at jhw.com.au/podcast. This has been Episode 11 of the Engagement Matters podcast by JHW Corporate Training.

Apr 19 2017

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10: Building Engagement

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What does the term 'engagement' actually mean? In this episode, John Williams and Christina Canters discuss the 3 main components of engagement: trust, value and rapport. Discover why each is important for increasing the level of engagement with your stakeholders, and how to use them in different situations. For all show notes, visit www.jhw.com.au/podcast. This has been Episode 10 of the Engagement Matters podcast by JHW Corporate Training.  

Apr 12 2017

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09: Solutions For Stakeholders

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As service providers, we provide solutions for our stakeholders' problems. But do we truly understand what those problems are? In this episode, John and Christina discuss how you can best elicit stakeholders' needs in order to achieve the best results for the project. For the transcript and other resources, visit jhw.com.au/podcast. This has been Episode 9 of the Engagement Matters podcast by JHW Corporate Training.

Apr 04 2017

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08: A Framework For Getting The Outcomes You Want

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Discover some of the concepts behind the JHW Corporate Training methods. This episode encompasses a number of the themes already addressed on the podcast, but it will enable you to understand how they all work together. For the transcript, visit jhw.com.au/framework. This has been Episode 8 of the Engagement Matters podcast by JHW Corporate Training.

Mar 29 2017

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07: How To Give And Receive Feedback

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If feedback is used well, it can help increase productivity in the workplace, as well as boosting staff morale. In this episode, hosts John Williams and Christina Canters discuss the difference between positive, constructive and negative feedback, and how to effectively deliver and receive it. For the transcript, visit jhw.com.au/feedback. This has been Episode 7 of the Engagement Matters podcast by JHW Corporate Training.

Mar 21 2017

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06: 7 Tips For Better Facilitation

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Facilitation is a highly valuable skill. It can help us move initiatives forward, get buy-in, and give life to new ideas. However, it's often poorly done. John Williams shares 7 tips that will help you become a better facilitator. For the transcript, visit jhw.com.au/facilitation. This has been Episode 6 of the Engagement Matters podcast by JHW Corporate Training.

Mar 21 2017

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05: The Power Of Influence

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To achieve your desired outcomes at work, you can either: a) Use authority, or b) Use influence. Hosts John Williams and Christina Canters discuss the difference between the two, and how to use them and when. For the transcript, visit jhw.com.au/influence. This has been Episode 5 of the Engagement Matters podcast by JHW Corporate Training.

Mar 14 2017

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04: 3 Powerful Yet Poorly Executed Communication Tools

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Want to increase the level of engagement with your stakeholders and colleagues and get the outcomes you want? John Williams shares 3 simple communication tools that you can implement immediately in order to have better relationships at work. For the transcript, visit jhw.com.au/tools. This has been Episode 4 of the Engagement Matters podcast by JHW Corporate Training.

Mar 14 2017

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03: Are Your Emails Sabotaging You?

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Have you ever had someone misinterpret your emails? John Williams and Christina Canters discuss which communication channels at work are the most appropriate for the messages you want to send. For the transcript, visit jhw.com.au/communicationchannels. This has been Episode 3 of the Engagement Matters podcast by JHW Corporate Training.

Feb 19 2017

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02: Introduction To JHW

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JHW Principal and Founder John Williams shares why he's so passionate about helping companies achieve productivity through effective engagement, as well as a sneak peek into the JHW training methodology. For the transcript, visit jhw.com.au/intro. This has been Episode 2 of the Engagement Matters podcast by JHW Corporate Training.

Feb 19 2017

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01: How To Plan Effective Meetings

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Every meeting is an opportunity to improve your team's productivity, yet so many people arrive at meetings desperately unprepared. In this episode, hosts John Williams and Christina Canters discuss why it's important to plan for your meetings, and how to do it. For the transcript, visit jhw.com.au/callplan. This has been Episode 1 of the Engagement Matters podcast by JHW Corporate Training.

Feb 19 2017

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