Tertiary Catalogue

Business Studies


Sustainable Cattle Feeding

Agriculture and the Triple Bottom Line

A triple bottom line approach that incorporates social and environmental responsibility can help businesses sustain their financial success in the long term. This video looks at sustainability in relation to feeding cattle for the dairy and beef...Show More

Triple Bottom Line in Action: Wattle Park Merino Wool Farm

Agriculture and the Triple Bottom Line

A successful triple bottom line approach allows farmers to balance their environmental, social and financial goals. This video looks at sustainability and social responsibility on the Wattle Park wool farm in Mooralla, with insight from wool...Show More

What Makes a Sustainable Agriculture Business?

Agriculture and the Triple Bottom Line

A sustainable business approach that considers people, planet and profit can be particularly important in the agricultural sector. This video introduces the idea of the triple bottom line, how it applies to agricultural businesses and its...Show More
Psychology, Law, Lies and False Memories

Psychology, Law, Lies and False Memories

Insights and Strategies

Eyewitness testimony and its veracity presents problems for juries and judges, according to the University of California's Dr Elizabeth Loftus. She tells Eve Ash that this intersection of psychology and law has revealed that the more confident a...Show More
Lies, Crimes and False Confessions

Lies, Crimes and False Confessions

Insights and Strategies

Eve Ash discusses why people tell lies with the University of Massachusetts Amherst's Professor Robert Feldman, a specialist in psychological and brain sciences. He has studied lying for many years and observes that (1) all people tell lies in...Show More
Living with Lies

Living with Lies

Insights and Strategies

Eve Ash talks to Professor Robert Feldman (University of Massachusetts Amherst) about his research for the book "The Liar in Your Life": He reveals that we all lie at different times, there are many types of lies ranging from the unconscious to...Show More
Love, Lies and Exaggeration

Love, Lies and Exaggeration

Insights and Strategies

People sometimes lie for a reason and will exaggerate to enhance their prestige in the eyes of others. People having secret affairs tell lies; this was the situation for Eve Ash's mother who lied for years about Eve's biological father. Eve's...Show More
4 Ways to Boost Your Leadership Skills

4 Ways to Boost Your Leadership Skills

Insights and Strategies

President of Quinnipiac University, Dr Judy Olian has met many leaders. One of the qualities of a great leader, she believes, is authenticity. For this to occur, she tells Eve Ash, there must be self-awareness, awareness of how others perceive...Show More
4 Ways to Enhance Your Career

4 Ways to Enhance Your Career

Insights and Strategies

Say "yes" to new career opportunities and most people will find a new injection of career rocket fuel. As Dr Judy Olian explains to Eve Ash, accepting unusual roles as they present themselves allows people to "step out of the safe zone", take...Show More
Steps to Solve Workplace Accidents and Crimes

Steps to Solve Workplace Accidents and Crimes

Insights and Strategies

Workplace crime and accident investigations must be taken very seriously. In this video, Colin McLaren, former homicide task force leader, itemizes all the necessary steps for conducting an investigation, including scrupulous note-taking and...Show More
Understanding Crime and Upholding Safety

Understanding Crime and Upholding Safety

Insights and Strategies

In this video, retired detective Colin McLaren discusses with Eve Ash how workplaces can be sitting ducks for crimes such as theft, dishonesty and cyberattacks. He advocates ramping up security, investing in the right applications and...Show More
Dig Deeper to Get it Right

Dig Deeper to Get it Right

Insights and Strategies

Former homicide task force leader, Colin McLaren explains to Eve Ash how effective researching and interviewing is on par with being a sleuth. Too many people are casual about details. Colin stresses the importance of getting to the source of the...Show More
Proactive About Safety and Security

Proactive About Safety and Security

Insights and Strategies

Today's workplaces and taskforces require all the safety and security they can get, former homicide task force leader Colin McLaren tells Eve Ash. Preventing crime at work starts with implementing proactive safety and security policies. It...Show More
Asking Questions in an Investigation

Asking Questions in an Investigation

Insights and Strategies

Former homicide task force leader and author Colin McLaren explains to Eve Ash the subtle art of asking investigative questions. A workplace investigator or manager trying to ascertain the truth and resolve a problem needs to visualise their...Show More
How to Manage a Task Force

How to Manage a Task Force

Insights and Strategies

When it comes to organising a taskforce or project team for a complex job or serious problem, Colin McLaren, a former homicide task force leader, tells Eve Ash it essential to recruit the best people with relevant experience, qualifications,...Show More
Solve Problems with Appreciative Inquiry

Solve Problems with Appreciative Inquiry

Insights and Strategies

When things go wrong, people traditionally have a negativity bias and dig deep into what went wrong. Kylie Bell introduces Eve Ash to Appreciative Inquiry, an alternate approach devised by David Cooperrider that starts with asking "What is...Show More
Emotions at Work

Emotions at Work

Insights and Strategies

Corporate culture has long stated when you go to work, "leave emotions at home". Quoting research by Barbara Fredrickson's Broaden and Build theory, Kylie Bell explains to Eve Ash that this precept is changing: when leaders really tune into the...Show More
Power up with Strengths

Power up with Strengths

Insights and Strategies

Kylie Bell talks with Eve Ash about strengths and the part they play in enhanced wellbeing. Knowing we have strengths makes us more engaged and motivated, resulting in less stress and depression and better health. New strengths can be discovered...Show More
Hope Theory at Work

Hope Theory at Work

Insights and Strategies

In this video, Kylie Bell describes the surprising aspects of Rick Snyder's hope theory: namely that it leads to a 14% bump in productivity because people are happier and more focused. Hope theory gives people a stronger chance of achieving...Show More
How to Increase Resilience

How to Increase Resilience

Insights and Strategies

Resilience is an essential skill in the workplace because without it, we suffer and stress far more. Kylie Bell describes it as "bouncing forward" from difficult or upsetting events. We can learn to process stress constructively and perform...Show More
5 Essentials for Powerful Presentations

5 Essentials for Powerful Presentations

Insights and Strategies

Presentations can be dull for audiences. People feel nervous when presenting. Peter Quarry and Eve Ash cover five essential areas for powerful presentations. These include memorable ways to commence, managing anxiety, being succinct and...Show More
Mindfulness at Work

Mindfulness at Work

Insights and Strategies

Mindfulness is a buzz word that also delivers manifold benefits. It means focusing in the present without judgment. Kylie Bell tells Eve Ash about a Roy Baumeister study which gave people apps that randomly asked what they were thinking about:...Show More
The Secure Leader

The Secure Leader

Insights and Strategies

Approximately 70% of people quit their jobs because of poor managers. Kylie Bell finds that our leadership style may be impacted by our earliest relationships, and way our "attachment styles" evolved as we were growing up. Attachment theory was...Show More
4 Ways to Build Accountability

4 Ways to Build Accountability

Insights and Strategies

Peter Quarry says accountability has two aspects: who you are accountable to and what you are accountable for. Being accountable is willingness to accept responsibility for performance, engaging in discussion and acting on suggestions for...Show More
4 Ways to Motivate Your Team

4 Ways to Motivate Your Team

Insights and Strategies

Teams can lose motivation for all kinds of reasons but it's contagious. When this happens, Peter Quarry and Eve Ash recommend techniques for recognizing and unblocking low motivation, identifying a sense of purpose (the Five Whys), improving...Show More