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Category Archives for "Podcast"

RTWN021: Deal with Managers Using the “5 Whys” w/ Mark Stipic

There are many different ways to deal with the direct manager of an injured worker. Sometimes they may appear to obstructing the RTW process. Today Mark Stipic takes you through some options to help you deal with managers more effectively. Mark discusses: Management vs Leadership The importance of problem-finding The “5 Whys” – a manufacturing […]

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  • 4 July 2016

RTWN020: How to Embrace (and Reduce) Complexity in RTW w/ Dr Jason Thompson

Today’s guest is Dr Jason Thompson, a Senior Research Fellow at Melbourne University’s School of Design and Adjunct Research Fellow with Monash University Accident Research Centre. We learn about Jason’s history of clinical psychology and a brief stint in sales What is individual complexity? Why does it seem like complexity can increase so rapidly? The upside […]

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  • 27 June 2016

RTWN019: How Important is Process in Return To Work? w/ Mark Stipic

Today Mark Stipic delivers a lesson learned from sales trainer Bill Caskey who is also co-host of the Advanced Selling Podcast. Mark describes a surprising reason why it’s essential for the modern RTW Professional to have a process that allows you to pivot and why this creates confidence with the people you serve. Plus we also have a […]

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  • 22 June 2016

RTWN018: Should You Stop Chasing Work Life Balance? w/ Fiona Redding

Today’s guest on RTW Nation is Fiona Redding, founder of The Happiness Hunter and co-host of Business Addicts the podcast. I first encountered Fiona when I heard her speak at Disrupt HR Melbourne in 2015 and you can watch Fiona’s presentation here. I wanted to get her on the show because she has a unique take on work life balance…… it’s all […]

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  • 13 June 2016

RTWN016: A People-First Approach to Safer Workplaces w/ Andrew Barrett

Andrew Barrett is the Chief Change Agent at Fidesa. He brings safety with a difference to small and medium businesses. Andrew and I discuss: Safe work is good for business How to deliver business results through good safety practice Why safety doesn’t need to be completely dependent on policies and procedures How safety professionals – and RTW […]

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  • 30 May 2016

RTWN015: How to Sell RTW to Injured Workers

Mark Stipic takes you through three lessons in modern day sales processes and how they can be applied in Return To Work to improve your rehab outcomes. Mark explains that a typical sales cycle includes: Awareness Evaluation Purchase But in Return To Work the cycle is more likely to be: Awareness Evaluation Action Mark then […]

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  • 16 May 2016

RTWN014: The Intersection of Research & Policy w/ Prof Alex Collie

Professor Alex Collie is CEO of the Institute For Safety Compensation and Recovery Research (ISCRR). ISCRR is a research and innovation collaboration between Monash University, WorkSafe Victoria and the Transport Accident Commission (TAC). Alex and I discuss: The objectives of ISCRR Practical examples of how ISCRR research has shaped policy The personality attributes of a supervisor that can influence on-the-job safety ISCRR’s […]

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  • 4 May 2016

RTWN013: Build Your Platform in Rehabilitation with Shane Purnell

Today’s guest on RTW Nation is Shane Purnell, host of the Platform Giant Show and expert on public speaking and personal branding. Before we get into the interview I pose the question: Should you feel bad about pursuing a career in rehabilitation? Shane and I discuss: What it means to have a platform C.A.R.V.E.: Channels, Authority, Relationships, […]

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  • 25 April 2016

RTWN012: How to Listen, Hear & Understand with Rosemary McKenzie-Ferguson

Rosemary McKenzie-Ferguson is an injured worker and an advocate for people who have been injured at work. Today she is back for the second half of our conversation. In RTW Nation Episode 11 Rosemary described the amazing community work she is leading. Today we extend our conversation to discuss the experiences of injured workers and some ideas for better […]

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  • 11 April 2016