With a great team, Watch your business and workplace thrive.
- High performance,
- Better bottom line, and
- Happy, settled staff when you create the best team.
Culture+ succeeds: Our courses are easy, inspiring, user friendly, and dramatically make a difference.
"We are delighted with the program, and it not only changed the way our students interact, but the way our teachers deliver the content. The entire process has been groundbreaking and revelatory. Thank you both so much." Michelle Brennan, former COO of award winning RTO, Industry Link.
I consider Graham Gourlay to be a remarkable teacher in this field and I highly recommend him to anyone wanting to effect positive changes in their organisation." MC, senior legal advisor, large national agency
What is Off the Hotplate?
Using our Culture+ system, we deliver emotional intelligence (EQ), leadership and people management.
We have the best team building content there is, tailoring our approach to your workplace and needs, and your outcomes. Throw toxic culture, bullying and dysfunction out the window, and watch the benefits flow.
For any industry, Off the Hotplate is a new approach. We give you the skills, knowledge and ability to survive the furnace, and thrive. And we've just introduced a service component as well - so that your team not only collaborates, but works to build your business for you.
"I have just spent the last two days on Gil Sawford's Career Planning Workshop. This was the most challenging course I have ever been on, but at the same time, I got more out of it than any other course. The presenter was EXCELLENT, the material was EXCELLENT, the content was EXCELLENT. Thanks guys, for a couple of very rewarding days." Department of Veterans Affairs, Tasmania
Ask us - we can make a difference for you, your business, your workplace.
Christine’s brilliant memoir Theatre of War is available now!
A rollicking trip through 9 restaurants and the Chefs, thieves and rogues she duelled with daily… Buckle up, it’s a rough ride. “Laugh out loud! A terrific read!”
WHY OFF THE HOTPLATE?
"I had 10 successful restaurants as owner/chef and 25 years in blasting hot kitchens. Burn out became a boomerang and I fell out of love with cooking, and the industry.
Then I started seeing the suicide rate, the burn out rate, the collateral damage of high pressure on families and society as a whole and decided we needed a solution. Mental health and emotional intelligence need more than just talk lines or questions with no answers. People need real solutions - teaching people those emotional management skills that are tragically missing in everyone's education.
Off the Hotplate was born, and I was reborn with a drive to bring this to an industry and people who deserve better. And working in other industries since, I saw they could all benefit from this. After all, it's about people. Simple." ~ Christine Matheson Green - for more on Christine on Linked In click here:
These methods work. So what's stopping you?
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