Let’s Rethink Organisational Design

Let’s rethink job design. No wait – let’s rethink organisational design – for improved engagement and productivity through increased levels of employee health and well being. The Australian Faculty of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (AFOEM which is a faculty of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians) has released a ‘Consensus Statement on the Health Benefits […]

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[Study] Workplace Resilience Training Lowers Stress and Sick Leave, Increases Productivity and Job Retention

[Study] Workplace Resilience Training Lowers Stress and Sick Leave, Increases Productivity and Job Retention

A current investigation by the Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine into the improvements in resilience, stress and somatic symptoms following resilience training has stated:There is ‘a growing body of evidence [which] connects employee resilience with important work-related outcomes. As examples, resilience is associated with lower levels of perceived stress, higher job satisfaction, and fewer […]

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How to Use Gratitude to Uplift Your Work Day (and Those Around You)

How to Use Gratitude to Uplift Your Work Day (and Those Around You)

Below is a sample of some feedback received from a participant in a Resilience and Wellbeing workshop we conducted at their place of work. Knowing the impact it has on workplace harmony, we decided to create a resource that other readers could use (see below for details).“Since attending the Workplace Harmony Solutions training on Resilience […]

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Can Workplace Culture Be A Significant Contributing Factor To Chronic Illness In Senior Leaders?

Can Workplace Culture Be A Significant Contributing Factor To Chronic Illness In Senior Leaders?

Can workplace culture be a significant contributing factor to chronic illness in senior leaders? The culture dictates the story that must be played out and each staff member has a role to play in that story. The senior leader must be decisive, highly resilient and infallible and set an example of strength for all to […]

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The Essential Traits of Intelligent Leaders

The Essential Traits of Intelligent Leaders

Intelligent leaders have confronted and analysed their fears and concerns. They no longer let such things unconsciously trigger emotional and reactionary decision-making behaviours from within them. They use mindfulness to be aware of every moment and every minute decision that flows from being alert to capture every thought they have and then constructively craft every […]

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The Curious Leader

The Curious Leader

While a business has a purpose of delivering a service or product and the employees are expected to contribute to this purpose for successful outcomes, not all employees present at work ready for success. An unskilled leader will assume that their concept of success and what it takes to achieve success is the same as […]

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What Employers Look For In A Leader VS What Team Members Look For In Their Leader

What Employers Look For In A Leader VS What Team Members Look For In Their Leader

Research of more than 1,300 Australian professionals found: Employers ranked the top two leadership traits as ‘strong work ethic’ and ‘record of success’ however employees ranked the importance of these leadership traits as ninth and eleventh respectively; Employees ranked the leadership traits of communication and team building as second and third in importance compared to […]

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