Mental Health

Time Out - It's Not Me First, It's Me Too! by Kelly Swingler

Putting our people first is vital for their wellbeing, and aside from the fact that it makes good business sense, it's the right thing to do. With stress, burnout, mental health issues, health problems, debt, and addiction on the increase, a stressful workplace or toxic workplace culture can play a huge role in the mental, emotional and physical health of our people.

Where do you keep your Gremlins? by Jardena London

Gremlins are the little voices that sabotage your efforts to succeed.  They tell you that you’re not good enough, you’ll never succeed, basically, they keep you on the safe path.  Today we are focusing specifically on how your Gremlins accompany you through your day.

If you’ve seen the movie “A Beautiful Mind” about John Nash, he struggled with paranoid schizophrenia.  As he started to learn to manage the disease, his gremlins no longer controlled him, but they walked alongside him about 50 feet away.  

Mental Health in the Workplace: Let’s stop striving for perfection and start making progress by Jaclyn Potts

In recent times, more and more attention is given to the importance of mental health in the workplace. We now know what is at stake when we don’t create safe, sound working environments. In Australia, mental health compensation claims annually cost $145.9 million and the resulting absenteeism costs a further $4.7 billion.

What is the role of flexible working in business today with Suzie Lewis

We conducted a Q&A interview with Suzie Lewis, Managing Director at Transform for Value, around business transformation, strategic organisational change, and the importance of inclusion and wellbeing within an organisation.
 

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Developing Great Leaders: The Human Workplace Perspective by Ashley Lipman

Are great leaders born or made? Some would argue that only those born with certain personality traits grow up to be leaders. Others argue that leadership skills are developed as one grows, through practice and education. Most likely, both factors play a significant role in how someone turns out.