Wellbeing

Why Being Type A is The BEST and The WORST: Stress in the Workplace by Katie Maycock

So you’re a Type A Professional? Of course!

  1. You live for your job and you love the adrenaline rush that you get from being busy.
  2. You feel more productive the more work you have.
  3. You experience another level of mental clarity that comes from the hundred and one things you put on your plate.

Feel amazing, right? I hear you!

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.

How to engage employees: win their hearts and their minds

Engaging employees is one of the most critical components of building successful businesses, yet how to achieve it remains elusive. Some approaches focus on the reasons for change and appeal to employees critical thinking. Yet without also incorporating a ‘why’ to change, that is the emotional connection to the work, employee engagement is less.

The Human Givens Approach by Roderic Yapp

We have an expectation that people should understand us.

Understand our perspective, our reasoning and our expectations from other people.

The problem with this is that we rarely know ourselves.

We don’t often know what we want out of life. We don’t know what makes us happy. And we rarely know why we behave in certain ways.

If you disagree, can you answer the questions above?