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Managing your energy on a “shoestring”

2017-09-10T01:27:48+00:00

We think of shoestring budgets in terms of finances — we need to achieve an outcome with limited funds and we must find creative ways to pull off miracles.  But have you also felt that your energy is also operating on a shoestring? It’s more than just not having the time you need to [...]

Managing your energy on a “shoestring” 2017-09-10T01:27:48+00:00

Thriving Workplace Conference Reflection

2017-08-22T01:06:19+00:00

Some helpful questions opened up at the Thriving Workplace Conference where it became apparent that the workplace wellness movement is now moving beyond physical health with corporate marathons, flu jabs and fit bits and into the realms of emotional, mental and spiritual wellbeing. Could workplaces striving to raise the wellness of their people form [...]

Thriving Workplace Conference Reflection 2017-08-22T01:06:19+00:00

7 Keys to Supercharge your Wellness Program

2017-08-22T01:01:54+00:00

Wellness seems to be the new buzzword for large companies in attracting and retaining talent and lifting the productivity of their workforce. The excitement is palpable and creative ideas abound. Yet some wellness programs seem to hit the mark better than others. Many wellness programs are a series of zany ideas that temporarily grab [...]

7 Keys to Supercharge your Wellness Program 2017-08-22T01:01:54+00:00

Managing Up: Fact or Fiction

2017-05-24T06:14:57+00:00

A common agenda when coaching aspiring leads is, “How do I manage my manager?”.  One middle manager commented recently on the inadequacies of their boss.  Painfully aware of this person’s lack of communication skills and apparent inability to think strategically, the perennial question arose as to how to manage upwards.   Before launching into [...]

Managing Up: Fact or Fiction 2017-05-24T06:14:57+00:00

Could Wellness replace Engagement as the New HR Metric?

2017-02-28T03:17:58+00:00

  Most HR professionals today need no convincing on the ROI for achieving high staff engagement. Statistics linking engagement to customer loyalty, productivity, sales revenue and workforce productivity have been amassing for decades.   Yet when we look to the top performing organisations in the engagement stakes globally, their concept of engagement is evolving [...]

Could Wellness replace Engagement as the New HR Metric? 2017-02-28T03:17:58+00:00

A systemic approach to mentoring program design

2017-01-30T02:34:07+00:00

Mentoring programs are undoubtedly a cultural glue for organisations seeking to more closely engage and retain their staff.  When implemented well they offer a connective matrix across the organization that can mend bridges and restore enthusiasm and even trust across levels of leadership and functions (Clutterbuck). But before we get too excited about this [...]

A systemic approach to mentoring program design 2017-01-30T02:34:07+00:00

From Push to Flow

2017-01-06T00:20:01+00:00

Developing a Sense of Boundary at Work Managing a sense of wellbeing when work demands are escalating can be difficult at the best of times, especially when family needs peak simultaneously with work needs.  Some things are outside the bounds of our control such as flight delays, the dreaded mornings when school homework [...]

From Push to Flow 2017-01-06T00:20:01+00:00

Resilience – the forgotten factor

2016-12-05T02:41:11+00:00

As we all know resilience is our ability to stand back up after a knock and walk on even stronger. A lot of excellent insight has been offered through positive psychology and how to rewire our internal patterning to strengthen our resilience pathway (so we wont go into that here) but a key question [...]

Resilience – the forgotten factor 2016-12-05T02:41:11+00:00