Workplace Culture

Managing a group of people isn’t always easy even if your entire team is sitting right in front of you. But the challenges faced by anyone building a team increase exponentially when that team is spread across different offices – whether the offices are at...

It was Bill Gates who said “we all need people who will give us feedback. That’s how we improve.” That seems straightforward enough, right? Give feedback to your employee, and they will remain happy and loyal forever - win win! But...

Has someone asked you to plan your organisation’s health and wellbeing program? Or perhaps you’re a small organisation and haven’t done anything formal in the past but wonder if there is something that could help improve the health of your staff. As you get started, perhaps...

Background to the problem The prevalence of mental illness in the general population is alarming.  The World Health Organisation (WHO) predicts that by the year 2020, depression will emerge as one of the leading causes of disability, globally.  The cost of mental illness on the workplace...

Family and Domestic Violence is a community issue that is rightly having ripple effects through all parts of Australian society. The workplace is no exception. Back in 2007, most employees thought their organisation should be doing something about the issue, whereas most employers thought they...

It seemingly becomes longer every year and with the festive season well underway, have you maintained your healthy habits or are you slipping closer and closer to the Naughty list? Have those in the office around you been sharing their tales of late night Christmas...

The wellbeing of workers is not just a “nice to have” for businesses. Workers can have a low level of wellbeing because of work stress, relationship breakdown, grief and loss, conflict in and out of the workplace, difficulty sleeping and mental illness.  There are at...

I recently read an article by Marcel Schwantes titled “3 Reasons Your Employees Are Miserable at Work (and What to Do About It)” and he identified the three root causes of job misery being: Anonymity The feeling employees get when they realise their manager has little...

Employee retention can be likened to client retention. We accept that it is a lot harder to find a new client than it is to retain one and the same goes with great employees; it is a lot harder to recruit a future star than...