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Mental health

Stress & Mental Health: When was your last Check up?

As a Leadership Consultant & Coach, I am always hearing about the Stress we are all under. While the term Stress is nothing new the frequency of which the term is being used at every level within the organisation is certainly on the rise! Stress-related illness costs the Australian economy $14.81 billion a year in […]

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Absenteeism in the Australian Workplace

Absenteeism is an issue that affects businesses all across Australia and while some level of absence is inevitable due to unforeseen, unfortunate life events, there appears to be an alarming ‘entitlement culture’ within the country when it comes to taking leave from work. This infographic by payroll and contractor management company Ayers investigates the scale […]

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There’s no ‘I’ in team. But there is a ‘me’ and that’s the key

Whenever I hear a manager make a comment that someone is ‘not a team player’ and as a coaching tool, they’ve reminded them that there is no ‘I’ in team, i’m always curious of its effectiveness as a comment.  It’s true, some people are naturally more ‘I’ focused and aren’t as thoughtful of others.  Some […]

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How to Get your HR Department started on the Right Foot This New Year

Many companies struggle throughout the year because they lack strategies to approach HR issues effectively. However, with the right plans set in place, these issues can very easily be avoided and the business can enjoy a higher return. What then is the secret behind business success? Experts in this field have cited a qualified human […]

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