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Supporting the wellbeing of your people in uncertain times

Leading well and supporting your people when the world is changing rapidly around you brings new and unprecedented challenges. We all know that there is no “right” way to navigate these unpredictable times. We also know that when operating during uncertainty we can feel unsure where to focus, what [...]

2020-03-24T11:44:51+13:00March 23rd, 2020|

How to help and be helped

Asking for help is hard. In a society where self-reliance is valued so highly, we are embracing vulnerability when we admit that we can’t do it alone. Through asking for help, we are openly admitting that we don’t have all the resources to do it ourselves. As social psychologist [...]

2020-03-24T08:57:13+13:00March 19th, 2020|

Boosting our wellbeing during uncertain times

2021 is throwing out many challenges, not least the current COVID-19 situation with all the uncertainty this is creating and the potential impact on our physical, mental and financial wellbeing. While there is no magic formula – do x and y and everyone will be fine - there are [...]

2021-08-30T12:36:20+12:00March 18th, 2020|

Supporting wellbeing as a leader of leaders

As a leader of leaders, the core principles of wellbeing support remain the same; however, your span of influence is exponentially greater, and you can’t rely on personal connections and your individual interactions to promote workplace wellness and mental health. Your focus shifts to building an organisation and culture [...]

2020-03-24T08:54:45+13:00February 27th, 2020|