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Reducing digital overload

The advantages of being able to work flexibly, contactable at any location and to respond quickly to urgent requests make smartphones and other portable devices invaluable in our working lives. Feeling unable to switch them off, even whilewe sleep, being distracted by incoming messages when we need our full attention on a conversation, or [...]

2019-10-29T16:16:42+13:00September 27th, 2019|

Trust and mental health

High rates of stress and mental illness in New Zealand workplaces mean there is increasing recognition of the need to protect wellbeing and foster mental health at work. Otherwise, we lose talented staff through stigma, stress and distress, and see team resilience and innovation suffer. Having more skilful conversations, between colleagues, and between [...]

2019-10-29T16:19:27+13:00September 26th, 2019|

Breaking the busy habit

Too much to do Not enough time Feeling frantic/overwhelmed Feeling I’m not doing anything properly How many of these comments resonate with you? It’s a dilemma that we are hearing more often, and it seems, more intensely. Many people have described to us how the dilemma of having too much to do and [...]

2019-10-29T16:22:58+13:00September 25th, 2019|

Check in on someone even if you are unsure how best to do this

The research is pretty clear―when someone is struggling, the support of another human being is one of the most helpful things. Particularly if that other person is respected and trusted. In the harder moments of our own lives, it’s often the company and compassion of someone we trust and respects that gets us [...]

2019-10-29T16:25:44+13:00September 24th, 2019|