Finding your sweet spot of meaning, purpose and wellbeing at work

A classic parable, told over many years in various adaptions, begins with the story of three people building a church. The first person, when asked by a passer-by what they are doing, replies that they are laying bricks. The second person responds that they are building a wall. The [...]

2021-10-15T17:31:19+13:00October 1st, 2021|

Healthy habits research among leaders

“One leader we work with recalls a time when her workload was so high that she started getting up at 4am and working for a few hours before her team started the day, just to try and get on top of it.” In a recent Stuff article, our team [...]

2021-07-29T10:59:32+12:00July 19th, 2021|

Working overtime? Insights from research and law

You might have seen the headlines recently: working long hours isn’t good for our health. Maybe you read the headlines and chose to blissfully ignore them, excusing yourself as the exception to the rule. Whether we work overtime regularly, or once in a blue moon, it’s important to know [...]

2021-06-23T10:53:06+12:00June 21st, 2021|

Think you can’t do something? Maybe it’s time to think again

Many adults have experienced some form of maths-phobia or maths anxiety in their lives, commonly during early school years. Research suggests that this phenomenon is due to a complex web of factors in our social worlds (e.g. parents’ and teachers’ expectations), wider society (e.g. the stereotype that women are [...]

2021-06-17T16:32:18+12:00May 24th, 2021|