Building resilient teams – sustaining resilience over time. Part 3 of 3

How do organisations best provide targeted training, appropriate nudges and effective frameworks to strengthen resilience in teams? And ensure that resilience habits and skills are integrated into business-as-usual activities? In part 1 of this series, we highlighted the importance of assessing individual and team resilience before embarking on any resilience [...]

2020-02-24T14:15:40+13:00January 27th, 2016|

Enhance productivity and engagement: Detach from work!

It may seem like another piece of cognitive dissonance—to get more engaged and productive, you need to apparently move in the opposite direction and detach from work. A growing number of research studies demonstrate that detaching from work is essential to enhanced productivity.  The work of Sabine Sonnentag (Universität Konstanz in [...]

2017-03-16T13:36:20+13:00August 3rd, 2015|

Breaking the busy habit

I’m always in meetings… The pace here is frantic, it’s hard to slow it down…. If we can just get through this next busy patch… How many of these comments sound familiar? We hear them often. Even the best and most effective time management and smart working strategies get wiped [...]

2015-10-09T10:59:47+13:00July 6th, 2015|

Fixing the meeting problem

I have back-to-back meetings all day…. My manager has meetings that are double booked… If I say no to meetings then I worry my views won’t be represented Managing our energy and working efficiently are key resilience competencies. However, we hear constant feedback that many people find meetings energy depleting, [...]

2015-10-09T11:00:16+13:00July 6th, 2015|