professional development

Victoria University Wellington Courses

Practical Resilience at Work Umbrella have partnered with Victoria University to offer resilience training to individuals via their Professional and Executive Development program. This course has been developed from best practice scientific research on resilience. It will equip you with practical tools to build resilience in both your [...]

2020-02-24T14:26:06+13:00January 31st, 2020|

Umbrella clinic

You may have attended or heard about our Umbrella workshops which is one of our areas of expertise. Fewer people may be aware that we also offer a clinic space in main centres across new Zealand to provide one to one support for people within organisations. Within our clinics [...]

2020-02-24T12:30:12+13:00October 28th, 2019|

How to create real impact from your wellbeing programme

These ideas were originally presented at The Corporate Health and Wellbeing Summit in Auckland March 2019 by our CE Gaynor Parkin A truly successful wellbeing strategy and culture requires engagement from everyone within the organisation. Whether you sit at board level or on the front line, your need to [...]

2020-02-24T12:11:51+13:00June 27th, 2019|

Understanding how personality influences resilience

More and more research is demonstrating that the differences in personality seen between people contribute to a range of health and wellbeing outcomes. These range from how diligent we are at following advice, how engaged we tend to be at work, our satisfaction in and the longevity of our romantic [...]

2020-02-24T12:11:51+13:00May 1st, 2019|