Tag: wellbeing

Investing in Onboarding

August 26, 2019 by

According to a 2018 survey by Jobvite, nearly one-third of all new recruits quit their jobs within the 90 days. A bad onboarding process can be costly, leading to poor performance and high turnover, and at best confusion on the part of the new recruit.

Categories: Courage, Culture, happiness, Leadership, Nic Stephen, personal development, Recognition, Trust, Wellbeing

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Perfectly imperfect

July 29, 2019 by

Working with leaders for so many years has afforded me the great privilege of getting a glimpse into the human psyche.  One powerful trend I often encounter is the perfectionistic mindset.  To strive for perfection is very compelling, almost intoxicating in our western world. 

Categories: Balance, Courage, Culture, happiness, Inspiration, Leadership, Personal Development, Recognition, Sara Redman, Self awareness, Trust, Wellbeing

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Are you taking care of your mental health?

May 14, 2019 by

Did you know that May is Mental Health month?  This is an opportunity to take stock of your mental health and consider how you are, what is working well for you and what you can do to improve or prevent mental health issues.

Categories: Balance, happiness, Inspiration, Life Coach, Meaning and purpose, mindfulness, Sara Redman, Self awareness, stress, Wellbeing

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Coming Clean…

January 24, 2019 by

It is mid-January as I write this now and I woke up this morning to return to work with genuine fire in my belly. I noticed in my morning meditation that I actually feel lighter and more centred than I have in years….and of course it is a truly welcome, blissful feeling.  I was curious […]

Categories: Balance, Corporate Wellbeing, happiness, Meaning and purpose, mindfulness, personal development, Sara Redman, Self awareness, Wellbeing

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Employee engagement on top of your priority list

June 13, 2017 by

Look critically at your employee engagement or pay the price. Is your organisations employee engagement at its optimum? Below is a snapshot of highly engaged vs actively disengaged employees to provide a frame of reference. Which points ring true for your employees? Highly engaged employees: Have high emotional and rational motivation to do their job […]

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Stress Isn’t A Bad Guy… Chronic Stress Is

May 22, 2017 by

Indulge me for a moment and imagine you’re in archaic times, on an open plain, there’s nowhere to hide from the sabretooth tiger staring you down – recoiled ready to spring to attack. Your heart’s racing your body sweating, muscles tense as they scream for a response. To fight or flee? You decide what to […]

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Gratitude: why it’s important for our wellbeing

April 10, 2017 by

Gratitude. What does it mean to you? Does it make you think of a reduction in stress and disease? Improved psychological and physiological wellbeing? Good sleep? Increased happiness and reduced depression? How about success, motivation and an increased bottom line? It should. Embedding gratitude into your organisations culture has countless benefits. It increases trust, improves […]

Categories: Culture, Employee Engagement, Leadership, Uncategorized

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Unrealistic time frames are limiting your true potential

March 28, 2017 by

With seemingly never ending to-do lists many leaders find themselves endeavouring to pack as much into their time schedule as possible.  To describe it as being ‘overly optimistic’ about what can be achieved in a certain amount of time is an immense understatement. Studies into time management tell us that a task almost always takes […]

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The power of assuming positive intent

October 10, 2016 by

Until recently, I would have never considered myself one to assume that the actions of others were driven by negative intent. Yet if anyone – especially someone at work, were to say to me “we need to talk,” I would find myself filled with worry, racking my brain to think of what I might have […]

Categories: Balance, Communication, happiness, mindfulness, Uncategorized

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