At the best of times, running a small business is hard work. Being the CEO, CFO, CIO, IT specialist, administrator and HR manager can feel relentless and exhausting. And that was pre-COVID. It’s no surprise small business owners have a much higher incidence of burnout than regular corporate workers, writes human performance strategist Andrew May… Read more »
The term burnout has been making headlines in the last few years. Today it’s commonly recognised as a mental health diagnosis due to its significant implications towards one’s health, writes Dr. Frank Chow, Director and Psychiatrist, 2OP Health Burnout can be defined as physical, emotional and psychological exhaustion caused by prolonged stress. Emotional burnout, on… Read more »
No one could have predicted the turbulent events of 2020. This year has both accelerated existing trends and brought new ones to light. Amid such uncertainty, it might be foolish to put my name to any future predictions, writes Phil Chambers, CEO and co-founder of employee success platform Peakon. That said, 2020 has taught organisations… Read more »
Simplicity expert Bronwen Sciortino found out the hard way the dangers of doing too much with too little in the tank. As she watches the frenzy of positivity and calls to pivot, she is concerned there is going to be a massive crash. “Change and growth is a process but in less than two months… Read more »
I caught up with Shannah Kennedy and Lyndall Mitchell to hear how they’re bringing wellness into boardrooms.
Small business owners often fall into the trap of working more hours than they did as an employee, earning less money and struggle to create the balance and the lifestyle they wanted.