Wellbeing

Time to take a break: How to beat business burnout

- July 21, 2023 4 MIN READ

  Anxiety, stress and imposter syndrome have been issues that have been front and centre of workplaces for decades. However, in recent times, the issue of burnout has been put under the spotlight, especially as more employees are encouraged to return to the office after three years of hybrid working, so how can you beat… Read more »

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Wellbeing

From stress to success: 3 tips to enhance the mental health of small business owners

- July 12, 2023 3 MIN READ

  Small businesses that survived the turbulence of recent years – natural disasters, a pandemic and now rising interest rates and a potential recession – are likely to have concluded that ‘business as usual’ looks very different to what it used to, writes Helen Lea, Chief Employee Experience Officer, MYOB. Those feeling stressed, anxious and… Read more »

Wellbeing

How to look after your team: Look after yourself first

- July 12, 2023 4 MIN READ

  How a business leader treats themself is a compelling reflection of their values, integrity and capacity to inspire and motivate others, explains change-maker and learning and development specialist, Ella Zhang, author of Upgrade: How to outperform your default self to gain your superpowers. By paying attention to your self-care, you can demonstrate an understanding… Read more »

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HR

7 simple ways to boost staff retention

- July 11, 2023 4 MIN READ

  According to experience management company Qualtrics XM, engaged employees are 87 per cent less likely to leave their organisation. That means reduced turnover costs in recruiting and training new staff and less lag time between training and full productivity, explains customer service and leadership expert Monique Richardson, author of They Serve Like We Lead.… Read more »

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Business Advice

How to improve communication between colleagues

- June 9, 2023 3 MIN READ

  Being a compassionate leader is really the awareness that your role is not just about how you manage your people and their work deliverables. It’s about understanding that they are people, and they bring all their challenges in their life, their reality, their external world and their home life to their work environment, writes… Read more »

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Wellbeing

How to create a mentally healthy workplace

- May 26, 2023 3 MIN READ

  Workplace culture is the environment that you create for your employees. It plays a powerful role in determining their satisfaction with their career, their interpersonal relationships and their career progression, writes mental health adviser, Kerry Howard, author of How to Heal a Workplace. The culture of your workplace is determined by a combination of… Read more »