23 05, 2019

Difficult Conversations and Difficult People

2019-04-08T10:24:15+00:00 May 23rd, 2019|Coaching and Management Support, HR Consulting Services, Psychosocial Hazards, Training and Development|

Holding a difficult conversation is by definition not an easy thing to do. Most of us dread having that sinking feeling in the pit of the stomach at the prospect of an ugly confrontation. Perhaps you wish to request a colleague to pull their weight on projects or inform someone to stop interrupting in meetings. A difficult conversation is generally one in which we need to convey unpleasant news, request

8 04, 2019

Alleviate Managerial Stress

2019-04-08T10:06:26+00:00 April 8th, 2019|Coaching and Management Support, HR Consulting Services|

As a manager, do you feel stressed out and anxious due to having too much on your plate? According to Sydney based coaching psychologist Travis Kemp, nearly 37% of managerial executives are stressed in the workplace. Many displayed mild to severe symptoms of depression and anxiety. Tony Grant of University of Sydney, noted that stress resulted from higher expectations that led to greater work pressures. Working in a difficult or

28 02, 2019

Curb the Negative Effects of Office Gossip

2019-02-07T13:54:54+00:00 February 28th, 2019|Coaching and Management Support, Conflict Resolution and Mediation, HR Consulting Services|

Trust and collaboration are at the heart of any successful organisation and gossip has the potential to ruin both.Most people have been guilty of indulging in a little gossip at some point. However, gossiping can detract from performance and so also productivity. Whether it’s speculating about a co-worker’s questionable fashion choices or the boss’s new girlfriend, every workplace has its fair share of gossip. However, gossip can be incredibly damaging