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

19 02, 2019

Are you Chronically Fatigued at Work?

2019-02-07T14:10:08+00:00 February 19th, 2019|Coaching and Management Support, HR Consulting Services, Psychosocial Hazards|

Is sheer exhaustion affecting your performance and health? According to Australia’s Business Insider, Australia ranks as the second most workaholic country in the world. Statistics in the report indicate that Australians work nearly 1690 hours each year with only 47% taking all their annual leave holidays. Working too much, staying back for excess overtime and always eating lunch at your desk are usually precursors to experiencing fatigue. While it’s

16 08, 2018

Bibliotherapy

2018-08-09T17:18:17+00:00 August 16th, 2018|HR Consulting Services, Peer Support Products, Psychosocial Hazards|

Reading as therapy? I now have a solid excuse for spending hours indulging in one of my favourite pastimes! Bibliotherapy is defined as ‘an expressive therapy that uses an individual's relationship to the content of books and poetry and other written words as therapy’ (Wikipedia). Intrinsically I understand that reading can introduce different insights, increase knowledge, capture imagination and inspire. However reading, whether it be self-help books, philosophical texts, or