10 Reasons teams resist change

For many of us, change is scary because it represents the unknown. We don't know what will happen next, and that can be very frightening. Change can also be difficult because it means leaving our comfort zone and trying something new. This can be especially...

How to stop procrastinating

Procrastinators tend to dislike work, including both mental and physical work. Some of the common symptoms are feelings of indifference, difficulty in making decisions, and a lax attitude towards life - sound familiar? Procrastinators can exhibit poor time management...

Top 7 HR Trends in 2022

Human resources industry trends are always evolving and adapting as the world around us changes. The coronavirus pandemic which began in 2020 forced all industries to adapt to new restrictions, including human resources. At the time it was quite difficult for a lot of...

Surviving, adapting, growing, thriving: Resilience and Whole Brain® Thinking

When you imagine a good worker, you probably think of qualities like intelligence, great work ethic or a very personable individual. But one quality that can be often overlooked is resilience. Resilience is an integral quality needed for people to succeed in the...
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Enduring, and coming out of a Pandemic: Key Takeaways

Enduring, and coming out of a Pandemic: Key Takeaways

The pandemic disrupted life and work as we knew it. It was a period that compelled organisations to change the way they operated and shifted tens of millions of office employees into remote work. Pre COVID, it was hard to imagine we could work from home in the way we...

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Return to Office: What Managers Can Do

Return to Office: What Managers Can Do

The prevailing view before the pandemic was that offices were necessary for ensuring productivity, culture, and team camaraderie. However, with two out of every three Australians working from home and workforce productivity increasing by 6.5 percent over the year, it...

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Human Connections in a Digital Workplace with the HBDI®

Human Connections in a Digital Workplace with the HBDI®

Over the past couple of years most companies have transitioned permanently to working remotely in some capacity, while others have even given up the office for good. But despite the convenience of working from home and saving time on the commute, it’s likely this will...

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Energy Management Habit 6: Ask for H.E.L.P

Energy Management Habit 6: Ask for H.E.L.P

This article is a guest post from our partner Dr. Jay Chopra of Making Shift Happen. Now, we might be putting all these energy management tools into practice and still feel deprived of energy. This especially rings true for those of us who constantly experience high...

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Energy Management Habit 5: Taking Care of Your Body

Energy Management Habit 5: Taking Care of Your Body

This article is a guest post from our partner Dr. Jay Chopra of Making Shift Happen. When we’re working remotely or transitioning into hybrid working, remembering to implement exercise and healthy habits into our everyday life is even more difficult than under normal...

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Energy Management Habit 4: Be Mindful

Energy Management Habit 4: Be Mindful

This article is a guest post from our partner Dr. Jay Chopra of Making Shift Happen What is mindfulness? Mindfulness is the idea of learning how to be fully present and engaged in the moment, aware of your thoughts and feelings without distraction or judgment...

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Energy Management Habit 2: Practice Flexible Thinking

Energy Management Habit 2: Practice Flexible Thinking

This article is a guest post from our partner Dr. Jay Chopra of Making Shift Happen. Every day, we are faced with different challenges in the workplace, perhaps a difficult meeting, or a taxing task that we have tried to put off for as long as possible. As we outlined...

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How to switch off: the challenging side of virtual work

How to switch off: the challenging side of virtual work

Nearly a year and a half into the pandemic, the ‘new normal’ isn’t looking so new anymore. We’ve all had a crash course in remote work and all its ups and downs. We’ve adjusted our working styles to suit the new reality and have learned new strategies for being...

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