Attracting and Retaining Talented Employees

The Great Resignation is spreading across the globe, that’s if it hasn’t already. The Great Resignation is a phenomenon originating in the US during the first year of the pandemic. American’s by the millions were quitting their jobs. Restrictions gave employees time...

Overcoming Professional Ghosting: Try this first!

We’ve all been there. That uncomfortable feeling when all of a sudden, out of nowhere, someone stops responding to our messages or isn’t taking our calls. No, we’re not talking about an ex-relationship gone sour, we’re talking about professional ghosting. ...

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...

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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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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Energy Management Habit 1: Managing Your Mindset

Energy Management Habit 1: Managing Your Mindset

This article is a guest post from our partner Dr. Jay Chopra of Making Shift Happen Humans are creatures of habit. It’s been over a year since COVID-19 became an all-encompassing threat to our health and wellbeing, and working online has become our new normal. Where...

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How to be a great hybrid manager

How to be a great hybrid manager

Flexible work is no longer an afterthought for employees, it’s the future of work…and it’s happening now. Flexible working was once a perk, now it’s a necessity and it plays a large part in how potential employees choose their employer. If you’re about to start...

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How to build Psychological Safety within Your Team

How to build Psychological Safety within Your Team

The highest-performing teams have one thing in common: psychological safety. But what exactly is it? According to Harvard Business School professor Amy Edmondson, who coined the term: “Psychological safety is a belief that one will not be punished or humiliated for...

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Face-to-face workshops are back. Or are they?

Face-to-face workshops are back. Or are they?

I got so excited when I was asked to run a face-to-face workshop. I hadn't run one since 2019, before the pandemic changed our lives. For the last 16 months it had been all virtual and Zoom. At last, I had the opportunity to go back to what I knew best. Face-to-face...

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Flexible Work is here to Stay: How to get the balance right

Flexible Work is here to Stay: How to get the balance right

When it comes to flexible work, post-pandemic will be neither the death of the office nor a return to the way things were. Our new reality will be a hybrid. Meetings, events, conferences and more where part of the team is face-to-face and part of it virtual will...

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