Category: Blog

05 Mar 2024

Dear Workplaces & Society. Here are 2 opportunities for better gender equality

Shining a spotlight this International Women’s Day 2024.   𝑫𝒆𝒂𝒓 π‘Ύπ’π’“π’Œπ’‘π’π’‚π’„π’†π’”, 𝒑𝒍𝒆𝒂𝒔𝒆 𝒐𝒇𝒇𝒆𝒓 π’‘π’‚π’Šπ’… 𝒑𝒂𝒓𝒆𝒏𝒕𝒂𝒍 𝒍𝒆𝒂𝒗𝒆 𝒕𝒐 𝒃𝒐𝒕𝒉 𝒑𝒂𝒓𝒆𝒏𝒕𝒔. Β  𝑫𝒆𝒂𝒓 π‘Ίπ’π’„π’Šπ’†π’•π’š, 𝒑𝒍𝒆𝒂𝒔𝒆 𝒗𝒂𝒍𝒖𝒆 𝒅𝒂𝒅𝒔 π’•π’‚π’Œπ’Šπ’π’ˆ π’Šπ’•. Β  What’s going well? Β  More than 3 in 5 Australian employers are now offering paid parental leave, the vast majority of those making paid leave equally available [...]
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08 Feb 2024

Be Optimal in 2024. Show Up. Get Back Up. Link Up.

BE OPTIMAL IN 2024. SHOW UP. GET BACK UP. LINK UP.   SHOWING UP AT YOUR BEST   What does your optimal feel like? The new year often sees us clutching at new resolutions that seem to quickly blow up, and then we find ourselves giving up. In this article are 9 coaching ideas. See [...]
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31 Aug 2023

The gift of human connection begins with vulnerability

IS IT OK TO BE VULNERABLE?   The mere word vulnerability can make us feel uneasy. By definition, to be vulnerable is to be exposed, and emotionally this may conjure feelings of fear, rejection by others, or being viewed as weak. So why would we want to expose ourselves?   The reality of life is [...]
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29 Aug 2023

1 in 4 of us are lonely. When did we loose our connections?

1 in 4 of us are lonely.   When did we lose our connections?   πŸ’‘ Was it when the industrial revolution saw the division of labour and we became solely responsible for only 1 small task in our work day?   πŸ’‘ Was it when our average family size shrunk, we built bigger houses, [...]
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21 May 2023

The 8 essentials to have job purpose & boost motivation

Feeling unmotivated, without much purpose, or a decline in connection to your job? Or perhaps you’re leading a team, or an organisation and are feeling unsure how to boost the motivation of your team? These 8 factors are essentials for job purpose and connection. They are science-backed critical ingredients to elevate the performance and wellbeing [...]
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07 Feb 2023

How do I actually show empathy? MENTALLY FIT TEAMS

Familiar with the buzzword 'empathy' or being reminded continually of the importance of 'empathetic leadership?'   Yet are you left wondering... 'how do I actually show empathy at work?'   You are not alone. As a professional coach supporting organisations get 'the human stuff' right, I often hear comments from leaders and team members such [...]
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17 Nov 2022

Why kindness = high performing & happy workplaces

Workplace kindness should not be confused as merely a 'nice to have'. Kindness is a behaviour that shows goodwill, positivity, collaboration, and care. Kindness benefits individuals, teams, and whole organisations. Some of the top workplace benefits your organisation may enjoy include:   Better engagement A workplace that embraces kindness can see a shift in engagement. [...]
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03 Oct 2022

In our world of hashtags & followers, human connection matters

12 years ago, my beautiful 24-year-old brother Will tragically took his life very unexpectedly.   He was a wonderful person. Charismatic, wickedly fun, loyal, generous, smart, and soon to finish his law degree, a talented sportsman and keen tennis player. Will was loving and open with all those in his life, and he was loved [...]
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02 May 2022

Work-Life Balance: is it possible for working parents? 5 top tips.

We hear a lot about the importance of β€˜work-life balance’ these days, but when you’re a working parent, is this utopian ideal even possible? It’s a question many working parents wrestle with regularly, daily even. Working parents are required to navigate many big, and often competing demands. It’s a constant juggle, and one requiring lots [...]
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