Finding work / life harmony

Finding work / life harmony

‘Work life balance’ is something that we have talked about for years – how can we achieve that perfect equilibrium between our professional and personal life? It is a question that has come into sharp focus now as what we have thought about as perhaps entirely...
Creating Connections Remotely

Creating Connections Remotely

Out of sight most definitely isn’t out of mind and with more and more staff working remotely, authentic, sensitive, and effective engagement by managers is vital. For many employees, working from home will be an extension of normal working patterns – whilst for...
Engaging Communications in Challenging Times

Engaging Communications in Challenging Times

As I read the email from my usual supermarket, the third I had received in as many weeks, it struck me that a month ago, I would probably have simply deleted it as irrelevant when it landed in my inbox. How times have changed, and with it, our thirst for knowledge....
Managing our wellbeing in challenging times

Managing our wellbeing in challenging times

These are challenging times for us all, and the climate of fear and uncertainty can have a – sometimes – significant impact on our mental wellbeing. Here are some of our ideas on ways that could help us to stay positive and resilient: Control and influence: thinking...
Empowering New Starts

Empowering New Starts

Like many people, these last few weeks, our lives have been consumed by starting school, and all the logistics, expectations, and emotions that brings.   Such a significant milestone has not been without its challenges and concerns, and of course, more than a few...
Steps to Employee Engagement

Steps to Employee Engagement

As the school holidays draw to a close signalling back to work for many, now is a great time for employers to think about how they engage employees to increase satisfaction and achieve business goals.   Here are some #stepstoengagement for employee engagement, some...
Steps to engagment for workplace wellbeing

Steps to engagment for workplace wellbeing

Looking to engage people around workplace wellbeing? Here are five of our key steps to engagement for workplace wellbeing…. 1. Role modelling leadership Leaders have a crucial role to play in engaging people around wellbeing by setting the standards, by making...
Steps to Engagement

Steps to Engagement

This summer, we’re sharing some of our #stepstoengagement. Here are some of our steps so far…. 1. ‘What do you think?’ Actively look for opportunities to seek people’s views. When we ask people what they think not only do we get useful feedback, we also show people...
Embracing Uncertainty

Embracing Uncertainty

‘There is nothing certain, but the uncertain.’ We strive for certainty within our lives, for assurances that provide us with confidence. We seek security against the unknown. Indeed, the need for certainty and our ability to predict the future is identified as one of...
Shaping a Stigma-Free World Through Learning

Shaping a Stigma-Free World Through Learning

This week is Mental Health Awareness Week. It is also Learning at Work Week with the theme of ‘Shaping the Future.’ And if we want to shape a world free of mental health stigma, then learning is key.   Many us know some of the facts about mental health. That 1 in 4 of...