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Nicola Heath

Nicola Heath writes about arts and entertainment, business and the workplace, health, parenting, and sustainability for a variety of titles including INTHEBLACK, SBS Life and Broadsheet Sydney. She was previously Lifestyle Producer at Yahoo7 and Digital Editor of Leadership Matters. She lives in Newcastle with her husband and their two children.

High performance is about sustainability. If you think you’re an overachiever, it’s possible that you need to schedule time and learn habits... to give you balance.

Are you a high performer or an overachiever?


An inclusive workplace is one in which people are accepted for who they are.

Disability employment: The cost of exclusion


In this unpredictable environment, the onus is on organisations to implement new ways of working and the cultural change necessary to achieve strategic goals.

5 ways to maintain positive culture change


The standout performance of female leaders in 2020 has led some commentators to suggest that women are well-suited to leadership roles in the current environment.

Top leadership traits to suit the new normal


In a period of uncertainty, timing is critical. The middle of a lockdown, for example, might not be the best time to assess performance.

Performance reviews: The art of feedback


It is critical for employers and managers to understand “the landscape of fear that people are working through…so that we can start to put people’s minds at ease”.

Internal communications in uncertain times


To be effective, remote onboarding must consider both the cultural and technical aspects of work.

Virtual onboarding: Top tips for engaging new employees


Jerome Tymms CPA and Shaun Steenkamp CPA from National Australia Bank (NAB). Photo: Jarrod Barnes.

Open communication and adaptability: Two CPAs on success at NAB


If most of us agree that meetings make it harder for us to get work done, why do we have so many?

6 tips for effective remote meetings


In recruitment, the danger of basing hiring decisions on likability is the creation of homogenous teams that miss out on the benefits associated with diversity.

The benefits of working with people you don't like