Workplace

Procrastination can stem from indecisiveness, avoidance or thrill-seeking.

Just do it: How to beat procrastination


How to create the perfect “anywhere” office


One of the biggest challenges any mentor-mentee relationship faces is allocating time to step away from day-to-day work and focus on the bigger picture.

How to make mentoring successful


Awards are meaningful if they are consistent with the organisation's purpose and values, and are sustainable.

How to make employee awards meaningful


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?


Learning how to thrive – not just survive – in times of rapid change and uncertainty is equally valuable for individuals and businesses.

How to navigate uncertainty


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A world without Google and Facebook?


Our collective attention span is narrowing under the weight of information overload, while the urge for “newness” makes us collectively switch between topics more rapidly.

7 ways to improve your attention span


Vogue magazine, insisted that, while face masks were not a fashion accessory, some looked decidedly more attractive than others.

In your face: masks for business


With so many of our in-person interactions replaced by virtual meetings and digital communication channels, we have to rely on reading body language, postures, emotions and gestures through the screen.

5 tips for successful digital communication


One of the really intriguing things about the last six months is seeing how swiftly even large organisations can completely change the way their workforces approach a working day, without a significant loss of productivity.

Slow progress towards equality in parental leave


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

Disability employment: The cost of exclusion


The key to success in email management is deliberate, intentional behaviour and habits.

The secret to successful email management


Diverse teams are more accepting of others from backgrounds unlike their own and they are more open to different ways of doing things.

Why you should hire a diverse team


With Australia in an enviable position of having the outbreak under control, some people may not see the urgent need for the jab. But what if your employer disagrees?

COVID-19: Will vaccination be mandatory?


Performing activities that stimulate our minds consistently has been repeatedly shown to help reduce the risk of dementia.

8 reasons to learn something new today


By accident, many of us have made our home our workplace, and the existing stress of workloads for some employees has been amplified.

Always available: The pros and cons of the 24-hour workday


We have enjoyed an enviable period of economic growth and low unemployment over the past three decades, but within a few short months in 2020, that period of prosperity has become a thing of the past.

How to get the unemployed back to work


As a result of population ageing, increasing competition for talent and erosion of superannuation by events such as the global financial crisis (GFC) and COVID-19, there are now five generations together in the workplace.

The secret to a successful multigenerational workforce


An Airtasker survey has shown that, while 29 per cent of remote workers struggled to maintain a proper work–life balance, only 23 per cent of office employees felt the same.

Does flexibility offer a better work-life balance?


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