Respect at Work
|Posted on 2 September, 2019 at 20:50|
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A good friend once quoted her Mum to me "Silence is golden, but sometimes it's just plain yella", I loved the quote so much that it lives permanently on my office whiteboard.
Is what looks like an amiable culture really just a culture of suffering in silence for some workplaces? Am I a coward if I...Read Full Post »
|Posted on 14 August, 2019 at 19:25|
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A couple of weeks ago I was lucky enough to hear a brilliant speaker who within her presentation spoke about the amazing value of having sponsors and mentors. She really made me think about who I have in my corner, who inspires and pushes me and supports me to be the best I can be.
I often speak to grou...Read Full Post »
|Posted on 23 July, 2019 at 19:00|
Stress less this Stress Down Day
Today (Wednesday 24th July) is National Stress Down Day, an initiative designed to reduce stress and raise funds for Lifeline’s 24-hour crisis support service.
I love my work, I love a deadline, I love training and I love a challenge. I'm also a small busines...Read Full Post »
|Posted on 1 July, 2019 at 0:00|
Photo by Artem Beliaikin @belart84 on Unsplash
How supported a person feels can make a crucial difference in whether stressful workplace situations escalate into problems. So my question is; Is it difficult to support a co-worker? I think the first answer for most people is 'no, of course not' — great answer! With prodding howeve...Read Full Post »
|Posted on 11 June, 2019 at 20:10|
Respect needs trust, trust needs respect and personal integrity should be at the forefront.
I've been thinking a lot about complaints lately and I've decided I just don't like them. Don't get me wrong there needs to be a process where issues can be raised and the vulnerable are protected but my concern is about the emotions that get in the w...Read Full Post »
|Posted on 21 May, 2019 at 8:50|
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I met a young man named Jack Murray from Resolve Advisors, at the No More Harm conference I attended a couple of months ago. Jack and his team are working on a platform called Elker – Elker is being developed as a potential answer to the issue of feeling safe and protected when you want to speak openly...Read Full Post »
|Posted on 30 April, 2019 at 3:45|
Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay
In my last blog I mentioned the emotion shame, I would like to explore that a little further...
Inappropriate workplace behaviours (including bullying) have the capacity to evoke many different emotional responses. Shame is one, others may be; embarrassment, disbelief, humiliation, guilt, fear and/or a...Read Full Post »
|Posted on 1 April, 2019 at 19:45|
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Freshly inspired from the 20 presentations I sat in on (and the many more that I wanted to) at the No More Harm Conference https/nomoreharm.com.au last week, I thought I might share some quotes from my 29 pages of scribbled notes.
Here they are;
'Be willing, take responsibility, be vulnerab...Read Full Post »
|Posted on 18 March, 2019 at 18:45|
Last Friday was National Day of Action against Bullying & Violence, such an important day, not just for Australian school kids but for everyone; https/bullyingnoway.gov.au/. Next week, staying within the theme I will be attending the No More Harm Conference https/nomoreharm.com.au/ on the Gold Coast. I have attended a couple of these conferences in the ...Read Full Post »
|Posted on 26 February, 2019 at 18:00|
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I just shared a FaceBook post about kind and happy people that particularly resonated with me on a personal and professional level.
Firstly, the personal perspective.. I have recently had some happy events in my life that were worth sharing by phone and on social media, now I don't think I'm a hu...Read Full Post »