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Ready to build your organisation’s wellness capability? Geography is no longer an obstacle.

The future of work is undoubtedly here. COVID-19 has resulted in an acceleration of the 6 ‘megatrends’ that were forecast to transform the workplace environment in the next 20 years.1 This includes rising workplace stress and mental health issues, rising screen time (hello “Zoomitis!”), sedentary behaviour and chronic disease, blurring of work and …

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Mental wellness

4 daily connection questions to ask a remote team

By guest contributor: Graeme Cowan, Speaker, Author and Board Director RUOK? Loneliness is a greater well being threat than the virus for the vast majority of your team. A good mate of mine, Bernie Orenstein, has been leading a remote group of developers in the Philippines. He has built great engagement …

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Wellness leadership

Leader-led wellbeing – it’s the only right and smart way ahead

By guest contributor Audrey McGibbon, Co-Founder Eek & Sense & Co-Author GLWS As a 30-year veteran wellbeing and performance coach, an occupational psychologist and an experienced behavioural change professional, my critical eye can’t help but notice there’s a lot of very slick pop psychology out there right now. I’m torn. …

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Wellness leadership

The leadership edge for thriving in a complex world

An organisation is only as healthy as its employees. As leaders strive to navigate the future of work post COVID, employee wellbeing has become one of the undisputed challenges for organisations across the globe. Investing in employee wellbeing is no longer a ‘nice-to-have’ but business critical. However, cultivating a wellbeing …

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Employee engagement

Why staff buy-in will make or break your workforce wellness strategy

Why staff buy-in will make or break your workforce wellness strategy At least half of all strategic initiatives miss their mark. One study, reported in 2017 in the Harvard Business Review suggests a failure rate as high as 67%. Oh dear. One of the most critical reasons for this kind …

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Capability Building

What workplace wellness topic makes you ‘pufferfish’?

In her recent special for Netflix, Australian comedian Hannah Gadsby jokes about the things, call them her pet hates, that make her blow up just like a prickly pufferfish. We’re a pretty calm bunch here at Wellness Designs but there’s one thing in particular that brings out our inner pufferfish. …

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