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As Organisational Development Specialists, we understand the practical and commercial challenges facing your business. As Psychologists, we keep informed of the latest empirical research. And that means we’re ideally placed to share insights into achieving outstanding business outcomes.

  1. 29 Oct. 2018

    How to make sure Wellbeing gets a seat at the table

    By Audrey McGibbon, Co-Author, GLWS “Is wellbeing a fad?” We were asked this question recently and our instinctive response was “We hope not!”. Not given how much positive change we have seen come about through the recent focus on wellbeing. But, thinking more about it, it’s a fair question. Wellbeing/wellness programs and initiatives have popped…

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  2. 17 Sep. 2018

    Kick The Sh** Out Of Option B: Surviving Difficult Life Circumstances

    As many of you know, this last year has been quite a roller coaster for my family. My dad’s diagnosis and eventual move into a memory care facility has turned our world upside down. The last six months have consisted of auctioning off the family farm equipment, selling my parent’s home of 45 years, and…

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  3. Civility - How do you do?

    10 Sep. 2018

    Workplace Civility; How do you do?

    One rude encounter can ruin your day. You expect people to behave professionally at work and to a very large extent, they do. People share information or give direction without being pushy. Importantly, their words, gestures, facial expressions convey respect. People accept you as part of a community with a shared mission that may be…

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  4. Wellbeing and Creativity - A Perfect Match

    14 Aug. 2018

    Wellbeing and Creativity – A Perfect Match

    How would you rate the wellbeing of your team members? Are you doing everything possible to care for their wellbeing as well as your own? Psychological wellbeing is a key ingredient in any workplace. Research has consistently shown that when organisations invest in their employees’ wellbeing, they are more productive and innovative. Increased creativity levels…

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  5. SCORE Overview

    28 Mar. 2018

    Strengthening a culture of respect and engagement – (SCORE)

    The workgroup process, Strengthening a Culture Of Respect and Engagement (SCORE) was developed to help workgroups overcome forces that weaken their culture of civility and respect. One rude encounter can ruin your day. You expect people to behave professionally at work, and to a very large extent, they do. People usually share information or give direction without…

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  6. 7 Mar. 2018

    Workplace incivility – more widespread than you think

    What happened in one large public health institution when stress levels rose and an unfortunate level of incivility became ‘how we do it around here’? If you guessed that levels of absenteeism, staff turnover and presenteeism jumped, you’d be right. Many workplaces have a strong and healthy respect embedded in the ways co-workers interact with…

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