People & Community

As a dad, 2020 made me incredibly thankful for what I’ve got & what I can control

2020 has made me incredibly thankful for what I’ve got, for what I can control, and for all the other small blessings I’d taken for granted. Above all else, this past year has taught me gratitude.

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Turkey and technology: why it’s about precision not price.

When I was a kid growing up in Scotland, having a succulent turkey at Christmas was a luxury we could only wish for.

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What happens next? with Bernard Salt: resilience in a time of immense change and challenge

Bushfires, floods and a pandemic – there’s no doubt that 2020 has been one of the most challenging years on record for Australian communities and businesses.

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Diego Maradona: vale to a flawed football genius

Champion. Cheat. Hero. Villain. Saint. Disgrace. All words used to describe Diego Maradona, the world’s best-ever (for me) footballer, who died aged 60.

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Remotely effective and effectively remote: the rise of the remote worker

Regardless of the type of work and workplace, COVID has provided us with the impetus to think more deliberately about how organisations structure how and where their people work.

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A creased grainy photo travelled from WWII to Timor Leste: A grandson’s memories – lest we forget

Remembrance Day allows us to stop and reflect, not only on the plight of past generations but on recent conflicts and how we pulled through, so we may heed the lessons for current global and regional security issues; it has evolved to become a deeply personal experience with individual meaning attached.

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Mental health is beyond any individual commercial agenda

If we can make a difference to the wellbeing of workers, then we can make a difference to the wellbeing of families. And if we do that, we’ve made a real difference to the whole community.

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You don’t need to do it all – you just need to do one thing. RU OK?

Each and every day, there are moments happening across all of our workplaces where things happen. Changes are noticed. People are experiencing things, but aren’t speaking up.

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Struggling with emotion? This is what you can do

Because emotion doesn’t have a language other than a personal experience, it is hard to attach some emotions to a tangible rhyme and reason. Expressing it means making something abstract and endless into a verbal language which is concrete and limited.

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Coaching through the challenges of COVID-19

Most leaders are feeling challenged right now, both in managing challenges in their own lives and in helping others to navigate their own journeys through adversity and complexity.

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Bored with wearing the same track pants while working from home: Wear it Purple

Ten years ago Wear it Purple day began as a visible way to show rainbow youth we accepted them fully both at work and as an important part of society.

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Workforce planning: when nothing is sure, everything is possible*

Around the world organisations are beginning to take a new look at understanding their future workforce. Whether they have been impacted by COVID-19, are reacting to a new economic situation or are simply accelerating planned digital transformation

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The clip show: Season one in review of What Happens Next? with Bernard Salt

Bernard Salt is joined by Executive Producer Whitney Fitzsimmons to reflect on the highlights from season one of the show.

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