People & Community

Sustainable performance – how to increase the probability of achieving it

The pursuit of endeavouring to be a high performer should come with a warning label. No matter how high performing you are in one domain, something that you care about will eventually give.

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War is a lonely business. ANZAC Day in Kabul

As the Ode to the Fallen was read, I realised that war is a lonely business. Not just for Australian troops but for their allies and enemies.

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Maintaining Productivity in Disruption

Being productive gives us a sense of purpose, belonging and achievement in life. It helps to create a positive culture of engagement.

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Superhuman or a super human? Leading through uncertainty

Superhuman or just a super human. Leading through uncertainty – how we can be authentic and help our people thrive.

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Finding stability in the unfamiliar world of your home office

Stability is one of those things in life that we don’t think about appreciating until we no longer have it.

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Applying for a Grad role? Here’s how to answer the ‘why’ question.

It’s that time of year, graduate and vacationer programs are opening for Summer 2020/21 and you’re applying or thinking about applying for a position. But before you do, there’s something…

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Diverse voices: not only better for women but better for all

Recently I attended a boardroom lunch – not an uncommon occurrence in corporate life. As I entered the room I joked about attendees missing the memo on diversity. My comment…

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Why we don’t need to hear the statistics on mental health anymore

The factors in which define a workplace’s psychological safety can be vast and, at times, complex.

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Are we overcomplicating workplace mental health support?

So much of the time when we think about supporting someone in their mental health in the workplace, we vastly overcomplicate it.

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Proud of our people: Rebecca and Anna on being young and out at work

Research for Pride in Diversity revealed younger same-sex attracted women were less likely to be out in the workplace.

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Closing the Gender Pay Gap makes good economic sense

The problem is indisputable – women make up just over half of the Australian population yet, on average, they are paid $26,000 less per annum than men.

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Increasing gender discrimination a barrier to equal pay

This report finds, once again, that stubborn gender stereotypes about the roles men and women play in paid work and caring continue to drive the gender pay gap.

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Hugh’s Bravery Beads: Learnings from my son’s cancer journey

Five years ago my youngest son, Hugh, received a life-saving bone marrow transplant.

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