Our top 3 productivity tools

May 4, 2021Uncategorized

Measurements for and methods to achieving ultimate productivity are littered all around the internet and self-help literature, but it can be a lot to sift through. We’ve compiled a list of our top 3 productivity tools, each with a different approach, for you to try. See what resonates with you and stick to it! Eisenhower Box The Eisenhower Box or Matrix originates from the 34th President of the United States, Dwight D. Eisenhower, who would …

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Why self-care is KEY to high performance

April 27, 2021Uncategorized

Traditionally, self-care has been seen as a sort of cushy way to pat oneself on the back. There’s a sort of resistance to taking it seriously and understanding its importance, particularly in the workplace. But what happens when we prioritise it, instead? Productivity skyrockets, and by achieving mastery over your mindset you give yourself the best chance at becoming a high performer. Here are our top 5 tips for incorporating self-care to become a high-performing …

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Mentally Healthy Workplaces Webinar Wrap Up

January 5, 2021Uncategorized

At any given time, up to 1 in 5 employees are likely to be experiencing a mental health condition. The workplace plays a positive role in supporting the mental health of its employees, from policy and work design to crisis response. On December 16, we ran a session that explored the evidence-based protective factors for mentally healthy workplaces and provided practical strategies that when applied, give significant results. With 500 registered participants, the session covered: …

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Active & Thriving join Skalata Ventures

October 28, 2020Uncategorized

We are excited to announce that we have been accepted into the October cohort of the Skalata Ventures Seed Investment program. Skalata Ventures helps early stage companies prepare to scale and grow into significant and sustainable businesses. They invest in and support early-stage companies using a model based on international best practice and extensive research across the Australian start-up community. They provide unparalleled support to leading entrepreneurs at a critical stage in the startup lifecycle …

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Leading from home – a new normal?

July 13, 2020Leadership , Uncategorized , Wellbeing

Let’s start with this – video conferencing is fatiguing. Our brains can only consciously process so much information at once because we have limited working memory. Because of its features, videoconferencing requires huge amounts of conscious capacity resulting in fatigue.  The impacts of video conferencing 1. We miss out on a lot of non-verbal communication Our emotions and ideas are mostly communicated through nonverbal signals like posture, hand gestures, distance, body language, facial expressions and …

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