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More Empathy in the Workplace

We need more empathy in the workplace. With multi-generational workplaces being the norm, it's important we learn from one another. Why do millennials seek and value and  purpose? Why does a baby boomer find it disrespectful when someone climbs the ranks with little...

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Perspective, Podcasts and Rainy Days

I woke up a little earlier today, I had a doctors appointment that I wanted to be on time for. We sold our car last week, so I walked there instead, it’s about a 25 minute walk one way. It wasn’t raining when I left the house, so I forgot to take the umbrella with...

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Hero Series: David Goggins

We have many heroes we look up to and try to instil their learnings in our every day.  One of our heroes is David Goggins, who, amongst many things is a American ultra-marathon runner, ultra-distance cyclist, triathlete, motivational speaker and author and a retired...

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How Belong is Doing Business Differently

Wow wow wow! That's how energised I was after speaking with Jarrod Humphreys and Symone Lambert from the Belong Team. They are passionate individuals who care about the impact they have on the people they work with and they care about their communities. Above all,...

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Master Your Strengths

Throughout our lives, we're taught that working hard brings success. But what does "working hard" mean to you? What does "success" mean to you? My definition of working hard; a clear focus on work that is aligned to your purpose, something you truly enjoy which gives...

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Building Resilience

Recently I've come to realise just how much resilience, happiness and wellbeing are intertwined. Here are my take outs from an event hosted by Hacking HR, presentation by Acacia Parks, Chief Scientist at Happify. I hope you find it valuable. What ISN'T happiness?...

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Choose Happy

Choose Happy Ask yourself, “What do you want your life to be like?” It’s likely you aren’t able to articulate this well. Like most people, as we go through our teens, we plan what to study, in early adulthood we think about  what our 5 year career plan looks like and...

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How will you help yourself today?

Self sabotaging is when you interfere with your own goals.  Many think it’s something that HAPPENS to us, and is out of our control. However if you stop to think, you realise that it is something we actively DO to ourselves. We are active in our sabotaging, whether we...

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10 Ways to Cultivate More Happiness at Work

We have some fun ideas to cultivate more happiness at work, and we think you could deliver it within budget ;). Nothing will come to life without  a few “culture heroes” to drive these initiatives. You’ll know who these people are immediately; high energy and always...

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Obstacle Thoughts

The difference between who you are and who you want to be is where the magic lies.  The distance between those two people are littered with obstacle thoughts. These are any thoughts which produce a result in contrast to what you want. At first glance, these thoughts...

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Purpose and Progress

It’s been a busy week but I finally managed to sit down and reflect on a workshop Ajita and I attended a week back which was run by Pragmatic Thinking. If you haven’t heard of them, they are a Behaviour and Motivation Strategy company and an AFR fast 100 company -...

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Perfectionism isn’t Real

There is no perfectionism. There is only fear. Fear of failure, fear of doing the wrong thing, fear of not being good enough. Fear that people will judge you, will laugh at you, will talk behind your back. Fear that you will not actually finish it. So why start? Where...

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Manifest Your Dreams

What ties together the “law of attraction”, “visualisation” or even the truths we see in Henry Ford's famous quote; “whether you say you can, or you can’t, you’re probably right?" It's the Reticular Activating System (RAS).  An overly simplified way to describe it is...

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It all begins with a thought

We are led to believe that being happy is external and outside of ourselves. However, if we stop to think about it, everything we feel first begins with a thought. If you want to change how you feel, first observe the thought and then change your thinking. You must...

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