Tag: Wellbeing and Resilience

How Do Your People Feel at Work?

Bullying and harassment - for many people, going to work can feel like entering a war zone.

New Zealand has one of the highest rates of workplace bullying in the world. Many employers and people leaders struggle with first identifying that there is a workplace bullying or harassment problem, and secondly what to do about it.

Building Resilience and Wellbeing

Over the past two years we have seen our resilience and wellbeing tested with the on-going uncertainty and stress surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic. We continue to navigate our way through lockdowns, border closures, working from home, and uncertainty around job security.

Covid and Resilience

Yesterday I got my first Covid vaccination; I’m not a big fan of needles but happy to do my bit to protect my own health and those with whom I am in contact.

Burnout Indicators

As a leader in 2021, you’ll no doubt have welfare concerns for your team. After 2020 (may it rest in peace) and events that preceded it, coupled with the emerging ramifications of COVID-19, there is much to be concerned about. A quick analysis using Google Trends indicated that the search…

Tips to Avoid Stress when Working from Home - ODI Video

Working from home brings new stressors with it, including interruption from others in the house and from the digital technologies that are new to many of us. Michael Hempseed, from the ODI team, is a specialist in mental wellbeing and offers useful tips for avoiding stress when working from home. 

Tips for Working from Home - ODI Video

In these difficult COVID-19 times, our new normal involves working from home, which is a new experience for many of us.

Another new experience is using digital technology, especially video conferencing and video clips as our primary form of business communication with groups; a quite different reality than the face-to-face contact…

4 Stages to Designing and Embedding Wellbeing and Resilience Programmes

What if it was possible for your workforce to be stronger and more confident about handling change and uncertainty every day at work? Are you responsible for growing wellbeing and resilience in your organisation? This guide provides some information for Human Resources teams or anybody who is responsible for developing programmes in wellbeing and resilience (W&R) at work.

Health promoting leaders unleash organisational performance

In terms of priorities, health often comes last for leaders. Time and time again, studies have found the top sources of stress for executives are excessive workload and/or long hours, lack of work/life balance and inadequate staffing.

Yet the effect of poor health for leaders can be profound.

A survey of executives…