I believe there is…..and for the purpose of this article, addiction is not limited to drugs and alcohol, but is far wider including, eating, sex, shopping, social media, painkillers, , avoidance, self-pity and more, in essence, any compulsive behaviours that are coerced by uncomfortable urges you can’t consciously resist. If we as leaders could truly […]
Could social wellbeing be a catalyst for improved mental and emotional wellbeing?
An organisation is well when its people are well. The thought struck me during a recent conversation with a client that social wellbeing could be a catalyst, indeed a bit of a Trojan horse, for improving wellbeing as a whole. Whole-istic wellbeing Evidence of wellbeing is found in the presence of wellness, rather than […]
Is ostracism worse than bullying?
Early warning signs A recent article published in Organisation Sciences suggests that being ignored at work is worse for physical and mental well-being than harassment or bullying. Employees who claimed to have experienced ostracism are more likely to report a degraded sense of workplace belonging and commitment, a stronger intention to quit their job, and […]
Are happy workers and workplaces becoming extinct?
Only a generation away I recently had my first interaction with Global Corporate Challenge (GCC), who do incredible work with programs designed to improve the physical health and performance of employees GCC was founded in Melbourne in 2003 and on reading their website I was struck by this comment: What started as frustration at our […]