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    'A leader who can't openly communicate is destined to fail': Senior leader Sharon Prowle

    Sep 26, 2017
    A recent survey of 1000 US workers found that their biggest pet hate was working away on an important project, only to have their boss take all the credit for it.
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    Performance ratings evoke the 'fight or flight response': Senior leader Stephanie Foster

    Sep 26, 2017
    Australian senior business leaders don't come much more qualified than Stephanie Foster, Deputy Commissioner at Australian Public Service Commission (APSC).
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    'There are two big tsunamis hitting society at the moment': Senior leader Genevieve Hawkins

    Sep 26, 2017
    Around a million Australian adults are currently living with depression and over two million with anxiety, which beyondblue says has a significant impact on Australian businesses.
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    ‘As a leader, you need to have humility': Senior leader Gary Allen

    Sep 26, 2017
    Last year the Study of Australian Leadership (SAL) identified a lack of innovation and vital skills across all levels of the Australian workforce — including basic management skills among leadership teams.
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    How addressing mental health at work can improve productivity

    Sep 26, 2017
    Healthy workplaces get the best out of everyone and positively influence community attitudes towards mental health. Businesses that care about good mental health attract and keep top talent because they’re great places to work.
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    How the best business leaders combat anxiety

    Sep 26, 2017
    Of all mental health conditions, anxiety is the most prevalent, with Australian Bureau of Statistics data showing that one in four of us will experience the condition at some point in our lives. This makes it a very real workplace issue.
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    Is your business mentally healthy?

    Sep 26, 2017
    Think your workplace is mentally healthy? Research shows there can be a significant disconnect between a leader’s and his or her frontline staff’s views when it comes to creating a mentally healthy workplace.
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    Are our workplaces more stressed than ever before?

    Sep 26, 2017
    Workplace stress is the great scourge of modern society, with too much research showing just how prevalent it is. But although stress is increasing, there are plenty of steps leaders can take to ensure stress levels at their workplace remain low.
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    Building inclusive workplaces for a diverse workforce

    Sep 15, 2017
    Feeling welcomed and included has a huge positive effect on whether we feel good when we’re at work, our ability to perform in our role, and our overall wellbeing, too. But the benefits aren’t limited to individual employees – there’s a strong business case supported by research telling us that diverse and inclusive workplaces provide clear wellbeing, productivity, and retention benefits.
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    Workplace wellbeing experts agree on priority areas for action

    Aug 14, 2017
    If you’re working towards improving the mental health of your workplace, you’ll know there’s no ‘one size fits all’ solution. However, Australian workplace wellbeing experts have identified three key ways Australian workplaces can improve mental health at work.
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    Hospital using wellbeing to challenge 'compassion fatigue'

    Apr 28, 2017
    A new study following more than 250,000 Canadian workers in over 40 organisations as they implement national mental health reforms has found many are starting to see surprising flow-on benefits. Though an overwhelming majority of the organisations had begun implementing wellbeing changes because they felt it was the ‘right thing to do’, many are now starting to see unexpected positive effects, including improved organisational reputation, increased employee engagement, and improved employee health and wellbeing.
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    New free online learning module helps manage mental health risks

    Apr 27, 2017
    Today, on World Day for Safety and Health at Work, we’ve launched a new free online interactive training module to support managers and employees address mental health risks in the workplace. Many employees experience workplace stress, which is a significant risk to workplace mental health.
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    Register now to talk about best practice mental health at work

    Apr 26, 2017
    Are you working on improving your organisation’s mental health for the better? Wondering if other organisations share some of the same challenges your organisation may be facing? This upcoming conference on mental health in the workplace is a great way to connect with others also working on implementing workplace change.
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    World-first study measuring police and emergency services workers’ wellbeing at work

    Apr 26, 2017
    In a world-first research project, beyondblue is collecting data on a national scale about the wellbeing of police and emergency services workers. The three-stage research project aims to help save lives and improve the mental health and wellbeing of police and emergency services personnel throughout Australia.
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    Mental health and wellbeing strategy making big steps for Ambulance Victoria workers

    Mar 09, 2017
    Ambulance Victoria’s mental health and wellbeing strategy, developed with input and feedback from beyondblue, has been making big changes. It’s helping to change culture and provide a safer, more mentally healthy workplace for all its staff.
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    #teambeyondblue takes on the tri, raising money for mental health

    Mar 09, 2017
    The Australian Corporate Triathlon Series is halfway complete, and with two events still to go, competitors have already raised over $20,000 for beyondblue.
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    Feeling burned out? You’re not alone

    Mar 09, 2017
    As the nature of work changes over time, we’re taking more work and stress home. As a consequence, many of us increasingly feel like we are struggling to keep up with the demands of our jobs. But evidence suggests making the decision to ‘switch off’, and sticking to it, can be the most effective step we can take to improve both our overall wellbeing and our productivity.
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    Grab your runners and join #teambeyondblue as we swim, cycle, and run to tackle depression, anxiety and suicide

    Feb 13, 2017
    Over 20 beyondblue staff members, including CEO Georgie Harman, will join an estimated 11,000 competitors in the Australian Corporate Triathlon Series between February and April 2017.
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    Supportive management is key to creating mentally healthy workplaces

    Feb 13, 2017
    Mentally healthy workplaces create an environment that helps staff to be more open about mental health conditions and get the support they need when they're at work.
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    Mental health first aid improving health and bottom line for business

    Feb 13, 2017
    After finding mental health conditions consistently ranked in the top items claimed on its medical insurance, European household manufacturer Unilever has responded by investing in mental health first aid training for its managers.