Stress

Stress wins gold medals

Andrew May It's a dirty word in the workplace, but stress can be a great motivator if you approach it like an Olympian.

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Casuals face stress: survey

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Job insecurity creating financial stresses for households is no surprise as Australia's workforce increases casualisation, the ACTU says.

Post-GFC stress

Leon Gettler Workplaces are much more stressful now following the global financial crisis. What are the best coping strategies?

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Job stress costs $730m

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An estimated 1.5 million workers have been diagnosed with depression from excessive job stress, costing businesses more than $8000 per person every year, a new report has found.

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Performance Matters

Are you overwhelmed with work?

 

Andrew May Of course you are. Five strategies to turn around your productivity and regain focus.

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Management

Five steps to a happier workplace

 

Michelle McQuaid Get your employees smiling on the International Day of Happiness.

Management

Ten signs you should quit your job

Signs you should quit your job

Richard Feloni How do you know when it's time to call it quits? Here are the key signs it's time to move on.

Management

How about a massage with your meeting?

 

Rachael Oakes-Ash You shouldn't mix business and pleasure, unless it's in a "massage meeting".

Performance Matters

Do less but achieve more in 2014

 

Andrew May Busy doesn't always equal productive. Here's how to break the cycle.

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Do you have a rubber backside?

Bounce

Andrew May It's not as much what happens, but how we bounce back that is most important.

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Management

Five ways to manage a bad boss

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Sylvia Pennington Is an incompetent manager making your life a misery? Do something about it.

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Five habits of healthy people

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Andrew May It sounds so simple in theory, but how many of these did you actually use in the past week?

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Performance Matters

Just stop and breathe

William Trubridge of New Zealand does yoga before his free dive at Suunto free diving world cup on November 24, 2012 in Long Island, Bahamas.

Andrew May The most natural physiological function can also be one of the hardest to master.

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Why you need a nana nap

Andrew May A quick siesta daily can make you mentally sharper, and likely to live longer.

Performance Matters

Why you need a nana nap

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Andrew May A quick siesta daily can make you mentally sharper, and likely to live longer.

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Performance Matters

Take back your lunch break

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Andrew May Stopping work to have a quick lunch break is the key to having a productive afternoon.

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Management

Do women make bad bosses?

Judith Woods Survey shows female leaders are unpopular, in spite of being better communicators.

Management

Do women make good bosses?

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Judith Woods Surveys show female leaders are unpopular, in spite of being better communicators.

Performance Matters

Turn that frown upside down

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Andrew May Is your first instinct to expect the worst? It's not too late to look on the bright side.

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Take a break and reap the rewards

Recover

Andrew May Brain and body alike deserve some downtime so you're ready to perform when you need to.

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