Feb 19

Can Less Be More? Working Towards Better Work/Life Balance

In the crazy busy pre-Christmas rush, we Worklogicians clutched our pearls when we read that British start-up StandardToilet had patented a sloping toilet designed to increase productivity by decreasing the amount of time employees spend lingering in the loo. Standard Toilet’s website lamented that the toilet has become a “private texting and social media usage […]

Jan 29

Volunteering and Workplace Bullying

As the nation endures a frightful summer, again and again we see images and stories of volunteers putting their communities ahead of their own interests (and in some cases losing their own homes and properties or being injured and tragically killed). These examples demonstrate clearly and unequivocally the important role that volunteers play on the […]

Dec 18

Leave means leave (and we are not talking Brexit). How to truly enjoy “the serenity”.

To channel that Australian classic film, “The Castle”, regardless of whether your summer break this year is destination Bonnie Doon or destination Buenos Aires, the rule remains the same: Leave means leave. There is no point saying (to yourself, and others) that you will be on leave, and then actually working. It’s actually a binary […]

Oct 30

Strategies to avoid burnout

Most corporations strive hard to grow and deliver profits to shareholders by providing compelling products and services to customers. Each year, a comprehensive plan is put in place to deliver on business objectives, responsibilities and accountabilities allocated, project teams created, milestones set and budgets determined. Staff are recruited and measured according to their ability to […]

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