Spotting the Signs of Stressed Staff


How to recognise when things aren’t going well As a leader it’s vitally important to be aware of how your staff are doing and to know the signs to look for that could indicate mental distress. The NZ Mental Health Foundation announced in 2021 that depression is on the rise with 1 in 4 New Zealanders now experiencing a mental … Read More

The Secret to GRIT

Discover the fundamental shift in the ‘happiness equation’ that is required to create true happiness.

Shawn Achor author of The Happiness Advantage outlines how increasing happiness can change individuals, communities and the world.

Watch this outstanding and entertaining message in which he shares 5 practical ways to train your brain for happiness!

THRIVE TV 057-The Power of Compassionate Leadership with Steve Hargreaves

IN THIS EPISODE YOU’LL DISCOVER: 1. The power of compassion in enabling us to achieve, thrive and stay well.  2. How compassion is great for business, culture and the bottom line, and how when we lead with compassion everyone benefits.  3. The values, qualities and competencies required of leaders and their teams to build and sustain a more inclusive and … Read More

3 Keys for Dealing With Uncertainty


After everyone’s phones went off on Saturday night here in New Zealand with the announcement of further lockdowns and alert level increases, it has had an unsettling effect. Just remember that this is to be expected. No matter how resilient or optimistic you happen to be, sudden changes and sudden cancellations have the ability to side-swipe us all. If you’ve … Read More

Getting Ready for Self-Isolation

It’s highly likely that most of us will need to self-isolate at some point over the next few weeks. Maybe multiple times. Rather than ignoring this fact, let’s focus on what we can do to prepare. As they say, prepare for the worst, hope for the best and roll with what comes! Take a deep breath in. Breathe out and … Read More

Five Keys to a Resilient Workplace Culture


If one thing’s for sure, it’s that covid-19 has given us opportunities to test and grow our resilience, individually and organisationally. Challenging times stretch you out of your comfort zone. They’re usually the times when you learn and grow the most.  Resilience is defined as your capacity to recover or bounce back from difficulties. Picture yourself five years from now, … Read More

THRIVE TV 056-Boundaries with Alicia McKay


IN THIS EPISODE YOU’LL DISCOVER: Take response-ability Choose guilt over resentment Guilt is selfish, but boundaries are generous VIEW THE FULL EPISODE HERE: Want to get notified of the next episode? Prefer to check out the podcast version of the show? ABOUT ALICIA: Alicia McKay, founder of Not An MBA and Meetings that Matter, is an expert in strategy, change … Read More

THRIVE TV 055-Growing A Successful Business with Forrest Tuff

IN THIS EPISODE YOU’LL DISCOVER: Why “You” are Your Best Investment  The Importance of Strategic Branding  The Benefits of Effective Communication VIEW THE FULL EPISODE HERE: Want to get notified of the next episode? Prefer to check out the podcast version of the show? ABOUT FORREST: Forrest Tuff is an award-winning author, filmmaker, and television producer. He is the founder … Read More