Flourish at work

Don’t just survive in your workplace, learn how to thrive.

Next workshops: Saturday 24 August 2019, 1:30-5:00pm and Saturday 26 October 2019, 1:30-5:00pm. Alderley, Brisbane.

Would you recommend your workplace as a great place to work? If you are unhappy at work, sometimes changing your job is not an easy option, or you feel changing jobs will mean working for a different organisation with the same sort of problems. Make the choice to go beyond surviving and learn how to thrive regardless of your environment.

What does thriving look like? You are trusted and empowered to do good work; supported and empowered to speak up and contribute to your fullest potential. You understand why your job matters and get meaning and enjoyment from it; welcome and seek to introduce change and innovation. Your health, safety and wellbeing are paramount; creative thinking and proactivity are valued.

Flourish at work will help you handle the countless situations that challenge you – large workloads, looming workplace changes, poor leadership and management, rapidly assimilating new information, aggressive personalities, being excluded, lack of respect and trust, receiving criticism, office politics, unrealistic expectations, not seeing progress, and feeling unsupported.

Do you believe you work in an unhealthy organisational culture? This experiential workshop helps you understand what’s causing this sentiment and develops your toolkit for responding, allowing you to be at your best and sustain that level.

Culture is the set of behavioural norms and unwritten rules that shape the organisational environment and how individuals interact and get work done in that environment

CEB Corporate Leadership Council

83% of people in organisations seek meaning in day-to-day work

Price Waterhouse Coopers

Because executives are often removed from the reality of what employees are experiencing, the risk of a disconnect between how those two demographics view the workplace is unnecessarily high

John Edwards

A twenty year study tracking six thousand British civil servants found that when their bosses criticized them unfairly, didn’t listen to their problems, and rarely praised them, employees suffered more angina, heart attacks, and deaths from heart disease

Robert I. Sutton

1 in 3 find mental health impacts on their life and requires time off from work

Queensland Health

People in high trust organisations report:
76% more engagement
50% more productivity
29% more satisfaction with their lives
40% less burn out
74% less stress
13% fewer sick days

P.J. Zak

Workplace culture and climate.

Workplace culture is the collective way of doing things within the organisation and the expectation of what behaviours are ‘in’ and what is ‘out’. It’s the shared understanding of attitudes, values, and behaviours – shaped by the messages we receive about what is important, what people have to do to be accepted, fit in and be rewarded. Workplace climate differs and can be a contributing factor in driving culture. Climate is the collective experience of systems, practices and processes that exist within an organisation and include: career and development opportunities, reward and recognition, role clarity, performance management, vision and strategy, senior leadership, and customer satisfaction.

Pathway to thriving at work.

When we are just surviving it pays a toll on mind, body and emotions – breaking down health at all levels. The pathway is designed and tested to help you be in your optimal state: centred and present, aware, accepting, clear, supported (from self and others), responsible, and solution oriented.

Make the change.

To prepare your brain and nervous system for optimal performance, you learn a gentle and energising movement program designed to release tense muscles, improve brain and body communication, create a state of active relaxation, and improve concentration, organisation and co-ordination.

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