EAP PLUS is Critical for Well Workplaces

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EAP PLUS for accomplishment-achievement

In spite of recently released data by Black Dog Institute I’m upbeat about the possibilities for healthy workplaces through EAP PLUS programs and related services such as mindfulness training. Black Dog Institute is possibly Australia’s best known not for profit organisation that works to reduce depression and other mental health concerns. Its recently released statistics about workplace illness are alarming. … Read More

EAP can Assist – Dealing with redundancy.

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Dealing with redundancy

Dealing with Redundancy – The year is now almost at the end.  It has been a challenging year for both yourself and your staff and you are now facing your biggest challenge of them all…the challenge of having to let some staff go…and just before Christmas! Whilst you and your staff may have had an idea this change might be … Read More

Confidence

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Confidence – “the feeling of self-assurance arising from an appreciation of one’s own abilities or qualities”Sounds simple, doesn’t it!  All I have to do is appreciate my abilities or qualities and I’ll have the self-assurance I need to do all the things I want to do in order to live the life I want to live…to be the person I want … Read More

Seven Step Test – Is your EAP provider meeting your Needs?

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Businesses need to have confidence their employees are happy and well, they are ok, they need to have confidence the employee assistance provider is meeting all their needs. A business owner might only stop and think about this question after something has happened – effectively after the horse has bolted. Try this simple seven step test before the horse bolts. … Read More

Is your business too small to have an EAP provider?

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Starting a small business is continuous work – ask me I know!  Weekends blur into weekdays and you become accustomed to telling yourself you will stop and review where you are at as soon as you can get a break. But the risk of stopping keeps outweighing the benefit, so you don’t. Not stopping becomes easier the longer you don’t … Read More

The domino effect.

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I started ACT Curious EAP Services because I was seeing people struggle to keep their heads up when the world seemed determined to drown them. Businesses were losing their edge because employees weren’t happy. You can see the domino effect: when your employees are happy, something wonderful happens: There are more creative ideas – employees are more engaged and innovative. … Read More

Bully, personality disorder – Do you need the label?

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The important thing is knowing whether your workplace is unhappy, and, knowing how to identify and address the causes. Tell tale signs of an unhappy workplace are staff withdrawing from social encounters, increasing their use of personal leave and more frequent resignations. One individual’s actions can undermine staff members’ ability to engage and enjoy work, they may feel isolated, like … Read More