Author Archives: Samantha Sellwood

6 Ways To Increase Social Connection At Work

Workplace relationships and social connection are incredibly important for employee mental health and wellbeing. As humans we are biologically wired with a need to connect with others. And when you consider just how much time we spend at work, it’s one of the primary places we get to satisfy that basic, intrinsic need. Having good…

How To Build A Great Team And Increase Trust In The Workplace

Did you see the latest release of the ‘Best Small and Medium WorkPlaces In Asia‘, recently published by the research institute Great Place To Work®? It’s great to see so many Australian businesses featuring on the list but even more interesting is to find out what makes them such great places to work. The secret…

3 Leadership Development Lessons We Can Learn From The Australian Cricket Saga

The recent ball-tampering ‘scandal’ involving the Australian Cricket team may have caused endless hours of debate in lunch rooms around the country but it highlighted a number of valuable leadership development lessons that can be applied in the workplace. Aside from questions over the leadership skills of some of the senior team members, there have…