MENTAL HEALTH, WELL-BEING, PERFORMANCE
The same boiling water that softens the potato hardens the egg. Its about what you're made of, not the circumstances
Well-being, Resilience, Performance, Enhancement
Becoming an effective leader is about transforming your skills, focus and energy from a competent performer to being highly effective at creating a setting for others to be their best. Understanding that motivation, skill sets and experience varies between individuals, and being able to bring all members together to form a united purpose and vision for your team is key to leadership.
The awareness of mental health issues and their impacts is continuing to grow in Australia and abroad. It now believed that at any time 1 in 6 (working age Australians) are battling a mental illness. It is becoming more apparent just how many of us are currently suffering from some form of mental health issue or will experience these challenges in the future.
A positive constructive culture in an organisation is imperative to sustaining high performance and growth towards a common purpose/goal. It can be a hard task bringing many people together to unite under a common cause, especially when quite often people have different motives and reasons for working in a particular organisation.
“A champion team will always outperform a team of champions” is a popular saying, and it really does ring true. Too often corporate and sporting teams alike don’t reach their full potential because they can’t come together and work towards a united goal in an effective manner.
Employee Assistance Programs (EAP) have been in Australia since 1984, in this time the programs have been helping organisations maintain the mental health and well-being of their employees.