Insight into How We Think

Thought-provoking articles, written by our founder, designed to challenge the way we think about mental health in the workplace.

Here’s a Crazy Idea: Provide a safe disclosure process when recruiting new employees?

After reading the The Hard Truth: The Reality of Disclosing Mental Health in a New Job last week, it is clear to say that there is an issue with employees feeling comfortable and confident to speak up and tell the truth about their mental health to their employer....

The Hard Truth: The Reality of Disclosing Mental Health in a New Job

He can’t believe it. His dream job is finally his. The verbal offer came through this morning and he can feel the excitement penetrating throughout his body. He calls his wife with heightened exhilaration to tell her the news. As his body settles into the news, the...

The Hard Truth: Have you asked yourself these 3 questions to understand how mentally healthy your workplace is?

One of the reasons businesses don’t invest into mental health is because we have little to benchmark it against. Mental health has always been something we have tended to sweep under the rug. It wasn’t even until the early 1900’s that we stopped calling those with...

The Hard Truth: Are we ignoring the mental health of our high performers?

It was that time of year again – performance reviews. The managers were discussing the team’s work from throughout the year, talking through each employee, figuring out who was performing and who perhaps wasn’t. They had gone through most of the team with one employee...

The Hard Truth: We are trained to turn a blind eye to mental health, and how your business is going to take the brunt of it.

You see him. There he is. Staring at you, smiling with that big grin. You see the clip board. You see the backpack that sits only two metres away. You know who he is and what he is trying to sell. And, all of a sudden, you wish you went the other way.   The...

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