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Let’s face it. Most corporate wellness programs are a waste of time and money. And they’re no small waste at that. The global corporate wellness market is currently worth US$56.7 billion and is projected to reach US$87.3 billion by 2026 at annual growth rates of 7.3%. …

38 unfortunate and concerning things I learned about the nature of humanity during the pandemic

As we ever so slowly make our way out of lockdown here in Melbourne Australia, I took some time to reflect on some unfortunate and concerning things I learned about the nature of people over the past two years.

  • When people’s lives lack meaning or a sense of purpose, they…

Recent Slack survey results suggest that the desire for flexible work options is fundamental to the war for talent.

According to a recent remote work survey from Slack, almost 60 percent of Australians are considering moving to a new role within the next 12 months.

Nowadays, the web is awash with proverbial sages on the stage — people selling you their so-called playbook to riches.

Whether it’s a digital vagabond, a tech entrepreneur, or a property magnate, they’ll each try to sell you on something that sounds like a recipe out of a Gordon Ramsay

How anxiety impairs our attention, and how science can help.

More than 50% of people across the world experience workplace stress, and the prevalence of stress is much higher in the United States.

This has been exacerbated by COVID-19 and its related stressors, with a meta-analysis published in Nature finding that there has been a dramatic rise in the prevalence…

Most of us are fortunate enough to get unconditional love from our parents when we’re babies. Whether we cry, scream, or poop, they tend to our every need and don’t reprimand us for doing such things.

But as we get a little older and become young children, expectations shift.

If…

Is it possible for a large corporate behemoth to acquire a small, independent company, without losing the essence of what made it great in the first place?

Recently, Fermentum Group, creator of craft brewery Stone & Wood, was acquired by Lion — a corporate behemoth wholly owned by Japan’s Kirin Holdings Company.

Fermentum is based in Byron Bay, an area Aussies typically associate with sun, surf, yoga, cannabis, and essentially life at one with nature, free from…

Why 10,000 steps is a choice, not a question.

Remote work has become the norm over the past 18 months, and many people are now asking whether it’s possible to get 10,000 steps in working from home.

The pandemic created unforeseen demands on many lives — homeschooling kids, working longer hours to make up for all of the pointless…

Why the internet makes it easy to be a rocker, but harder to become a rock star.

Show business, and business in general, has traditionally been the domain of the dreamer.

And those dreams have never seemed so real for as many as they are today.

Nowadays, the barriers to entry to get started in these fields are almost non-existent.

It’s easier than it’s ever been to…

How the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute is responding to the emotional pressures of the pandemic.

Cal Newport noted that knowledge workers typically end up working 20% more than they have time to comfortably handle in a recent New Yorker essay.

He put this down to having knowledge workers self-regulate their workload.

According to the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), 40 percent of…

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