Victoria Police in danger of fixing ‘wrong problem’

Victoria Police are in danger of fixing the ‘wrong problem’ in the wake of the damning Bourke Street Massacre report released last week. Official responses to a critical incident review released by Coroner Jacqui Hawkins appeared to focus on policies and procedures relating to handling an incident while ignoring the factors underlying key failures.

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Fire Break

Interview of NeuroCapability Founder and CEO Linda Ray about the impact of Australia’s New Year Bushfires on the workplace.

I have cried watching coverage of the New Year’s Bushfires in Australia, even though I don’t know any of these people and don’t have close friends or family impacted. Like millions of other Australians, I have felt it deeply and personally. This event is distressing for everyone in Australia and our hearts go out to the people directly affected and their friends and family. But the flow-on effect is much broader and we have probably underestimated the massive impact this will have on the workplace.

How to be kind to your brain at Christmas

With Christmas only a few hectic days away, NeuroCapability Founder and CEO, Linda Ray, shares some great tips for not only surviving this stressful time of year but actually enjoying that time with friends and family and getting energised for a great start to 2020.

Taking a break over Christmas and New Year all sounds good in theory — spend some time with family, enjoy the company of friends, open a few presents, plenty of great food, some entertainment, a few extra treats, and maybe even a few celebratory drinks.

Using S.C.A.R.E. to build resilience and engagement

This blog has been revised and updated.  It was first published on September 30, 2015 as 'Are Your People SCARE'd'.

This week Linda Ray, presents the NeuroCapability SCARE model as a platform for understanding what goes on in your brain at work and for building resilience in your organisation.

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The Ugly Truth About Leadership and Engagement

Your staff engagement results are in… and despite all the hard work you have put in, crafting mission statements and values and developing leadership capability frameworks, your results haven’t improved or have even got worse!

Does this sound familiar? Poor engagement results are bad news for CEO’s and executives who have been incentivised to improve employee engagement.

How to be kind to your brain at Christmas

Stress and Frazzle are common this time of year. Linda Ray shares her top ten tips for surviving and thriving this Christmas to ensure you have a Merry Brain-Friendly Christmas.

Be kind to your brain this Christmas and avoid stress and frazzle.

As Christmas approaches and the year draws to a close, many of us will be getting ready to have a breather, top up our energy bank and spend time with family and friends.

How technology is reshaping our brains

Linda Ray, CEO of NeuroCapability looks at how technology is reshaping our brains and asks is it time to rethink our love affair with our digital world?

Our love affair with technology is at an all-time high, but have we really considered the costs?

The first generation of young people are entering new careers having been born with devices as a constant part of their lives.

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3 Ways to Cultivate an Innovative Workplace

Linda Ray, CEO of NeuroCapability, looks at the challenges to supporting innovation in the workplace.

In our last blog, we noted the emphasis from our political leaders to be more innovative. I’m sure most of you would agree, this is critical in meeting the many challenges that we face in the 21st century.

What you need to know about workplace stress

This week, Linda Ray, CEO of NeuroCapability, shares the negative impacts to productivity that increased stress levels can have as a result of the distractions we face everyday.

Stress and anxiety is on the rise in the workplace. There are some obvious contributors with tough economic times and people being required to do more with less.

Top Tips for Managing Information Overload

This week, Linda Ray, CEO of NeuroCapability, shares 7 easy to follow tips on how to manage information overload and as a result – reduce stress and overwhelm at work.

In my coaching work a common theme is evident. People are experiencing stress and overwhelm and this is contributing to a constant state of frazzle.