‘From one disaster to the next’: Inside the Great Australian Burnout

Australians have spent the past few years “going from one disaster to the next”, leading to extreme fatigue, adrenal fatigue, and, in many cases, burnout. Under new Federal Government laws, employers are legally responsible for supporting employee psycho-social well-being. But with poor mental health costing the Australian economy between $12.2 billion and $22.5 billion, there is much more work to be done.

Small talk sabotage: Why banter is killing your pitch

Small talk has long been touted as the gateway to building social connections, breaking the ice, and creating a sense of camaraderie. It’s the bridge we traverse to navigate unfamiliar social waters, the glue that binds us in everyday interactions. But what if I told you that when it comes to pitching, small talk could be your Achilles’ heel?