Respect at Work

Training programs for mentally safe, fair and respectful workplace cultures



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How do you want to feel at work?

Posted on 29 July, 2020 at 8:45

 Photo by MARK ADRIANE on Unsplash.


Every time I am with a new group of training participants, I ask the question ‘how do you want to feel at work?’ Take a minute to think about that question for yourself.


The most common words I hear are valued, appreciated, productive, satisfied, safe and respected,...

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Posted on 14 July, 2020 at 23:30

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About 12 months ago, and almost 2 years into my business owner journey I started to waiver. I believed in Respect at Work (RaW) and knew it was a good business, necessary and well received by my clients and their staff. BUT… someone had sent me the link to a j...

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Back to work

Posted on 22 June, 2020 at 0:00

Last Friday I delivered my first training session in over 2 months - I had my COVID safety plan, I was excited, just a little nervous and truely grateful to be back doing what I love.
Friday night I was happy but exhausted! 4 hours face to face with a room of appropriately distanced participants had been exhilarating but tough.. interactions are...

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New Normal?

Posted on 27 April, 2020 at 1:15


I am one of the lucky ones - I am feeling quite comfortable with this ISO situation.  I was already used to working from home and thanks to the promise of Job Keeper lessening the pressure of no current income, I have been enjoying myself, upgrading some on-line qualifications, embracing morning yoga and just staying home with plenty of...

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Peace and Love

Posted on 1 April, 2020 at 23:45

I had this tattoo added to my wrist a few years ago, the purpose was simply to remind me of what matters - peace and love. It is mostly hidden away under my watch so that I catch a glimpse of the edge of it occasionally, or sometimes I find my eyes seeking it out, often as a reminder to practice patience or for self-comfort...

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We're all Wonder Women

Posted on 4 March, 2020 at 13:15

This Sunday (8 March) is International Women's Day (IWD), what a great reminder to celebrate us as women and applaud all our successes and achievements. Today I was privileged to speak at a lunch of amazing business women, so for this blog I am sharing some of that speech.


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Practicing what I preach

Posted on 6 February, 2020 at 23:35

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I sometimes forget to respect myself. I forget to celebrate achievements; I wallow in frustrations and bring myself down.  Rather than celebrate the great contract I've just received or the project I'm working on, I obsess about the phone call I'm waiting for.

Rather than feeling awesome after...

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Posted on 13 January, 2020 at 20:00

Last November I completed DISC ADVANCED accreditation training and am now a DISC ADVANCED Accredited Consultant - Yay for me :)

Prior to the training I had just enough DISC knowledge to have my fingers crossed that it would be a useful tool and something I would be comfortable to believe in and confidently use going forward.  Happily DISC ...

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Season respect

Posted on 22 December, 2019 at 21:00

Here we are again, the end of another year and this time we have the bonus optimism of a new decade. 
For many people this is the time for family, friends and celebrations, for others this time represents something very different and for those people I wish compassion and tolerance and send my respect.

As with everything human, this...

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Words - Open to interpretation?

Posted on 1 December, 2019 at 23:40

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The things people get caught up on never cease to amaze me. Words often become an issue when they are attached to the concept of 'political correctness'; that concept itself is then verbalised with invisible air inverted commas " ". The term political correctness defined by Wikipedia is 'used to describe a pr...

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