Catherine Gillespie
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  • Geelong, Victoria
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Catherine Gillespie commented on Catherine Gillespie's blog post How to Use Gratitude to Uplift Your Work Day (and Those Around You)
"Thank you Spencer Rule for taking time to read the article and comment. It is a pleasure to share the article content, the tips and ...I hope you were able to download a gratitude pad sheet. Best wishes to you."
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Does the complainant or respondent have to participate in a workplace investigation?

Continuing our series of short videos on the subject of workplace investigations. It’s a subject that’s often misunderstood and even mishandled by leaders, managers and HR personnel. Today’s question...Does the complainant or respondent have to participate in a workplace investigation?Though you might think it would be in the interests of a complainant to support their complaint or the interests of a respondent to…See More
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Spencer Rule commented on Catherine Gillespie's blog post How to Use Gratitude to Uplift Your Work Day (and Those Around You)
""Have an attitude of gratitude" -- Love it. Thanks for sharing! "
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Spencer Rule liked Catherine Gillespie's blog post How to Use Gratitude to Uplift Your Work Day (and Those Around You)
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Does the complainant or respondent have to participate in a workplace investigation?

Continuing our series of short videos on the subject of workplace investigations. It’s a subject that’s often misunderstood and even mishandled by leaders, managers and HR personnel. Today’s question...Does the complainant or respondent have to participate in a workplace investigation?Though you might think it would be in the interests of a complainant to support their complaint or the interests of a respondent to…See More
Wednesday
Catherine Gillespie posted a blog post

How to Use Gratitude to Uplift Your Work Day (and Those Around You)

Below is a sample of some feedback received from a participant in a Resilience and Wellbeing workshop we conducted at their place of work. Knowing the impact it has on workplace harmony, we decided to create a resource that other readers could use (see below for details).“Since attending the Workplace Harmony Solutions training on Resilience and Wellbeing, I have laminated my ‘above and below the line’ sheet [Gratitude Pad] and have it on my desk to look at during the day. It is a visual…See More
Dec 21, 2017
Catherine Gillespie posted a blog post

Can Workplace Culture Be A Significant Contributing Factor To Chronic Illness In Senior Leaders?

Can workplace culture be a significant contributing factor to chronic illness in senior leaders? The culture dictates the story that must be played out and each staff member has a role to play in that story. The senior leader must be decisive, highly resilient and infallible and set an example of strength for all to follow.However this story fails to acknowledge the reality that all staff at every level of an organisation experiences workplace stressors. Not everyone has a variety of coping…See More
Dec 14, 2017
A blog post by Catherine Gillespie was featured

The Essential Traits of Intelligent Leaders

Intelligent leaders have confronted and analysed their fears and concerns. They no longer let such things unconsciously trigger emotional and reactionary decision-making behaviours from within them. They use mindfulness to be aware of every moment and every minute decision that flows from being alert to capture every thought they have and then constructively craft every comment and action they take.Intelligent leaders support and inspire their teams as a collective and as individuals, to…See More
Nov 29, 2017
Catherine Gillespie posted a blog post

The Essential Traits of Intelligent Leaders

Intelligent leaders have confronted and analysed their fears and concerns. They no longer let such things unconsciously trigger emotional and reactionary decision-making behaviours from within them. They use mindfulness to be aware of every moment and every minute decision that flows from being alert to capture every thought they have and then constructively craft every comment and action they take.Intelligent leaders support and inspire their teams as a collective and as individuals, to…See More
Nov 28, 2017
A blog post by Catherine Gillespie was featured

What Sort of Workplace Incidents Do Not Warrant a Formal Investigation?

Continuing our series of short videos on the subject of workplace investigations. It’s a subject that’s often misunderstood and even mishandled by leaders, managers and HR personnel. Today’s question...What is an example of an incident that doesn't warrant a formal investigation?An example of an incident that doesn't warrant a formal investigation would be something like a once-off remark or comment that could…See More
Nov 22, 2017
Catherine Gillespie posted a blog post

What Sort of Workplace Incidents Do Not Warrant a Formal Investigation?

Continuing our series of short videos on the subject of workplace investigations. It’s a subject that’s often misunderstood and even mishandled by leaders, managers and HR personnel. Today’s question...What is an example of an incident that doesn't warrant a formal investigation?An example of an incident that doesn't warrant a formal investigation would be something like a once-off remark or comment that could…See More
Nov 21, 2017
A blog post by Catherine Gillespie was featured

What is a Workplace Investigation and When Should You Initiate One?

What is a Workplace Investigation?A workplace investigation is supposed to be procedurally fair process to try to determine whether allegations that have been raised against another person in the workplace are substantiated or not substantiated. So it's a process of collecting facts and evidence to be able to make a determination on a balance of probabilities as to whether the alleged incidents did happen or not.At what point does a complaint warrant an investigation?So when we talk about…See More
Nov 8, 2017
Catherine Gillespie posted a blog post

What is a Workplace Investigation and When Should You Initiate One?

What is a Workplace Investigation?A workplace investigation is supposed to be procedurally fair process to try to determine whether allegations that have been raised against another person in the workplace are substantiated or not substantiated. So it's a process of collecting facts and evidence to be able to make a determination on a balance of probabilities as to whether the alleged incidents did happen or not.At what point does a complaint warrant an investigation?So when we talk about…See More
Nov 7, 2017
A blog post by Catherine Gillespie was featured

A Reflection on an Employee’s Experience of Conflict

Why I am in conflict with you…I am in conflict with you because I don’t trust you.I don’t trust you because you have done and said things that contradict what I think is acceptable.Behaviours (actions and comments) that I find acceptable are ones which:Show me respectSupport my effortsAlign with my valuesDo not make me feel uncomfortable or confrontedAre displayed consistently and in a transparent mannerLeave no room for me to second guess your intentionsI am less likely to be in conflict with…See More
Oct 24, 2017
Catherine Gillespie posted a blog post

A Reflection on an Employee’s Experience of Conflict

Why I am in conflict with you…I am in conflict with you because I don’t trust you.I don’t trust you because you have done and said things that contradict what I think is acceptable.Behaviours (actions and comments) that I find acceptable are ones which:Show me respectSupport my effortsAlign with my valuesDo not make me feel uncomfortable or confrontedAre displayed consistently and in a transparent mannerLeave no room for me to second guess your intentionsI am less likely to be in conflict with…See More
Oct 23, 2017

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Company website/blog
http://www.WorkplaceConflictResolution.com.au
Personal blog
http://www.workplaceconflictresolution.com.au/blog/
How many employees in your company?
1-49
What areas of HR are you particularly passionate about?
conflict resolution
mediation
grievance investigation
communication
leadership
bullying
What kind of networking are you open to?
Open networking

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Does the complainant or respondent have to participate in a workplace investigation?

Posted on January 17, 2018 at 16:31 0 Comments

Continuing our series of short videos on the subject of workplace investigations. It’s a subject that’s often misunderstood and even mishandled by leaders, managers and HR personnel. Today’s question...

Does the complainant or respondent have to participate in a workplace investigation?…

Continue

How to Use Gratitude to Uplift Your Work Day (and Those Around You)

Posted on December 21, 2017 at 12:36 2 Comments

Below is a sample of some feedback received from a participant in a Resilience and Wellbeing workshop we conducted at their place of work. Knowing the impact it has on workplace harmony, we decided to create a resource that other readers could use (see below for details).…

Continue

Can Workplace Culture Be A Significant Contributing Factor To Chronic Illness In Senior Leaders?

Posted on December 14, 2017 at 9:22 0 Comments

Can workplace culture be a significant contributing factor to chronic illness in senior leaders? The culture dictates the story that must be played out and each staff member has a role to play in that story. The senior leader must be decisive, highly resilient and infallible and set an example of strength for all to follow.

However this story fails to acknowledge the reality that all staff at every level…

Continue

The Essential Traits of Intelligent Leaders

Posted on November 28, 2017 at 11:33 0 Comments

Intelligent leaders have confronted and analysed their fears and concerns. They no longer let such things unconsciously trigger emotional and reactionary decision-making behaviours from within them. They use mindfulness to be aware of every moment and every minute decision that flows from being alert to capture every thought they have and then constructively craft every comment and action they take.

Intelligent leaders support…

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