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Commit No Nuisance

Commit No Nuisance

Do you have a list of organisational values that sit buried deep in the basement somewhere?  Or values that are talked about a lot but quite clearly not lived and no one is held accountable for the behaviours that sit under each of those (even if they are clearly...

The dual benefits of scanning for R.O.T. in your team

The dual benefits of scanning for R.O.T. in your team

R.O.T.  is an acronym of tech origin that stands for redundant, obsolete, or trivial.   Timothy R Clark, social scientist, researcher, and author tells us it's important to look for R.O.T. as 'everything we do eventually becomes obsolete'.   Clark talks about this...

The most expensive words in business…

The most expensive words in business…

Want to know what the eight most expensive words in business are?   They might surprise you. I suspect you've heard them often, perhaps you've even uttered them yourself. They are:   "But we have always done it this way."It's a phrase guaranteed to get my...

From 0 – Me in 60 Seconds

From 0 – Me in 60 Seconds

What's your default change response? Do you move from 0 - Me in 60 seconds? You're not alone. As part of our threat detection response during any perceived threat our amygdala kicks in and spirals us into a reactive state, rather than a constructive state. Put simply,...

Psychological Safety – The Foxes Trap

Psychological Safety – The Foxes Trap

Psychological Safety – The Foxes Trap Ever been lured into the foxes trap only to get your head bitten off? A common workplace scenario is a Boss who says "it's a safe space to speak up" when in fact it's a wicked trap and those who are courageous enough to speak up...

Workload Management – The New Black

Workload Management – The New Black

Unmanageable workload continues to be a major work-related stress risk. I refer to this chronic problem as 'normalised work overload' and whilst managing this is not on-trend yet, I propose it absolutely should be. Workplace mental injury claims are skyrocketing - in...

Creating a Mentally Healthy Workplace – Barriers to Maturity

Creating a Mentally Healthy Workplace – Barriers to Maturity

In my work across organisations, I have identified six distinct barriers to organisations progressing this transformation work or maturing in line with the mentally healthy workplace maturity model below. To succeed, you must understand and address these barriers...

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Hi, I’m Tanya Heaney-Voogt.

For more than 25 years I have been observing organisational and individual behaviours and seeing the impact of unproductive and destructive cultures on organisational effectiveness and individual wellbeing. I help leaders transform workplaces. 

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