7 reasons NOT to hire us to build your teams’ resilience and wellbeing

We get it. Another potentially cheesy team workshop? Eye roll. But we know building team resilience and wellbeing is important. Here are 7 reasons why you should definitely NOT hire Top Five to support your team! Reason 1: You love sitting on the sidelines and waiting until your team is in crisis mode At Top Five, we’re all about giving proactive tools for building team resilience and wellbeing. If you love people sobbing in your office because someone used their mug, then don’t hire us. Reason 2: Your favourite type of motivation is having someone in to talk about their (dramatic [...]

EXPERT INSIGHT: The Waiting Zone That Many of us Don’t Realise We’re Stuck In

In our sixth bonus episode, host Clare Desira, expands on opportunities for generous leaders to proactively build their own resilience, well being and mental health and extend this to their teams. In this episode, Clare shares: A waiting zone that we often don't realise we're stuck in  A few things Clare has learnt in almost 20 years working in this space  Three ways to get out of the waiting zone  Why mindset + resilience training isn't a nice idea Transcript EXPERT INSIGHT: The Waiting Zone That Many of us Don’t [...]

Episode 6: AIME’s Rhian Miller on What it Takes to Balance Empathy, Drive and Resilience

Welcome to another interview from Leading Generous Teams, where we’ll be chatting with leaders about how they’re supporting their teams through the difficulties of COVID-19 and where they are finding their own support. Today we talk to Rhian Miller, who heads up AIME's programs across 6 countries.  AIME (formerly Australian Indigenous Mentoring Experience) is now bridging the gap across the world. In this episode: Rhian generously shares what she is doing to support her own mental health, mindset + resilience  Rhian shares how this is extended to her global team at AIME Host, Clare Desira, expands on [...]

EXPERT INSIGHT: Five Ways to Avoid Burnout + Recharging on the Fly

In our fifth bonus episode, host Clare Desira, expands on opportunities for generous leaders to proactively build their own resilience, well being and mental health and extend this to their teams. In this episode, Clare explores:  An approach for when we're so close to burn out - it's not holidays! How we can support our teams to not reach burn out in the first place A five part model for bringing more meaning into our work for you and your teams Transcript EXPERT INSIGHT: Five Ways to Avoid Burnout + Recharging [...]

EXPERT INSIGHT: Myths About “Finding Your Purpose” + What to Try Instead

In our fourth bonus episode, host Clare Desira, expands on opportunities for generous leaders to proactively build their own resilience, well being and mental health and extend this to their teams. In this episode, Clare shares: A common myth about "finding our purpose" A personal story about finding purpose during challenging times An easy framework + reflection questions for bringing more purpose into your work and life Transcript EXPERT INSIGHT: Myths About "Finding Your Purpose" + What to Try Instead Never miss an episode [...]

Episode 4: Oz Harvest’s Ronni Kahn on Unsaid Power of Permission in Leadership

Welcome to another interview from Leading Generous Teams, where we’ll be chatting with leaders about how they’re supporting their teams through the difficulties of COVID-19 and where they are finding their own support. Today we talk to Ronni Kahn, accidental activist and CEO of food rescue charity Oz Harvest. In this episode: Ronni generously shares what she is doing to support her own mental health, mindset + resilience Ronni shares how this is extended to her team at Oz Harvest Host, Clare Desira, expands on one of Ronni's most important tips Clare leaves you with practical [...]

By |2021-09-23T10:15:31+10:00September 21st, 2020|Change Management, Leadership, Mindset, Podcast, Resilience, Resilient Teams|

Expert Insight: Three Questions to Get You Off The Busy Treadmill

In our third bonus episode, host Clare Desira, expands on opportunities for generous leaders to proactively build their own resilience, well being and mental health and extend this to their teams. In this episode, Clare shares: A common behaviour loop for change A personal story about pandemic change Three reflection questions to support you when you're next stuck on a treadmill of "busy-ness" or fear Clare leaves you with three questions to try yourself and with your teams. Transcript Expert Insight: Three Questions to Get You Off The Busy Treadmill [...]

By |2021-09-23T10:15:31+10:00September 21st, 2020|Leadership, Mindset, Podcast, Productivity, Resilience, Resilient Teams|

Episode 3: OCA’s Jane Hill Showing Us What Positive Leadership Really Looks Like

Welcome to another interview from Leading Generous Teams, where we’ll be chatting with leaders about how they’re supporting their teams through the difficulties of COVID-19 and where they are finding their own support. Today we talk to Jane Hill, CEO of Ovarian Cancer Australia (OCA). In this episode: Jane generously shares what she is doing to support her own mental health, mindset + resilience Jane shares how this is extended to her team at OCA Host, Clare Desira, expands on one of Jane’s most important tips Clare leaves you with a practical tips to try yourself [...]

By |2021-09-23T10:15:32+10:00September 14th, 2020|Leadership, Podcast, Resilient Teams|

EXPERT INSIGHT: Three Ways to Disrupt Modern Day Stress

In our second bonus episode, host Clare Desira expands on opportunities for generous leaders to proactively build their own resilience, wellbeing and mental health and extend this to their teams. In this episode, Clare shares: Our most common coping mechanisms for stress A personal story about standing at the stress crossroads Her belief that positive thinking is boring and what to try instead (helpful, encouraging and productive thinking) Three practical takeaways to help you and your team next time stress strikes Transcript Expert Insight - Three Ways to Disrupt Modern [...]

By |2021-09-23T10:15:34+10:00September 10th, 2020|Leadership, Podcast, Resilient Teams|

Episode 2: CATA’s Caroline Liuzzi on Shifted Mindsets and Iso Moments

Welcome to another interview from Leading Generous Teams, where we’ll be chatting with leaders about how they’re supporting their teams through the difficulties of COVID-19 and where they are finding their own support. Today we talk to Caroline Liuzzi, CEO of Creative Art Therapy Australia (CATA). In this episode: Caroline generously shares what she is doing to support her own mental health, mindset + resilience Caroline shares how this is extended to her team at CATA Host, Clare Desira, expands on one of Caroline’s most important tips Clare leaves you with three practical tips to try [...]

By |2021-09-23T10:15:36+10:00September 7th, 2020|Leadership, Podcast, Resilient Teams|

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