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The GHFC Podcast #17 - Presentation to Construction Engineering Under Graduates at UTS, Sydney

The GHFC Podcast #17 - Presentation to Construction Engineering Under Graduates at UTS, Sydney

October 13, 2021

In Podcast #17 you will hear the presentation I had the privilege to present to over 100 final year undergraduate construction engineering students at UTS (University Technology Sydney), on the topic of ‘Workplace Mental Health Well Being’ and ‘Toxicity in the Workplace’,  facilitated by Professor Martin Loosemore.

Martin is Professor of Construction Management at the University of Technology Sydney, Australia, being a Visiting Professor at The University of Loughborough, UK and University of Hawaii, USA, a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Building. Martin has published 14 books and over 250 internationally refereed articles, with his work in academia and in industry receiving numerous international awards.

The GHFC Podcast #16: ‘One thing led to another…‘

The GHFC Podcast #16: ‘One thing led to another…‘

September 17, 2021

In Podcast #16 we hear how a sequence of events over the last two years resulted in a veritable WIN-WIN situation in the progress of global workplace mental health well being...

The GHFC Podcast #15: Conversation with Gus Worland - Gotcha4Life

The GHFC Podcast #15: Conversation with Gus Worland - Gotcha4Life

August 3, 2021

In this podcast I am delighted to introduce Gus Worland to share just a few of his many experiences and insightful messages alongside his team at Gotcha4Life.

‘Gotcha4Life is a not-for-profit foundation creating meaningful mateship and building mental fitness, emotional muscle and social connection in local communities to end suicide’.

To Pledge your support to 'Mind Your Mate' simply click on the link below:

https://www.gotcha4life.org/mindyourmate

 

The GHFC Podcast #14 - What is your ‘Individual Type’?

The GHFC Podcast #14 - What is your ‘Individual Type’?

July 20, 2021

In this podcast I will be sharing with you a recent article by The GHFC as published on Sourceable.net, entitled: What is your ‘Individual Type’?

The article seeks to explain the intricate, yet insightful processes involved in 'Individual Type Profiling' in the workplace. This is by no means a negative article, in fact it is extremely positive and optimistic...please listen away...

The GHFC Podcast #13 - ‘Mental Health well being is a legitimate reason to take a break.’

The GHFC Podcast #13 - ‘Mental Health well being is a legitimate reason to take a break.’

July 1, 2021

In this GHFC Blog, we visit the premise that Mental health well-being is a legitimate reason to take a break - here’s how to make the most of one’, being based on an article in The Age by Nicola Heath, a freelance journalist specialising in business, the workplace and health.

The GHFC Podcast #12: Launching the NEWT (’Need to Eradicate Workplace Toxicity’) Petition.

The GHFC Podcast #12: Launching the NEWT (’Need to Eradicate Workplace Toxicity’) Petition.

May 5, 2021

In this podcast I would like to share with you developments in the call from ‘The GHFC’ to eradicate toxicity from the workplace, including the raising of the ‘NEWT’ (The 'Need to Eradicate Workplace Toxicity') petition.

'The media is overflowing with revelations of workplace toxicity, be it bullying, intimidation, harassment or discrimination, with stories from the executive level to white collar, blue collar even on the shop floor, across all sectors!'

'Workplace bullies are people who belittle, humiliate and threaten their colleagues and co‐workers'.

'Organisational cultures exacerbate the problem when leaders either do not understand workplace bullying or dismiss it as tough management.'

The GHFC Podcast #11 - ‘How supportive of Mental Health Well Being is your workplace?’

The GHFC Podcast #11 - ‘How supportive of Mental Health Well Being is your workplace?’

April 13, 2021

Hi everyone, Charles here from ‘The GHFC’, with Podcast #11.  I would like to share with you an upcoming feature scheduled to appear on Sourceable.net, a leading Construction Industry website, posing the question: ‘How supportive of Mental Health Well Being is your workplace?’

The GHFC Podcast #10: Excerpts from GHFC ‘Books of Blogs’

The GHFC Podcast #10: Excerpts from GHFC ‘Books of Blogs’

April 3, 2021

In this podcast I share excerpts from previously published ‘GHFC Books of Blogs’.

  • July 2018:  'Don’t let your Inner Voice define you!'
  • December 2018: 'A message from the Chair of RUOK?, Mike Connaghan'
  • January 2019: ‘Do you ever have days when it feels ..not very Okay at all!’ by A.A Milne
  • July 2019: Who are the 'Black Dog Institute?'
‘The Priory’ by A.D. Meagher - Podcast #2 - Chapter 1: ‘Sweat’

‘The Priory’ by A.D. Meagher - Podcast #2 - Chapter 1: ‘Sweat’

March 17, 2021

Chapter 1: Sweat – Priory of Alanor, Green Finger Point

Hi, it’s Charles here, ready to share Chapter 1 of ‘The Priory’ by A.D. Meagher. In the 1st podcast you heard 3 threads that intertwine within the chapters that follow, eventually culminating in the crescendo that is The Priory. In podcast #2 you will not only meet the central character, an Aspirant by the name of Nolson and his good friend Josua, but also some of the occasional undesirable characters, as you get to better understand the goings on within ‘The Priory of Alanor’!

To provide the Author with feedback or to find out what happens over the next 500 pages, please contact Ant direct at anthony@fauvemc.com who will, if requested, mail you your very own signed copy of ‘The Priory’, for the very affordable price of $29.95 plus postage.

I can assure you that Nolson, Josua and the many characters you’ll meet along the way, will keep you enthralled with what happens next! They certainly did with me! ENJOY!

 

Introducing ‘The Priory’ by A.D. Meagher

Introducing ‘The Priory’ by A.D. Meagher

March 16, 2021

‘Welcome’ to your introduction to a medieval fantasy series created by A.D. Meagher. In essence an entrée into the macabre and mysterious goings-on in, among and below the Priory of Alanor. My name is Charles Hill, your podcast narrator, and along the way I will introduce you to a selection of colourful characters and even more colourful events. 'The Priory' is the first book in A.D. Meagher's 'The Skulls Saga'. To assist you in visualising the geography and the setting relating to 'The Priory', illustrations can be viewed by clicking on the left-hand ‘Pages’ sidebar links on this webpage, including a comprehensive 'Glossary of Terms'.

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