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BONUS EPISODE - Difficult Conversations

BONUS EPISODE - Difficult Conversations

Update: 2021-10-04


There are often two approaches when it comes to difficult conversations. Those people that   jump right in with relish, and those who avoid the conversation at all costs. How do you find an approach that will help you face challenging conversations better?

In this bonus episode we speak to Professor Michelle Tuckey from the University of South Australia. 

You can find some more tips and techniques for having difficult conversations at work on the Fair work website. -

You can find more information about mental health in the workplace at these places:

Heads Up  - Beyond Blue’s workplace mental health resource

Black Dog Institute -  Workplace and mental health wellbeing space

Safe Work Australia - Work health and safety guidance

Head to Health  - Digital mental health resources 

And you can get support from :

Beyond Blue


Or you can go to your GP who will refer you to a psychologist.

Our Team

Host - Anna McAfee
From studying psychology, working in recruitment and being part of the LinkedIn Local movement, Anna has had a broad range of experience in working with people as a manager, trainer and team member.

Producer/Editor - Simon Portus 
Simon is a producer and director with a passion for storytelling and development. He is the Creative Director of Headline Productions.

Executive Producer - Liz Keen
Before working on the award winning podcast, Still Jill, Liz had produced stories for Earshot, All in the Mind and Background Briefing as well as presenting and producing live radio. She has also been a Chief of Staff and Content Director for the ABC where she learnt to manage staff on the run.

Researcher - Dr James Donnelly  
The man who made sure we got our facts right is a Lecturer in Psychology at Southern Cross University who is trained in clinical and neuropsychology with 25 years experience in assessing and treating children, adolescents and older adults.

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BONUS EPISODE - Difficult Conversations

BONUS EPISODE - Difficult Conversations

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