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COVID-19

12

AUG

2020

COVID-19 Update

Convergence Partners

Here at Convergence Partners Ltd it's still business as usual. Whilst our physical offices are closed for the rest of this week effective immediately, we remain available to support you and your business...

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08

JUN

2020

ZERO active cases in NZ

Convergence Partners

A significant milestone today and a huge achievement - well done our team of 5 million!

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18

MAY

2020

The Lockdown Field Guide - Episode 6: Gratitude

Via Capability Group

Here is the final episode of The Lockdown Field Guide Series - "Gratitude". If gratitude hasn’t been on your radar for the past few weeks, you are are not alone. Finding ways to express your gratitude, nevertheless, might be the best way to have a positive impact on our mental and physical health right now...

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12

MAY

2020

Now Is an Unprecedented Opportunity to Hire Great Talent

Via Harvard Business Review

An interesting article from HBR examining why right now might be the best time for companies to hire. It highlights talent capture techniques leveraged over the years by leading firms and gives food for thought on what the future of the job market could be like for organisations and employees...

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08

MAY

2020

The Lockdown Field Guide - Episode 5: Resilient Thinking

Via Capability Group

Resilience matters now more than ever. The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has changed life as we know it, with many people experiencing anxiety, negative thoughts, loneliness and hardships. Regardless of your baseline level of resilience, you can boost it to become more resistant to setbacks. Episode 5 of the animated Lockdown Field Guide series - "Resilient Thinking" - shares small ways to build resilience in the face of this crisis...

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06

MAY

2020

Coronavirus: Sealord staff and their back-to-work solutions

Via Stuff

As we move down the Alert levels, more businesses are having to find new ways of operating. One of our client's, Doug Paulin and his Sealord team, are tackling this with some great back-to-work initiatives and solutions...

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01

MAY

2020

The Lockdown Field Guide - Episode 4: Compassion

Via Capability Group

With the move into Alert Level 3 earlier this week, there has no doubt been many people facing a wave of change and uncertainty once again. This may drive us to check in with others to see how they feel about this change. Showing compassion to others makes us feel good, and yet we don't often show it to ourselves. Episode 4 of the Lockdown Field Guide series - "Compassion" - asks you to think about how you can show yourself the same level of compassion that many of us readily offer to others...

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28

APR

2020

Working From Home - Tip #4

Convergence Partners

Your own learning and development doesn’t need to take a pause...

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23

APR

2020

The Lockdown Field Guide - Episode 3: Connect

Via Capability Group

Here is episode 3 of The Lockdown Field Guide series - "Connect" - a great reminder to ensure you remain connected to your family, friends and teams, to check in with others, embrace new technologies and have fun...

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21

APR

2020

Working From Home - Tip #3

Convergence Partners

Try the Pomodoro technique to help you focus...

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16

APR

2020

The Lockdown Field Guide - Episode 2: Breathe

Via Capability Group

Here is another great animation from the The Lockdown Field Guide series, offering weekly tips and practical strategies to maintain effectiveness and calm through Lockdown. This episode is called "Breathe" and is a timely reminder to practice relaxed breathing to help counter the stress response this uncertainty can cause...

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14

APR

2020

Working From Home - Tip #2

Convergence Partners

Seek out social interaction to stay happy, healthy, productive and sane...

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06

APR

2020

The Lockdown Field Guide - Episode 1: Circle of Influence

Via Capability Group

Our friends at Added Insight have shared with us a newly created animation series called The Lockdown Field Guide - weekly bite-sized bits of practical information to support you while you adapt and roll with whatever is thrown your way during this lockdown period. Enjoy Episode 1: "Circle of Influence"...

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03

APR

2020

What the $12.1b COVID-19 support package means for your business

Via SEEK

COVID-19 NZ Business Continuity Package - here is a good summary of the key points your business needs to be aware of...

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03

APR

2020

Working From Home - Tip #1

Convergence Partners

Structure your day the same way you would in the office, and stick to it...

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25

MAR

2020

Here at Convergence Partners it's still #BAU

Convergence Partners

Whilst our physical offices are closed, we remain available to support you and your business however we can...

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