About

I’m Reuben Rusk. I connect people with science.

Reuben is a trusted advisor and partner for navigating complex challenges. Drawing on over a decade of research into the science of how individuals, leaders, and teams work best, he offers practical insights that distil complex ideas, saving you the time and effort of doing the research yourself. With a passion for helping people to feel good and function well, Reuben combines strengths in research, analysis, and communication to offer scientifically sound insights in an accessible way. He has become an internationally experienced presenter and recognised expert in well-being science, having earned his PhD in the field from the University of Melbourne. Reuben has worked with a range of organisations within New Zealand and Australia, including Southern Cross, the New Zealand Institute of Wellbeing and Resilience, Holmes Group, and the Pause Breathe Smile Trust.

Organisations I've worked with include...
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Dr. Reuben Rusk is a thought leader who brings years of knowledge, experience, practical wisdom, and fresh thinking to complex everyday challenges. His authentic, empathetic, pragmatic, and systems approach makes him a highly valued and sought-after partner to work with to achieve your goals.

I know about...

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Engagement

Motivating team members in ways that boost wellbeing, rather than burnout.

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Wellbeing

Cultivating mental fitness and flexibility so people feel good and work well.

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Leadership

Developing the personal and relational skills that make leaders great.

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Culture

Building a positive culture that enhances performance and wellbeing.

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Authenticity

Creating the safety for leaders and team members to be themselves and thrive.

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Teamwork

Enabling effective communication,  decision-making, and cooperation.

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Performance

Creating an environment that allows team members to work at their best.

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Change

Creating positive changes in behaviour that last while empowering others.