Category: Graduates

How to have a nourishing performance conversation

  Tis the season .. for annual performance reviews. Are you the kind of person who gets anxious leading up to going in for your own annual performance review? Or perhaps you are a manager who wants to find a better way to make the most of your time with your team member at this… Read more »

The Alchemy of Successful Relationships

Photo by Sharon McCutcheon on Unsplash This month it was my Mum and Dad’s 59th Wedding Anniversary. I am hugely proud of them both and the way in which their relationship has stood the test of time and the challenges that life throws at us all. As I looked through their wedding album with them… Read more »

Feel you have to keep proving yourself? There is another way.

“You alone are enough. You have nothing to prove to anybody.” So said Maya Angelou, American author, actress, screenwriter, dancer, poet and civil rights activist. So why is it that many of us feel we have to keep proving ourselves and cannot believe that we are enough, particularly women it seems? Why instead is there… Read more »

Do you know how to be successful? It might not be how you think…

In recent months, I’m seeing some patterns with my coaching clients – intelligent, driven, responsible leaders who have worked hard for a long time, find themselves increasingly needing to do more with less time and resources in ever changing, complex environments. In addition, most have challenges that cause tension for them in how to best… Read more »

Sleeping your way to productivity.. and good health

How much sleep do you get a night? Is it something you are aware of? It seems more and more of us are becoming aware of our sleep patterns as we recognise the impact of sleep on our daily lives. If this is not something you’ve thought much about and you want to give yourself… Read more »

The Pressure-Stress Balancing Act and how to manage it

Have you ever found yourself wondering how you suddenly became so stressed when only recently you were enjoying high performance? What causes stress and what small things can we do each and every day to keep our balance? 

Tapping into your emotional detective

Photo Credit: Voyagerix As we say goodbye to one year and hello to another, I find myself thinking about feelings and emotions. I can’t help notice the irony of that sentence as all too often we hide behind thinking instead of connecting to feelings. Why might this be something you could benefit from considering at… Read more »

Investing in your Mental Wellbeing – a leadership imperative

Credit: lesly-juarez unsplash.com What’s on your ‘to do’ list this week? Revisit the strategy? Review your budget actuals against planned? Develop your people? How about strengthen your mental wellbeing? Not that last one? Mmm, that could be the most important of the lot. Why focus on mental wellbeing? According to the charity Mind, Approximately 1 in… Read more »

Developing good learning habits to fast track your growth

Credit: leoleobobeo on Pixabay Being successful at work and in your career is dependent on a number of factors. One of those is your ability and willingness to learn and grow. Taking a proactive approach to learning is a sure fire way to give yourself a better chance of success. Learning is not just about… Read more »