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 »
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 »
“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 »
Photo by Jamie Street on Unsplash None of us have a crystal ball that can tell us how to live our lives now to ensure we don’t look back with regret later. That being said, knowing what others have regretted when reaching the end of their lives can be food for thought and a prompt… Read more »
We live in an age where loneliness has been described as a social epidemic with a study by The Co-op and the British Red Cross stating that over 9 million people in the UK across all adult ages – more than the population of London – are either always or often lonely. This isn’t just… Read more »
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?
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 »
Is being a leader and being happy mutually exclusive? I don’t think so. While we hear more and more about working context meaning that we have to manage in ever changing, complex and ambiguous environments, this does not have to mean that our lives as leaders become necessarily difficult and unhappy. As Dr Wayne Dyer… Read more »