Tag: Role Modelling

Leading your life and career – learning from footprints

I’ve recently been fortunate to enjoy a holiday on the coast. As I was walking on the beach at low tide, one day I noticed the variety of footprints (and pawprints) forming patterns and tracing the paths that people had taken earlier that day. I started to consider the word footprint and recognised that reflecting… Read more »

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 »

Enabling your team’s creativity

Have you ever been in a meeting where your boss tells all of his/her direct reports that ‘we need more creativity’ and expects that as you walk out of the door there will be an instant change? In these times of efficiency, productivity, streamlining, judgement and busy-ness, our creative selves can get squeezed out. In… Read more »

Forget Resolutions – Choose Revolution!

Do you want more of the same in 2017 or is it time to not only figuratively sweep all of those papers off of your desk but perhaps even throw the desk out of the window too? Have I been on the seasonal sherry you might well ask? Well no, actually. It’s more a result… Read more »

Whose list will you be on?

You may have heard the saying that people come into your life for a reason. The general idea is that there are times in our lives where we interact with someone either professionally or personally and that interaction has a profound effect on us – either because it help us in some way or the… Read more »

How your behaviour as a leader trumps company policy

There’s something about being on holiday that gives you a chance to reflect on things with a little more perspective than usual; not sure if it is the relaxation and ability to forget what time it is or the better sleep or perhaps the general positivity that you feel when relaxing in the fresh air…. Read more »