The workplace has changed over the last few years and technology has driven much of this change; from how customers make initial contact with businesses to how services and products are delivered. Change can be a good thing, it can be energizing to come up with new ways of working but there can be down-sides[…]
Now that we’ve made the distinction between pressure (which can help motivate us) and stress (which is not good for us), let’s move the discussion on. I’ve read that the part of the week people dread most is Sunday evenings. That twilight zone between weekend and working week. From my own experience too, there were[…]
When you have an open wound the advise is always to apply pressure: not so much that it causes stress but enough to contain the situation. We tend to do this well when we have a cut or grazed knee, we naturally know how much pressure is too much. So why do many of[…]
Whenever I get an opportunity to talk about the importance of building resilience skills to a group of professionals – I take it. It doesn’t matter if I’m speaking to Lawyers, Accountants, Vets or Entrepreneurs, the messages are the same and they are needed more now than ever before. At a time when the pace[…]
In our productivity obsessed culture it’s SO easy to get carried away with work. To spend so much time working that you start feeling guilty when you’re not. Know what I mean? Now don’t get me wrong, I work hard. I really enjoy digging in and getting stuff done. But I play hard too.[…]
The week-end of Friday 7th July was one I had been looking forward to; it was the date we ran our first residential programme. We have many people to thank for their ideas, good wishes and support in bringing that initial idea into a reality.