The view from an open mind is breath taking

Our ideas and positions about particular issues are developed through our past experiences and knowledge. Though carefully considered and relevant at the time they were set, these views can become blocks. We need to be careful that we don’t become confined by views we have about ourselves, our staff or the world around us.  I[…]

Feeling all bottled up – why not talk it out

One of the biggest pitfalls for managers and as I’ve learnt over the past few years, anyone who is self-employed – is isolation. Where we are responsible for managing people or projects we often expect ourselves to have all the answers. We may stay all bottled up because of a need to create an impression[…]