I recently twisted my ankle badly. Well - I actually did it very well, not badly - it's been sprained (technical term) for about eight weeks. I've not had many serious physical injuries, so it's made me think about what I've learned during my recovery so far. Here are some thoughts and reflections. Rest As … Continue reading Injury and lessons in resilience
I've recently visited a number of offices where dogs are allowed in the office. It's a growing trend to have animals at work. They add some fun, a good conversation point and perhaps have a soothing effect on employees. It's great to see employers taking a more relaxed stance to their work environment. I'm guessing … Continue reading Dogs in the office
Sometimes in life and your career you are at Kings-cross station and all you can see is platforms Nine and Ten. Prescribed choices are limited and maybe none of them look like the way you want to proceed. Yet, you know inside that what you really want is something else. It's not an obvious choice … Continue reading Platform nine and three quarters
Several influential people (I have a collection of good ones, who I like to spend time with) have recently mentioned Tim Ferris. So, I did a little research... Tim Ferris is the author of 'The Four hour working week" - a noteworthy book on productivity. He's a coach, an experimenter, a business investor, an author … Continue reading Life hacks and new perspectives
Brexit - what effect is it having on you? As an observer of human beings, have you noticed the stress and division caused by Brexit?. (I sound like an Alien. I am starting to wonder if i am one, stranded on a mad planet, ravaged by a new disease.) Anyway, I have recently witnessed a … Continue reading Beating the stress of Brexit
Learn about trauma and how career change can be traumatic but can also be positive.
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This week I've been thinking about DEATH!! Aaggh!! Not sure why this is so shocking or unusual, it happens to all of us and all our friends and family. Maybe not good to spend all your time thinking about it, but accept its part of life. #deathhappens So my Aunty recently passed on, it was … Continue reading #DEATH and momentum
Well today we're writing about certainty (and uncertainty...its less popular cousin) Sometimes at work there's a black cloud over you when you job changes and it's not clear what's going to happen. How you deal with a job change is as important as the eventual outcome. Uncertainty at work can be very unsettling and will … Continue reading Job change and certainty
How can coaching help innovation and design-thinking orientated teams?