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 really like learning. If I won the lottery I would blow it all on amazing courses and die very happy. Ha! 😊 OK - I'm sure I wouldn't spend all of my winnings on courses. but, wouldn't it be great to have more time to read, listen and learn more great things about the … Continue reading What can we learn about learning?
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
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It's the season to be merry, but there are other things to consider at this time of year. Like rest. Holidays are a time for family, but don't forget they are also valuable downtime in the darkest time of the year. (At least - that's true in the Northern hemisphere.) It's been cold, damp and … Continue reading Festive fun and a brain break
Giving up is often a really hard thing to do. It's hard to admit defeat and give up on a task or project that you've been working on for a while and heavily invested in it. But, is it still right for you to keep on? Or is it time to stop and move on? … Continue reading Give it up! make a healthy swap
When I practice yoga it's interesting what I leave in my locker: My watch My phone My house keys My shoes My wedding ring All of these things are signficant in different ways. While they are all important, having an hour with no time, no digital communications, no financial stress of property ownership, no pressure … Continue reading What’s in your yoga locker?
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?