4 tips on getting over a negative work situation

Everyone has faced / will face many hurdles and challenges in life – work, home, love life. It’s part of growing up, and becoming who we are.  Dealing with work challenges can be really tough, as we often feel the need to hide our true feeling as we work through the change.  Having recently faced… Continue reading 4 tips on getting over a negative work situation

Are you challenging you people enough – or too much?

I believe that my people are capable of ANYTHING.  No, really, I genuinely  see no limitations to their potential.  It took me years to feel so confident in the team I work with, and I feel proud to be in this head space.  When you believe in your people; you trust them, and their decisions;… Continue reading Are you challenging you people enough – or too much?

How to make a workshop really work

We’ve recently been through a really busy period at work – it’s a time when it’s all hands to the pump to get the job done; requiring lots of planning, flexibility, team commitment and thinking on your feet.  It’s very easy after such a busy period to sit back and sigh with relief.  But whilst… Continue reading How to make a workshop really work

6 tips to get your strategy back on track

Many of us will be in the process of carrying out quarterly reviews, checking budgets and revenue progress and making sure we are on track for delivering our 2017 goals and objectives.  At this point in the year, it’s also a great time to check back on your bigger plans, strategy and vision and make… Continue reading 6 tips to get your strategy back on track

5 tips on handling tense work situations

We all have good days and we all have bad days.  Some people are naturally calm, others fly into a rage, whilst others bottle up their frustration.  Despite being amazing at what we do, we are all human, and there are times when our emotions get the better of us.  Like most of us, I’m… Continue reading 5 tips on handling tense work situations

4 lessons to stay focused on the end goal

Over the past 3 months, my husband and I have been living like students – cramped conditions, minimal furniture, washing up in the bathroom sink, microwave meals for dinner.  And bizarrely enough, this has been through choice.  You might be wondering why in the world we’ve been enduring this rather “retro” lifestyle (or for those… Continue reading 4 lessons to stay focused on the end goal

Let’s talk about race

The other day, I joined an excellent lunchtime session at work, entitled, “Let’s Talk About Race.”  the point of this session was to address one of the last taboos in the workplace, to feel at ease about acknowledging that within any business, people come from many different backgrounds, ethnicities, countries and religions.  In most cities,… Continue reading Let’s talk about race