I am sure that you have noticed how different people react differently to you, even when you genuinely think that you have behaved exactly the same towards two different individuals. It may have been reactions in a meeting, or it may have been in casual conversation, but have you ever noticed how there is a […]Read More
Why the vision, mission and values might be the most important thing you do
Human beings are infinitely complex. Our brains are set up in such a way that we are truly unique and individual – yet there are common denominators if you know where to look for them. I often hear people express their frustration about leading their teams by stating ‘It’s like herding cats’. Well, I happen […]Read More
There is significant research findings that highlight the challenges of today’s workplace. Gallup research conducted in 2012 – which examined 49,928 business or work units and included about 1.4 million employees in 192 organisations, across 49 industries and in 34 countries – makes for worrisome reading (Gallup, 2012). Gallup looked at employee engagement and the […]Read More
What is it about self-awareness?
In the January edition of Harvard Business Review, Tasha Eurich wrote a really interesting article called ‘What Self-Awareness Really Is (and How to Cultivate It)‘. I found the article fascinating and have been thinking about it to the point of digging it back out on the internet and sharing it with people I know. Emotional […]Read More
Humans – Logical beings or emotional?
Have you ever been in a situation where you had all the facts and logically your suggestion was the right way forward? Yet the other person(s) just didn’t want to listen? It might have left you baffled, confused or frustrated – I know that is what happened to me in a similar situation many years […]Read More