Ever tried? Ever failed? No matter. Try again. Fail again. Fail better
“Ever tried? Ever failed? No matter. Try again. Fail again. Fail better”. This quote by Samuel Beckett, sported as a tattoo on the arm of Tennis great Stan Wawrinka, sets […]
Why most people will never have an Olympic attitude at work
At the time of writing it’s February 2020 and we’re around six months out from the Tokyo Olympics. We should expect a flood of articles on how to get inspired […]
Joining a new team
Teams are everywhere in the world of work. According to Queens University, nearly 3 in 4 people at work rate team work and collaboration as very important. Team working ability […]
Why am I not engaged at work?
If you’re not feeling engaged at work, you’re not alone. That’s from our experience as well as the research which shows that despite all the effort, energy and resources poured […]
Mental health in the workplace
For many people work is seen as an important part of their lives. A large portion of our day is spent at work and it’s estimated that the average person […]
Invest in your interview
Although the modern world of work is changing in many ways, the job interview is something that’s going to remain an important part of most recruitment approaches. Given they’re probably […]
Feedback is a tool
Do you have conversations at work about the importance of feedback? Have there been initiatives to try to create a culture of feedback for your organisation? Do you have a […]
Ask a room of people “hands up if you’ve a desire to improve” and everyone will start to raise their arm. Some will reach high. A desire to improve is a […]
Performance reviews - Essential or a chore?
High performers love performance reviewing. Without reviewing there is no learning, no improvement and no progress. It’s not just an annual exercise and it’s definitely not something you do just […]
Authentic or Inauthentic Leader?
Leaders are constantly told that they must be authentic. When it comes to upholding values, simply giving your feelings and thoughts free rein may be the worst thing you could […]
One third of your life – your biggest performance factor
“Every component of wellness, and countless seams of societal fabric, are being eroded by our costly state of sleep neglect: human and financial alike. So much so that the World […]
Stress Busting (Inspired by Dr Kelly McGonigal)
Have all of your efforts to remove stress worked? Have the thousands of pounds invested in stress management techniques paid off for your company? If you’re serious about stress reduction, […]