Reducing Zoom Fatigue

“Zoom fatigue” – yet another phrase we would never have said or heard of this time last year! And it would be fair to say that many people are in the “I’m bored of it all now” stage.  2020 has certainly been a masterclass in seeing how mental anxiety and stress increases when we are […]

Leaving Some “Out of Sight, Out of Mind”

Nobody likes to feel left out of a conversation, or that their contribution isn’t valued. Well, I’ve not met someone yet! The phrase “out of sight, out of mind” could become increasingly concerning during this current crisis. Effective leadership and communication will help keep the whole team engaged, motivated and productive, with well-being at the […]

Why Human Nature is Anti Leadership

Can human nature be causing issues in today’s organisations by instinctively being anti leadership? The biggest challenge for leaders of today is the shift in power away from a command and control, carrot and stick management, to an understanding that their focus needs to be on others.  As organisations grow and develop over the next […]

The Leadership Skills Needed for the Demands of 2020

  According to the World Economic Forum’s Future of Jobs Report, even though there will be advances in robotics and AI, it’s the leadership skills around human behaviour that will be even more important to succeed in 2020. Chief Human Resources officers from global companies were asked what they thought the top 10 skills required […]

Postponing Procrastination

Procrastination: on goals, actions, to-do lists, ideas.  The report that needs to be done, presentation to prepare, even fitness targets we want to achieve.  They can start piling up and lead us to feel overwhelmed, which may make us procrastinate even more. Have you been known to decide to start a task, only to immediately […]

Christmas Should Be Fun!

Wouldn’t Christmas be so much nicer if we weren’t so worried about everything?  You’ve got people (possibly who you don’t see very often) staying at your house, you’ve got a huge dinner to cook, the shops are jammed packed with irate people elbowing you out the way, the weather is threatening snow, the children are […]