September 25, 2019
As humans why do we have the habit of thinking negatively, about ourselves, the world around us and the future?
Until recently I didn’t know that there are categories of negative thoughts. In this week’s episode, we will explore them.
How many will resonate with you? We will also look at ways to deal with an ANT (Automatic Negative Thought) infestation!
September 18, 2019
Managing change is a core competency for most organisations.
In this week’s episode, I explore why our instinctive response is to resist change, as well as highlighting the early warning signals that indicate that a change initiative in a company is doomed to fail.
September 11, 2019
Like any ‘soft skill’ enhancing your Time Management and Organisational Skills is about progression in a direction.
It’s often the minor adjustments, that can make a big difference. I’m constantly adding new distinctions to my list of Time Management Tips and that’s what I’m exploring in this week’s episode.
September 4, 2019
January is the time of year when the focus is on New Year Resolutions, usually a result of overindulgence at Christmas.
However, for me, September is a better time to focus on goal-setting, perhaps it’s that back-to-school mindset.
In this week’s episode, I share 5 different ways to approach goal-setting, from the traditional to the cutting-edge. I share many powerful questions that will help you focus on what’s really important for you in the months ahead.
August 28, 2019
No one sets out to deliver a poor presentation, everyone does their best.
As a presentation skills coach, I’ve noticed that less than effective presenters tend to fall into 4 traps. In this week’s episode, I explore these 4 common pitfalls and most importantly, how to avoid them.
August 21, 2019
We all have a tendency to take things personally, it is the price we pay for caring. In this week’s episode, I share 7 tips for detaching from stressful situations (or people!).
August 14, 2019
Over the years I’ve encountered the good, bad and ugly when it comes to People Management.
Whilst no one sets out to be a poor people manager, I’ve found skilled managers ask themselves these 5 questions. For me, they are the foundation of effective people management.
August 7, 2019
A workaholic is someone who is addicted to work and who defines themselves by their work.
In this week’s episode, I share some of the common symptoms, (many I have to raise my hand too!) and then 6 ways to counter-balance workaholic tendencies.
July 31, 2019
As forums, meetings can inform and educate, decisions can be made, actions agreed, conflicts resolved and consensus reached. They can also be an incredible waste of time.
Meetings magnify a company culture and they are also where time management and communication skills intersect. In this week’s episode, I share 10 tips to ensure your meetings will always be effective and add value.
July 24, 2019
Something different this week, in that I will be taking you through a future self-meditation.
At minimum, it will be relaxing, a way to resource yourself, but it is also a useful technique for harnessing your inner wisdom.
It is a favourite exercise of mine and one I often share with clients who are seeking clarity on an issue, or who simply want to ignite their dreams.