Posts By: Lynn Scott

Mood hoovers are killing your resilience

Apparently, one of the biggest challenges to our resilience is our co-workers!If you’re surrounded by mood hoovers, drama kings or queens or whiners and whingers you are quite likely to be feeling short of resilience right now. As you can see from the graph above a UK study indicated that ‘managing difficult relationships/politics in the workplace’ is shown… Read more »

Don’t feel guilty

So, 25 days in to the New Year – how are those resolutions holding up? Not working out? Either they don’t have enough emotional importance for you, they’re the wrong resolutions or you’re making excuses (‘not enough time’ and ‘too difficult’ being the most common……) Beating yourself up serves no-one. You’re NOT a failure. Simply… Read more »

35 Questions to help you lead effortlessly

I love a good checklist and I know that you do too. I’ve put this one together to help you and your team get absolutely clear on what’s working and what isn’t – questions about your organisation, questions for your team and for you personally. You can complete the checklist online. Contact me if you’d… Read more »

Don’t Write Your Goals For 2019 (Yet)

I’m always tempted at this time of year to rush headlong into goal setting. But I’ve found it much more powerful to reflect on the previous year first. These questions work for me: Question Number One What were the highlights of 2018 – the things that brought you joy and personal satisfaction? Know what brings… Read more »

Are you at a career crossroad?

That’s it for another year. Your tree’s looking a bit sad and droopy (if it’s still there). Maybe you’re feeling a bit sad and droopy too. Or you’re energised and raring to go feeling shiny and sparkly about the year ahead. Or … you’ve got all these feelings going on at the same time….. you… Read more »

Thank you for being here.

Thank you for being part of my community – for reading my work, commenting, agreeing and disagreeing – and sharing. I really appreciate it. I wish you a joyful and happy Christmas and see you in 2019.

Best read of the year

Maybe I live in a cave and everyone knows about this book, but if you haven’t come across it, ask Santa to drop it down your chimney this Christmas. Compelling, frightening, illuminating and completely mind boggling. And I’m only half way through!

Ever wanted the ground to swallow you up?

The lowest, saddest points of my leadership career were when I felt completely useless – drowning in the detail and floundering like a fish in a shark-infested sea. I couldn’t hold my own; stand up for what I believed was right for our customers (because other louder voices had another agenda) and flapping and waffling… Read more »