As always, I’m taking a break from writing new blogs in August to recharge my batteries (I try to practise what I preach) so over this month I will be sharing four of this year’s most popular blog posts with you. If you haven’t read them yet….here’s your chance! This week it’s: 10 ways to influence… Read more »
Posts Tagged: belief
Just like me I’m sure that every executive coach in the world helps leaders to work on their ‘confidence’ issues in some shape or form. Does that mean that we are naturally supremely confident beings and have ‘all the answers’? No, of course not! At times I’m fearful, vulnerable and worried about making an idiot… Read more »
Thinking In this series on the Six Characteristics of a Resilient Team we have so far looked at the topics of common purpose, team norms, trust and candid conversations . The fourth characteristic of a resilient team is the ability to think resiliently. I wrote about thinking traps last year so I’m not going to repeat myself on that front. But I will say this. The… Read more »
Over the last couple of weeks we’ve been looking at the topic of trust and specifically focusing on what we actually mean by the words trust and trustworthiness. I’m pretty sure that most of us think we are trustworthy. But do others see us as we see ourselves?
Over the next couple of weeks I’m building on the topic of Team Resilience and the 6 Characteristics of Resilient Teams. Last week we introduced the topic of Trust – because in my experience a resilient team has a high level of trust for each other. It’s one of the things that keeps them resilient in tough times…. Read more »
A couple of weeks ago I shared Ann’s story. If you remember, Ann thought she had ‘too much empathy’ and it was creating problems in her business – particularly with one of her long-standing senior team members. She needed to make a difficult decision which, she admits, she had been putting off (sound familiar?) about his… Read more »
Over the last couple of weeks, I‘ve been looking at the topic of empathy and, last week, shared Ann’s story. This prompted lots of discussion and thanks to everyone who got in touch with me personally with thoughts and ideas to help Ann. More on Ann again to follow in the coming weeks. Many of you… Read more »
Blue Monday, the most depressing day of the year was on Monday this week. How blue did you feel?? According to research by the University of Exeter Blue Monday could cost UK businesses as much as £93billion in lost productivity. That’s a staggering figure, isn’t it? In my 20 years working with numerous organisations in… Read more »
Over the last couple of weeks I’ve been sharing the inspiring thinking and wisdom of Dave Perkins This week, continuing with Dave’s theme of Not Shying Away, Dave shares his thoughts about companies he has spoken to about business… and how they are potentially ‘shying away’ – or not! Enjoy!
Last week I shared Dave Perkins’ inspiring thinking about how he wanted 2016 to look for himself and the Nottingham Area board of Young Enterprise UK. This week and next I’m going to be sharing Dave’s great wisdom and humility in ‘Not Shying Away’. His words have given me a great deal of food for thought… Read more »