Posts Tagged: creative potential

5 ways to get your voice heard (for all the right reasons)

It saddens me that so many people with really valuable and useful things to say don’t get heard. And yet their colleagues speak up and speak out with no problem at all – sometimes eloquently and succinctly, at other times…. well you know the rest! It saddens me because when I first became a senior… Read more »

4 ways to throw off the safety blanket of Busyness

Last week I wrote about the safety blanket of Busy-ness.   This week I want to share with you four key things to help you or your teams throw off that safety blanket! I wrote the article for Strategic HR Review a while back and thought it was worth a re-share! I do have permission… Read more »

16 weeks until Christmas – What next?

Depending on how much you love Christmas that heading made you sigh or smile…….. The thing is many of us wait until 1st January to think about how we want our next year to pan out. But imagine if you started now – If there is just ONE thing you would like to be different… Read more »

Are you working too hard?

As the holiday season is upon us I thought it worth reflecting on Bronnie Ware’s poignant book The Top Five Regrets of the Dying.  The number two regret is ‘I wish I hadn’t worked so hard’. It reminds us all, I think, to enjoy our precious downtime this summer – however we choose to spend it…. Read more »

Blue Monday costs £93 billion

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 »

Not Shying Away 2

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! 

Not Shying Away

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 »

The Inner Game of Change*

Last year we at Lynn Scott Coaching  started working with three top teams in different organisations who need to focus on ‘changing the way things are done around here’ for a variety of different commercial reasons. (Some details have been changed for obvious reasons). In each case, change had to start with the top team… Read more »

Creativity – not just for special occasions – Part 2

I hope you enjoyed Jane Adshead Grant’s article on Creativity last week.  Here’s part 2. In last my article, I introduced the idea that creativity is something that we all have and can use, everyday – not just on special occasions. I also suggested why it is important for us to harness this innate capability…. Read more »