Time for reflection

August can be a great chance to refresh and reenergise. Whether you are taking holiday, working through or taking a staycation, building regular moments of reflection, i.e. thinking time, is invaluable and yet is often an overlooked item in our ever-increasing busy diaries. When was the last time you took some time to stop, think…

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12 tips to develop leadership skills for new managers

“What got you here won’t get you there” Marshall Goldsmith  In my work with new and emerging leaders it is imperative that we quickly focus on developing a successful and authentic leadership approach.  As a newly appointed leader, we face a challenge to deliver through others whilst learning the leadership skills and expectations in the…

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The Dance of Change

I seem to have had change after change happening. A new website, a new facebook page, new clients, new volunteering role, new study topics, all of which I have actively been looking for and wanting, all of which comes on top of my “usual” life. And I was pondering the other day why I have…

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Silence is Golden – the power of listening

Most of us are very good at talking. Most of us are extremely good at giving advice. I wonder if most of us though, are not so good at just being with silence? Often when I am on the train I observe those around me having conversations. And in the workplace too. I notice that…

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