Career Satisfaction – Managing your career

If you counted the number of hours spent working per week, it is likely that we often spend more time devoted to work than anything else in our lives. It’s phenomenal to think that many of us spend more time with people at work than we do with our own families and friends! Of course,…

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Women in Leadership – Are you a people pleaser?

Many women get to the end of the working week and notice that a lot of their time has been focused on other people’s goals and agendas. Often we have the best intentions to focus on our own particular needs and goals, both personally and professionally. Yet, sometimes we reach the end of the working…

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How to avoid workplace burnout

Burnout in the workplace can be very common, in our 24/7 culture it can be easy to feel like we are constantly “on”. Our brains can feel wired all the time and the lines between work and home life can easily blur. To explain what we mean by burnout, we define it as “exhaustion of…

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What is Coaching?

“Tell me and I forget, teach me and I remember, Involve me and I learn” Benjamin Franklin  We have all experienced conversations where the other person is giving us advice. They impart their wisdom and tell you what to do and how to do it. What tends to happen is the listener’s brain switches off…

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10 tips to setting clear boundaries in the workplace

I’d like you to think back over the last few months and recall moments that you have felt annoyed, negative, irritated, tired or resentful. Recall where you were, what was happening and who you were with. It is most likely that during those times one of our boundaries was being stepped over by others or…

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Time management – our most precious skill

 “Time is the most valuable thing a man can spend” – Theophrastus Our lives have become so busy that time management really has become our most precious skill. I read a story of a dying man recently and it struck me that whilst we’re living our day to day lives, we often forget that every…

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Why is self-care so important for Senior Leaders?

Self-care for Senior Leaders – developing positive habits to look after yourself. Quote: “Depending on what they are, our habits will either make us or break us. We become what we repeatedly do” Sean Covey  I have noticed a pertinent theme with the people I work with – so much to do and so little…

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