Less is More

Less is More

In my early days as a facilitator, I was obsessive in my preparation – turning up to team development sessions with an array of handouts, power point presentations and flip charts. Now I arrive with a few notes on one side of A4.   Why is this? I’ve learnt...
Mindfulness for Organisations

Mindfulness for Organisations

Mindful Leaders create stronger organisations The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) includes Mindful Leadership in their definition of “High Reliability Organisations’. These organisations adhere to the following practices: Bottom-up communication of bad news...
Are you giving enough attention to your staff?

Are you giving enough attention to your staff?

Your staff need your attention – and you probably aren’t giving them enough. According to Dr Geoff MacDonald, a psychologist at the University of Toronto “Attention is one of the most valuable resources in existence for social animals”. He adds that...
New Skills for 2018

New Skills for 2018

As you know, I’m passionate about sharing knowledge and giving leaders, managers and employees skills for life. If you’re considering acquiring new skills during 2018 or updating current ones, then look at the courses I’m running over this year.   Mindfulness for...
Resilience in organisations

Resilience in organisations

Resilience is topical. You’re probably hearing talk about building resilient organisations and having resilient staff. But what does it mean and how can you achieve it?   Resilience: the definition Resilience is how well people can bounce back. How quickly can...