OK, so great leaders lead and don’t manage. About halfway through my career the term ‘leader’ became the hot buzz word in management and companies. They lead but ‘example’, pass the credit to the team for success and accept personal criticism for team failures. Often protecting the team from the slings and arrows coming from […]Read more "Mental Health Awareness in the workplace"
This week is Mental Health Awareness Week which gives many of us interested in the subject the opportunity to talk about this critical issue. But what is mental health and how does it affect us? Recently, I have become much more attuned to everyday things that affect my mental health. While there are many psychologically […]Read more "Mental Health – Time to change your perspective?"
It takes three groups of individuals to make our networking sessions successful. Firstly, a group of professionals prepared to share their knowledge and wisdom on their specialist subjects, secondly attendees prepared to get ‘stuck in’ and learn from everyone there and finally some promises with coffee, teas and snacks. Well what a day we had, […]Read more "What a fantastic response – networking at the Dearne Valley Business Centre"
Since leaving a full time ‘job’ I have attended dozens of networking events. My business coach always say that your network is your net worth. This means that your value can be measured by the number of people who know you. Not the number of people who you know – that’s a very different number. […]Read more "‘Your Network is your Net Worth’ Why networking is valuable"
You may have heard the expression, but what does it mean, how will you have to change your business? To learn more, I attended an excellent presentation yesterday hosted by Brett Riley-Tomlinson of Novus Marketing Solutions. Rumours of fines if you do not comply have certainly focused the mind. So, in summary what did I […]Read more "GDPR – There is no escape"
I have just been reading a wonderful book, written by Dr Nido Qubein who speaks words of wisdom in a truly inspiring way. He talks about how you can and should find fulfilment in yourself; how you can “get anything you want”. Our blockages are often a result of not knowing what we want and […]Read more "What if?"
I don’t get this – 15 days after cheering in the New Year – planning how 2018 is going to be our ‘Best Year Ever’; making resolutions about exercise, weight, work/life balance and setting personal and business goals its suddenly the most ‘depressing day of the year’. What could possibly happen in 15 days – […]Read more "15th January – ‘The Most Depressing Day of the Year’………..Really?"