Never Underestimate the Value of Teamwork

The last few days have been more manic than usual in both my personal and professional life. Due to work commitments over the past week, I found myself having to travel around five hours a day to get to and from where I needed to be in order to get my job done. This is…

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Authenticity – Nobody except you can define you for you…

To be authentic is to be genuine, original and real. I have had many interactions where people feel authenticity to self is not an option, given the pressure to be a certain way in our ever-changing world. I, however, believe it more critical than ever before to be your authentic self because of the world…

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Speaking from the Heart

Are you the kind of person who always speaks from your heart? Or, are you the kind of person that prefers to keep your honest thoughts and feelings to yourself? Think about a time when you spoke truthfully about something affecting you at home. Then, think about a time when you needed to speak truthfully…

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Humanity in the Workplace equals Productivity in the Workplace

For any business to succeed, it needs people. The best product, greatest of strategies and most innovative ideas will not achieve any desired outcomes in the absence of a strong organisational culture. Effective organisational cultures place as much value in its people as it does in business. Often though, business comes first, and people are…

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21st Century Thinking – Flourishing in School, Work, and Life

The world we live in feels to me as if it changes daily. We are surrounded by innovation in a digitally connected world that requires new skills and knowledge in order to be successful. “It is change, continuing change, inevitable change, that is the dominant factor in society today. No sensible decision can be made…

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Managing Different and Difficult Personalities in the Workplace

Being responsible for people whether it be in the workplace or at home, can be incredibly challenging. At home, we have a deep affection for the people closest to us which creates a bond that should be unbreakable. In the workplace, however, being responsible for a person with a personality that you find challenging to…

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Take Control: You are in charge of your Wellbeing

In our busy lives, so many of us feel physically and psychologically drained. This is a result of both our personal or professional lives, and let’s be honest, the one directly impacts the other. Often we are so overwhelmed by having to give so much of ourselves that we have no time to just be….

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Having Difficult Conversations – Part 2

If you haven’t yet, please read Part 1 of “Having Difficult Conversations”. Part 2 is about difficult conversations I have had in the workplace. Despite what people might think of you, have the courage to lead difficult conversations that demonstrates you taking ownership, and ultimately taking action to ensure you address the things that negatively…

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