A video (and some thoughts) on a recent Talks@Google on “Embracing Life: Saving Babies through Design Thinking”, looking at how design thinking (an innovation process) can be used to do something about seemingly insurmountable problems.
So many people don’t realise their potential and this post is part of the UK HR Blog Carnival where a number of bloggers are exploring the theme of ‘When potential comes to fruition’
An overview of the work of Retrak, a charity I’m involved with who work with street children across Africa.
I’m a big fan of having a Manifesto, of having something that makes it really clear what you’re here to do, and how you’re doing it. Inspired by the Holstee Manifesto, I’ve created the Kingfisher Coaching Manifesto.
In dressage, I learned that looking where you want to go is hugely important and I believe that the same principle is important for people, teams, and organisations. Where you look, you go.
Positive Psychology isn’t the same as Positive Thinking (where we try to look on the bright side of everything). I’ve noted some of my learnings from a recent workshop called ‘Positive Psychology in Action’.
Part 3 of a series on Personal Resilience looking at some simple strategies for making sure that you maintain your bounce-back-ability at all times.
Part 2 of a series on Personal Resilience, looking at resilience in terms of ‘bounce-back-ability’ and some warning signs to watch out for.
Part 1 of a series on Personal Resilience: How hard are you working? Is it right for you? Is it sustainable? If you’re consistently working 60 hours each week, you might be achieving less than if you worked 40 hours.
A reflection on my own experiences of redundancy, and of how it opened up a world of opportunities.
On Susan Cain’s book, Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking
Every time I have a Strategic Latte, I come away inspired, refreshed, reminded about why I do what I do and the bigger impact I want to make , full of ideas, and with a plan to overcome any obstacles that have cropped up.