To anyone with Irish connections, this can be an emotive statement – reminiscent of a parent complaining when you come in from play covered in dirt, or getting home late from a night out somewhat the worse for wear. “Would you look at the state of you?!” But there’s another aspect of “the state of … Continue reading Look at The State of You￼
Many professionals today are completely overwhelmed with work, and in their willingness to please or desire to avoid conflict, when presented with yet another work request, they ‘give in’ and resentfully add it to their already overflowing in-tray. The root cause of this is usually under-resourced teams who can’t recruit the staff they want or … Continue reading No is a Complete Sentence
Last month, I shared some ways to think differently about how you can best set goals by doing it your way – we’re all different, so following what someone else is doing may not be the best approach for you. Today, I’ll share four possible ways to tap into your creativity and think about your … Continue reading Zoom Out to Focus In
As a new year begins, you’ll probably be thinking about all the things you want to change or get completed. You tell yourself, ‘this time will be different, I’m going to knock all my achievements out the park!’ but come December you’re rolling your eyes at finding yourself in pretty much the exact same situation … Continue reading You can goal your own way
The 'new norm' of home-working has left so many of us working more than ever. The boundaries have become blurred. So here I explore ways we can rest and recharge environmentally to avoid burn-out which can come with the inability of being able to fully switch off.
Where are your boundaries ? Are you finding them challenging or disrupted at the moment?
How do we acknowledge the impact of this crisis and prepare for the marathon ahead of us
Late last year I was delighted to start delivering an innovative talent development programme for a multinational technology company here in Ireland. This initiative was to prepare their workforce for digital transformation in the near future, which would demand new technical skills but also social capital skills, including communication, critical thinking, team working and emotional … Continue reading Transformation gone viral #covid19
I'm starting a Leader Coaching programme with a new client in January and after our initial conversation I said I'd give her some questions to consider about what she wants to get from her programme, areas she wants to build, develop or change in relation to her work, performance and impact ... Here are the … Continue reading 2020 Questions for Impact
What's your #2020vision for yourself and your team ? It's that time of year again, to reflect and take stock of what’s been happening through the year and start to turn attention to our plans for 2020. The particular year – twenty-twenty- got me thinking about vision and looking at the big picture – for … Continue reading #2020vision for your Team