September Restarts

September Restarts

The beginning of September is one of my favourite times of the year… and for me has always held a particular significance. Isn’t it something deep in our psyche about this time of year that makes us ready for a “new start”, a new term, perhaps a new harvest… with...
Soft Skills for Hard Times

Soft Skills for Hard Times

Leading Out of Lockdown – Soft Skills for Hard Times One of the most incredible misnomers in business is the use of the term “soft skills” to describe such issues as goal setting, thinking, sales, communication, and time effectiveness. It is these skills that...
The Procrastination Pandemic!

The Procrastination Pandemic!

I’m declaring it official. It’s a pandemic. It cripples lives and businesses. The problem of procrastination is something which many people suffer from, to a greater or lesser extent. So how do you recognise the signs of Procrastination, and what is the antidote?...
Having a Half-Time Team Talk

Having a Half-Time Team Talk

In the challenging game of 2020, as we reach the mid-year point, how is yours going so far? • a stretching soaring success? • an incremental increase on last year? • a so-so, normal, not bad, life/business-as-usual kind of year? Nothing worse, I hope! Whether you are...
Creating Significance

Creating Significance

One of the main drivers for you, and any person, is a sense that you are making a difference, a sense that what you are doing and being, on a moment by moment basis, is significant. Significance can be a huge motive for action (Motivation) and will ensure that you can...
All Change…?

All Change…?

It’s probably the time of year. A time when people want to make changes… sometimes huge changes. Sometimes changes in life, sometimes changes in career, sometimes changes of habits. Having had time to think about ‘our lot’ over the festive...