On a recent morning walk, my reflection time, I was contemplating my coaching practice and how I could be helping more people in this current situation, when I had an “aha” moment. In my coaching I help people to identify and work towards achieving some big goals (usually two work and one personal goal) over … Read More
Maintaining good mental health during COVID-19
I wrote a blog a couple of years ago about the 8 things to do to optimise mental performance. The thing is they’re not only important when it comes to optimising the performance of your brain but are the keystones to maintaining good mental health in general. For many people, as we are living in … Read More
Have you had to stand down (furlough) employees due to COVID-19? Don’t let them become your forgotten people.
Over the past couple of months, as the world adjusts to a new way of working, I’ve seen plenty of articles and webinars for managers on how to lead and manage a workforce that is now working from home. Great advice on how to keep teams motivated, engaged, healthy and productive. I think this is … Read More
When everything feels uncertain and out of control, redirect your focus.
Attending an industry webinar on mental health during the week I was reminded of Stephen Covey’s Circle of Influence and the premise that there are two areas (circles) we can focus our thoughts and efforts on, those of concern and within that, a smaller circle of influence. Many of us spend a lot of our … Read More