Your emotions are messages from your inner world. They are advisors helping you navigate the complexity around you. They are neither good nor bad, simply there to focus your attention so you can care for yourself and others. ... just a little something that I believe based on the research into emotions. I’ve been giving... Continue Reading →
Developmental Psychology was one of the subjects I was most looking forward to in my degree. I have always been immensely curious about the changes we experience and how nature vs nurture informs our understanding. As someone with a career in HR and Learning, coaching people through their development, and into the grey space of... Continue Reading →
There are three dilemma's in Developmental Psych which are the source of much debate, but also much research. Le's dive in shall we ... Nature vs Nurture There are multiple different views on this but the first one is that nature dominates. This view proposes that we all have inherent growth tendencies which can be... Continue Reading →
I had one goal when I commenced my career in HR - become the Chief HR Officer of a multinational corporation. That would be the height of success, to lead a team and to lead strategy, to be seen as doing good. About 5 years ago, I recognised that might not be aligned to who... Continue Reading →
You don’t know when breaking point will come. It simmers in the background until one more thing, that very last thing, pushes it to a boiling point. The process of dealing with overwhelm, comes with learning curve.. and the possibility of coming out of it better than where we started.
There have been some days in the last 3 months where I have woken up, and while immensely grateful to be working and be able to work in the safety of my home, all I want to do is keep sleeping. If I go back to bed, then I don’t have to deal with the... Continue Reading →
Personality is deeply complex, and is best studied in motion. When you are interacting with the world and responding to the behaviour of others.
More times than I can count someone has been sent to training, either in my classroom or an on the job experience and within about 20 seconds I have uncovered that they would rather be anywhere else, than here with me doing training.
Can you define your values and do you know how to put them into action? In this post we explore how looking back can help you move forward with values in mind.
A career plan rarely goes to plan. It can feel really disorientating to be so sure of your career path and then find yourself questioning whether this what you really want to spend your time on. I have been there, and I grappled with reconciling this huge investment of my time and education into a particular... Continue Reading →