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.
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 →
There is this hurdle that managers face when wanting to grow their career and it’s this little thing called training and development. I've been part of many conversations with task orientated operators who are exceptional trainers, however their lack of people development skills have resulted in being passed over for a promotion. In these conversations... Continue Reading →
It's said that every time you recall something you change the memory. So in fact our memories are never an accurate reflection of what happened, precisely. They a version of our truth, but not the ultimate truth. It becomes the story that we tell ourselves; not the reality to which we have experienced. But the... Continue Reading →
I think it’s a good process to challenge your assumptions about what you believe. I believe that if we create better workplaces, with more understanding and empathetic people, then we can shape better communities and a better world. People go to work, have a terrible day and come back and redirect that anger at their... Continue Reading →
I recently heard this statement at a leadership course I went to - click here if you want to know what course I attended, highly recommend. Why should anyone be led by you? ....when you say it like that.. Brings it back into context that leadership isn't about you. Well that's what I believe anyway.... Continue Reading →