Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.
- Helen Keller

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The Cynic's Guide to Goal Setting


It’s that time of year again when people get all excited about the New Year ahead and enthusiastically declare their goals oblivious to the cynical glances of the non-goal-setters who expect that by mid-February everything will be back to normal.  You… Read more

How to banish internal conflict and frustration


You know when you've stood on a edge, those moments that just feel BIG, moments that change your identity, when internal conflict and frustration make way for irreversible growth and you step up to a higher version of yourself. If you enjoy living… Read more

What a year! Reflecting on 2015


As many of us turn our thoughts to annual performance reviews, telling Santa whether we’ve been naughty or good and looking forward to some annual leave, it’s a great time to reflect on the year. The benefits of reflecting on our own lives Typically… Read more

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Burnout – statistics, symptoms and solutions


Work related stress continues to represent a significant ill health condition in the workforce of Great Britain. 2014/15 statistics show 4.26 million working days were lost due to stress (Source: Office of National Statistics).  2014/15 Statistics… Read more

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How to turn knowing into doing to get results


The three most dangerous words in the English language are “I know that”. When we say to ourselves “I know that” it stops us from learning. The only real measure of whether you know something is that you DO what you know. Simple… Read more

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Business in 2022, Implications for HR


“Disruptive innovations are creating new industries and business models, and destroying old ones. New technologies, data analytics and social networks are having a huge impact on how people communicate, collaborate and work. As generations collide,… Read more

Pauses really do refresh (recommended blog)


I really enjoyed this Korn Ferry blog as it pulls together all my favourite development themes into a single list of 'transformative pauses'... damn, I wish I'd written this blog! I've provided a short summary in brackets so you… Read more

Lead Inside the Box (Guest Blog)


You might recall my review of Mike's excellent book "One Piece of Paper"; I'm delighted that Mike Figliuolo has written us a guest blog to tell us about a newly published book he co-authored: Lead Inside the Box: How Smart Leaders… Read more

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Angela designed a series of focus groups to prompt discussion and gather feedback from a variety of stakeholders groups at different levels of the organisational hierarchy. The design step ensured that all the facilitators were aligned on the purpose and key questions to explore.  The discussions were well attended and provided rich insight.  This enabled us to gain approval for a robust and radical redesign to our global talent development programme
- Julie Hawkins, Early Career Development Consultant – Engineering Organisation