All I need is within me

All I need is within me

‘An increase in sick days and an increase on the scale of depressive symptoms were associated with lower odds of being self-sufficient’. (BMC Psychology Study August 2020) You may have heard the affirmation ‘All is within me’.  There are various YouTube videos and...
Changing lives at work

Changing lives at work

Just over 25% say that their manager is being the best of themselves at work. (#beyourselfatwork Global Survey 2020) When you start work each day are you focused on the delivery or the impact that you are making?  Do you realise the opportunity that you have to impact...
Self disruption for growth – got the courage?

Self disruption for growth – got the courage?

We talk about market disruption, but are you ready to disrupt yourself? ‘2021 will be the year of transition. Barring any unexpected catastrophes, individuals, businesses, and society can start to look forward to shaping their futures rather than just grinding through...
Hurrah – scrapping unconscious bias training!

Hurrah – scrapping unconscious bias training!

‘Unconscious bias training” is being scrapped for civil servants in England, with ministers saying it does not work’. (BBC News) ‘The training, intended to tackle patterns of discrimination and prejudice, is used in many workplaces.  The government says there is...
Is 2020 the most stressful year in your history?

Is 2020 the most stressful year in your history?

Three out of four workers have struggled at work due to anxiety caused by Covid-19 (Telus) Each month approximately 409 million people view a Blog, not quite that many read mine yet!  That’s apparently more than 20 billion pages. And part of the reason may be that...
Blaming bad managers…?

Blaming bad managers…?

84 Percent of U.S. workers blame bad managers for creating unnecessary stress. (Business Wire August 2020)   We know from our studies that only 25% of people say that their manager is being the best of themselves at work.  What is getting in your way of being your...