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...

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Have you left a bad boss?

Have you left a bad boss?

84% of people blame bad managers for creating unnecessary stress. (Business Wire) 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 best at work? In my experience...

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Need some behavioural training?

Need some behavioural training?

Purchasing Priorities, Heads Of Learning & Development, 2021. 40% chose behavioural training, the third greatest priority… How is your behaviour at work?  Do you have times when you regret your responses.  Do others frustrate you with their approaches?  Research...

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The secret to removing your self-doubt.

The secret to removing your self-doubt.

92% of people say that they often have times when they doubt themselves at work. (April 2021, Courageous Success Study of 450 people) It’s not just you!  What is your personal stimulus plan for the other side of Covid 19? I asked this question last Summer as the UK...

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Turning your stresses into your strengths!

Turning your stresses into your strengths!

80% of workers feel stress on the job, nearly half say they need help in learning how to manage stress and 42% say their co-workers need such help. Stress.org Our reactions to stress form our habitual behaviours.  Most of us push stresses away, procrastinate and make...

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Use your diversity!

Use your diversity!

‘22% of employees feel that other team members would judge others for being different’. (CIPD UK Working Lives survey) We all tend to want to fit in and be liked, and so we can mould ourselves to fit a relationship, a team, a company.  This is the Chameleon Effect. ...

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Kindness as a force for good at work?

Kindness as a force for good at work?

‘Being kind in the workplace creates a ripple effect. It impacts the general level of positivity, boosts your mood and it's contagious as the good feelings it promotes make people likely to 'pay it forward. Plus, it's officially good for your health! ... This helps to...

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Resentment of the 95-hour week!

Resentment of the 95-hour week!

‘Nearly 90% of workers say their work-life balance is getting worse’. (Harvard Business Review of 1,500 people across 46 countries). Are you tired, exhausted, working hard?  Would you say that your work-life balance is getting worse? In a fascinating exposure of...

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Challenge your imposter!

Challenge your imposter!

Only a quarter of people fully accept a compliment. (#beyourselfatwork 2020 global study Courageous Success) This week I have heard or read the classic share of ‘putting your oxygen mask on first’ 6 times.  I actually find it quite annoying because it’s so outdated. ...

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Acting like a pet owner at work!

Acting like a pet owner at work!

99% Agree that being authentic and being yourself feels good. (Courageous Success Research 2021) Being authentic and being yourself is inspiring to others, in delivery research last month, 95% of over 350 people agreed.  Yes! With so many of us still conforming to the...

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Relying on being valued at work?

Relying on being valued at work?

‘Self-reliance, self-trust, and individualism, amongst other things, are ways that we can avoid the conformity imposed upon us. Or, that we quite frequently impose upon ourselves’. (‘Self-Reliance’ 1841 essay from US philosopher Ralph Waldo Emerson) In our...

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Bounce time – post Covid 19!

Bounce time – post Covid 19!

The most popular blog of 2020 - are you using the shock of Covid-19 to unleash your raw ambition - if you haven't yet then now is the time! What’s your personal stimulus plan for the other side of Covid 19?     Energy. Care. Ambition. Three powerful tools in...

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