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British Psychologist and Wellbeing Consultant

Why Having A Coaching Culture is Essential

Why Having A Coaching Culture is Essential

We’ll start today’s post by explaining what coaching is, then proceed to look into the benefits it has and the strategies that can be used to implement it successfully. In short, having a ‘coaching culture’ simply means to support employees, so they learn new skills that allow them to enhance their contribution to the business.…
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Why Knowledge Obesity Is An Increasing Problem

Why Knowledge Obesity Is An Increasing Problem

Despite being a relatively new phrase, the concept of ‘knowledge obesity’ has existed for many years – and, as we make our way in 2021, it continues to grow exponentially and become even more of a problem for people, both inside and outside of the workplace. In today’s article, we’re going to look at what…
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The Challenges of Leading Remote Teams

Even before the very first lockdown in March 2020, remote teams were already a common part of working life. However, it wasn’t until the outbreak of COVD-19 and the pandemic that ensued that working beyond the four walls of the office became mandatory for a vast majority of workers across the UK. As a result…
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A Guide To Humanising the Workplace

If there’s one complaint that is increasingly echoing around the workplace, it’s that employees are so busy getting their work done that the workplace environment has lost its human essence – and this was in pre-COVD times. With the onset of mass remote working, this opportunity to rebuild the ‘human essence’ in the workplace has…
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Millennials and the ‘Identity Economy’

It’s safe to say that older generations aren’t too fond of millennials. Over the last few years, there has definitely been an increase in the ‘back and forth’ between those born between 1981 and 1996 (millennials) and their elders from previous generations, with those in the latter camp(s) often describing those in the former as…
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The Dangers of Toxic Positivity

I’m sure at some point in your life you’ve been told that being positive is the way forward and ‘looking on the bright side’ is the best approach to take. The question is, is being positive all the time, regardless of what is happening in our lives, the best route to take?  Well, probably not.…
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I’m Speaking at Lancashire Business Week…

As you can probably tell from the title of this post, I have been selected to speak at Lancashire Business Week.. I was both humbled and proud to have been asked to speak alongside many people who I admire and look up to because of the hard work they do within the county; therefore, it…
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How To Embrace Koselig This Winter

If was to say the word ‘winter’, what would be the first things that would come to mind? Christmas? Snow? The cold? Open fires? Extra jumpers? Winter coats? Staying inside in the warm? Shorter day? Dark evenings? Holidays? Family? Presents? – all things that are synonymous with the coldest season of the year. A time…
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Why You Should Embrace Friluftsliv this Winter

If you’ve never head the phrase Friluftsliv before I’d not at all be surprised. Very few people outside of Scandinavia have heard this term, let alone embraced it on their path to mental and physical wellness. If you are one of the large proportion of people who are no doubt thinking “What is Friluftsliv?”, then don’t worry –…
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Mindful Leadership: Five Characteristics of a Mindful Leader

If you aspire to become a mindful leader and embrace mindful leadership within your team or business, it is essential to begin by asking yourself a series of difficult questions. While these questions might not be the easiest to answer, it is imperative to answer them with honesty and transparency. The questions are as follows:…
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