Learning from bees and starlings: Introducing TeamFlow

Have you ever looked up at the sky at dusk and witnessed a murmuration of starlings? It’s a breathtaking, awe-inspiring sight: a whirling mass of thousands of birds wheeling, darting and swooping in unison. As a collective they just seem to know – seamlessly, effortlessly and joyfully – where to go and what to do. […]

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Self Management To Be A Role Model

People look to their leaders and managers more in times of uncertainty for guidance and an example of how to respond to challenges and opportunities that arise. So if we as leaders are asking others about their performance and wellbeing, we need to demonstrate that it is something we care about through our everyday actions. […]

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Flowing through powerful communication

Whatever sector and role you are in, the last year has been a tough one for everyone, both professionally and personally. Teams have been challenged like never before, whether having to start working together entirely remotely or being thrown into unprecedented, frantically busy circumstances on the frontline. With the health crisis of the pandemic turning […]

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Finding team flow through team motivators

The concept of purpose is having a moment right now. From new RBS CEO Alison Rose announcing her plan to build a purpose-led bank to Danone CEO Emmanuel Faber publicly committing to a goal of getting the food multinational certified as a B Corp (a business that balances profit and purpose), you can’t move for […]

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On Track

Staying on track as a team is critical to achievement of overall outcomes and requires regular monitoring. However this monitoring needs to go beyond simply checking our to do lists, but to the heart of managing our energy towards our work and continually reassessing and reviewing realistic team goals and outcomes. Checking in with ourselves […]

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Relationship Management as Human Connectors

Relationships affect our entire lives as human beings and hence there are so many ways to improve relationships in and out of work.  In humanising work we need to recognise that it is not only those relationships at work that affect how we are as leaders, how we perform and our overall wellbeing.  It is […]

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Human Connection

Due to the pandemic, almost everyone has had to adapt to a new way of working. This presents significant challenges for us as individuals, teams and organisations. Working remotely can have it’s benefits, but also risks the loss of human connection and lack of opportunity to build high-quality relationships. It’s important for us to consider […]

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The power of coaching for our wellbeing

What is wellbeing coaching? There are many different forms of coaching available, either through work or in our personal lives. This incudes executive, business, life, career and group coaching. You may be familiar with some if not all of these, and you may have experienced them personally. Wellbeing coaching is also one of the options […]

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Mental Health Awareness Week: What can we do to support our mental health as we continue to navigate the pandemic?

What comes to mind when you think about the mental health impact of COVID-19? Likely, you will reflect on the negative impact that the pandemic has had on the wellbeing of millions, if not billions, of people around the world. This is only natural given our negativity bias as human beings, and although it’s important […]

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Humanising the Return to Work

As we slowly emerge from lockdown, it’s important to explore how we can support people in their return to a hybrid human world of work. Currently 9 in 10 leaders across Western Europe believe hybrid working is here to stay (Microsoft). At the same time, 45% of teams report feeling less connected during COVID and […]

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What can we do to help people flourish and thrive, as we start to look ahead, beyond the pandemic?

What comes to mind when you think about the wellbeing impact of COVID-19? Likely, you will reflect on the negative impact that the pandemic has had on the wellbeing of millions, if not billions, of people around the world. This is only natural given our negative bias as human beings, and although it’s important that […]

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Other Awareness to Become Stewards

Once we have spent time developing our self awareness, this is a great platform to fully understand others around us at work and beyond.  Stewardship is a concept that Peter Block wrote eloquently about: it means giving people at the bottom and the boundaries of the organisation choice over how to serve a customer, a […]

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