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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Self Awareness to Develop Authenticity

We need to listen to, guide and empower people as whole human beings. Emotional intelligence has been correlated with great leadership in a large body of research over the last 20 plus years. There are many ways we can develop our emotional intelligence and several models have been developed to explain what it is. We […]

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Start a ‘Ta-Da’ List Instead of a ‘To-Do’ List

Do you recognise the feeling at the end of the day that you look at your to do list and it seems to only have gotten longer? It can be really difficult to feel a sense of accomplishment about your workday when it looks like you didn’t achieve anything. Traditional to-do lists, a hallmark of […]

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5 Tips for Team Resilience & Performance

Why is team resilience such an important topic at the moment? Studies have shown that there have been major rises in anxiety and depression since the start of COVID-19. This coupled with the impact on the economy, many people still furloughed, rise in unemployment, it’s becoming clear that mental health is going to be a […]

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