How to be a better manager

Stephen is a very busy manager in the corporate world.  He cares about his team and his family and friends.  But he’s feeling frustrated at the moment because all he really wants to do is deliver on his KPIs and do a good job.  But he’s constantly held back by a shortage of time, workload and not getting what he needs from his team in terms of productivity and autonomy. He feels like he’s … [Read more...]

Going back to work after stress?

Is this you? Nearly three-quarters of people return to work early when suffering with workplace stress and 16% stay in work after being formally diagnosed with stress.   If you’ve been absent due to stress, did you feel pressured to go back to work because of what your colleagues or your boss might think?  Or were you worried that your work was piling up and the longer you were off the worse it … [Read more...]

10 things you need to know about life

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I’ve been lucky enough to be given many opportunities in my life.  Some of these have been positive, some not so positive; but I have grown from all of them and they have shaped the person I am today. Here are some of the things I’ve learned from life.  Do you recognise any of these from your own experiences? 1.Change is much easier than you think - once you know what you want How can we … [Read more...]