It’s ok to ask

It’s ok to ask

Covid-19 has meant many of my clients’ hopes and expectations of career progression have been sabotaged, at least for now. Appraisals have been postponed, promotions have been delayed, people that were going to be moving on or taking a sabbatical aren’t going anywhere which has caused bottlenecks.

Don’t take the monkey

Don’t take the monkey

May I introduce you to Alex. Alex is a finance manager in a tech company. She’s struggling to keep her head above water at the moment as she fields demands from all directions – her boss, her colleagues, her clients, not to mention her team. Alex has a large team and finds her time constantly hijacked by their queries and requests for help.

Listen to your body

Listen to your body

This morning, I went off-piste. I’ve been feeling groggy all week and today I woke up tired again. However, after I did my usual 20 minute meditation, rather than just going up to my desk as I would usually, I curled up on the sofa with a blanket and closed my eyes. This is Unheard-Of.

Practise possibility

Practise possibility

Last weekend, I was on a creativity course with speaker and coach, Michael Neill. One of the exercises was in pairs and involved one person talking for 10 minutes about something they wanted to create in their life and work whilst the other listened.

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