Sometimes when I’m driving home and “I’m Sorry I Haven’t a Clue” comes on the radio, I drive a little slower just to ensure I don’t get home and have to get out of the car before it finishes. It’s a guilty pleasure I can’t resist. And who ever could, having heard Mr Barry Cryer… Read More Hedonism at its best …
Working with a group of first line managers last week reminded me that good leadership development is as much about learning something new as it is about reaffirming that what you’re already doing is fine. This is especially true of many people I work with who are all so genuinely modest that they sometimes forget to… Read More 10 minutes of me time . . .
Working weekly with a group of people, I always enable a quiet period of reflection at the end of our time together. Sometimes this is only a minute; if we’re lucky (and this feels like a luxury), it’s five. When we each return our thoughts to the room and the group, it usually goes like this:… Read More Just imagine . . .
What opportunity could you take today, tomorrow, to pause your “send” button and really listen to someone who needs your attention? Perhaps ask an insightful question, or show empathy? And when you’ve done it, could you then allow yourself a little “me time” to reflect on how it made you feel, what you achieved, and the… Read More Permanent send . . .