THE FEEDBACK BOOK.

Have you ever shied away from giving your colleague a constructive feedback on a specific action or behaviour you have observed? Have you ever got embarrassed about offering praise to acknowledge their efforts? Well, I suspect that just like me, you are regularly asking yourself: should I or should I not? No matter how awkward […]

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Keeping Your Brain Healthy.

Healthy diet is super important for keeping our bodies healthy and energised at all times, especially relevant over the coming wintery cold months. But what about our brains? Here are few tricks you can adopt to stay on top of your brain powers. Nourishment – a healthy brain requires a well nourished healthy body. Following […]

LEADERSHIP Decoded.

Leadership – the action of leading a group of people or an organization, or the ability to do this. But what does it mean to be a Leader? On one of my recent trips to The United Arab Emirates, I have come across an interesting description of what makes a good Leader, here it is: L is […]

Coaching Technique: Reframing

This particular reframing technique is useful when my clients are stuck. It enables them to think differently about a situation and gain a new perspective for moving forward. Reframing enhances creative thinking, increases ownership of situation and allows for facing and releasing emotions in a logical and systematic way. Using a piece of paper or […]

Resurrected by Meeting

I recently spoke to one my friends about the inevitable business companion – the meeting. He was complaining about how much time he was wasting every day running from one meeting to the next, and how some of his colleagues were using meetings as a platform for gossiping and moaning. Sounds dreadful, but it doesn’t […]

Because I Said So

“How we went about testing these questions and what we found may astound you. Our planned two-week investigation into the psychology of prison life had to be ended after only six days because of what the situation was doing to the college students who participated. In only a few days, our guards became sadistic and our […]

Women and Men. Different but Equal.

Following on from the International Women’s Day… In the past three weeks, I attended an equal number of events promoting equality at the workplace and advocating the benefits of a more balanced workforce (which by the way is unquestionable). Topics discussed included female entrepreneurial struggles, key gender differences, leveraging women’s strengths, exploitation of female sexuality […]

Thank You Goes A Long Way

Successful CEOs know pretty well that the business’ overall victory vastly depends on a combined effort of every single person working for them. They see their businesses as a well-oiled machines, with each bolt tightly screwed to its place, enabling them to move forward at a most desirable speed. Indubitably, they will be driving through […]

Emails.

It’s Sunday evening when a torrent of emails from your eager colleagues or workaholic boss has been disrupting your leisure time, making you and those around you feeling somehow unnerved. It’s Monday morning and you’re on your way to the office anxiously thinking about all the emails waiting for you to be read and actioned. […]