skills

Making the most of downtime to boost wellbeing when you work on your own

Making the most of downtime to boost wellbeing when you work on your own

Ideas and tips blog. I write about making you - i.e. everyone who runs your own small/micro business - take time off for wellbeing, self development and some social responsibility.

Image from @_imkiran at Unsplash

Mentoring A to Z series blog: reflective practice

Mentoring A to Z series blog: reflective practice

The second in my series of daily blogs for National Mentoring Day on 27th October. A practice share and some ideas on reflective practice in mentoring.

Mentoring A to Z

Mentoring A to Z

As National Mentoring Day approaches, I’ll be offering some daily blogs on mentoring practice sharing, books & articles, skills and tools and more.

Increasing personal confidence - boosting personal resilience

Increasing personal confidence - boosting personal resilience

Increasing personal resilience for some people involves increasing their confidence. My experience as a trainer and coach has revealed more learners want to be more confident than other aspects when it comes to boosting their resilience. Photo by sydney Rae on Unsplash

International Women's Day - stand up and say something

International Women's Day - stand up and say something

On International Women's Day I've picked the theme of 'standing up for yourself' as a relevant topic for work and life, for men and women.  Women stood up for my rights in the past.  I'm responsible for finding the courage to do the same.

Personal resilience at work

Personal resilience at work

Good news! Resilience skills are practical and can be learned.

Holding an effective performance conversation - improving managers' confidence

Holding an effective performance conversation - improving managers' confidence

Recognising the challenges in implementing performance management - helping managers with skills and confidence to hold effective performance conversations.

Copy of Copy of Signing off 2017 with optimism

Copy of Copy of Signing off 2017 with optimism

Reasons not to make new year resolutions. Make goals, take action and  learn to be be optimistic instead.

Get yourself a coach in 2018

Get yourself a coach in 2018

Having a coach has many benefits.  If you want to make a change to your life or career or improve wellbeing and confidence, or find motivation, get a coach in 2018.

Signing off 2017 with optimism

Signing off 2017 with optimism

Reasons not to make new year resolutions. Make goals, take action and  learn to be be optimistic instead.