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Kindness & its consequences

Kindness & its consequences

I feel compelled to write this blog on kindness but I can’t say that I’m sure quite where it’s going to end up. A coachee recently talked to me, in some anguish, about how they’d tried to help someone at work over a number of months and had felt ‘dropped’...
Exhaustion

Exhaustion

  It does feel as if we’re taking part, unwittingly and unwillingly, in the largest psychological experiment in history. Unwittingly … so we may not be fully cognisant of the potential for psychological impact. Unwillingly –  we are not in control of...
Situational

Situational

    If ever there was a test of a leader’s ability to adapt to their circumstances, to prove their ability as a situational leader, then it is now. I was working with a coachee earlier in the week. Yes, some work continues. I find them extremely...
Managing homeworkers

Managing homeworkers

  The topic of the day for many businesses: managing homeworkers. Or leading them? What might be the difference? There are lengthy articles appearing outlining both the practical angles (which technologies to use) and policy considerations. Hmmm…policy. It...
After COVID-19 …

After COVID-19 …

  Once the COVID-19 pandemic is over, and it will be over, there will opportunities radically to change the way we work on a permanent basis. My three questions for any Board of Directors will be: (1) What did we actually lose by not travelling, not flying? There...