How big is your handbag?

How big is your handbag?

This is not a post about fashion because I am not the type to change handbags every season, but bear with me. A couple of years ago I bought a new handbag. It’s sort of squashy, and made in dark brown leather; It’s got one big button on it so you can fasten it shut...

Essential leadership skills: Empathy

I read a great article today on three different types of empathy  and why empathy is a leadership skill worth developing: you can read the full article here It brought to mind a training I developed a few years ago for volunteer telephone help desk workers. As a...

What are you worth?

“The price of anything is the amount of life you exchange for it” ~ Henry David Thoreau I have met many wonderful people in my sessions. Each person is individual, they bring different dilemma’s to the meeting, but many are working very hard to...
Empower yourself – create a space to work!

Empower yourself – create a space to work!

I introduced free focus sessions in July, and I have met some wonderful people. Everyone I met was different, and had different dreams, but one common theme occurred, that I think deserves studying more deeply. Many people felt that they had a chronic lack of time to...
Are you driven by Guilt?

Are you driven by Guilt?

I read a very interesting article recently about guilt and how it can improve your performance at work. You can click on the title to read the full article Why feeling guilty may make you a better boss – By William Kremer BBC World Service I found the article...