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Culture, Racism and ‘The Virus’

Culture, Racism and ‘The Virus’

How to Culturally Adapt as a Leader   Covid-19 is draining the colour from India’s spring festivities. Australia’s older vulnerable people fear being trampled shopping for food. Chinese students are wondering if they’ll ever complete their studies around the world. The cruise industries’ bottom line is taking a dive. The virus does not choose between […]

Self and Safety Leadership in the Times of COVID-19

Self and Safety Leadership in the Times of COVID-19

The role of a leader is challenging and lonely at the best of times, however during times of crisis the challenge amplifies as does the sense of isolation. Where do leaders turn to for support in times of crisis? We have a few options available; we can look back to history and see how others […]

10 Practical Steps to Maintain Cyber Security in a Crisis

10 Practical Steps to Maintain Cyber Security in a Crisis

Offices are closing their doors and where possible staff are being asked to work from home creating what will be a paradigm shift. While we know the technologies exist to support this, it opens up a new wave of risks for both businesses and individuals to consider. Before anyone had heard of Covid-19 or the […]

Thinking Strategically for Financial Survival

Thinking Strategically for Financial Survival

COVID-19 has and is unimaginably changing life and the world as we know it.  Everything that we have come to accept as normal in our personal and business lives has been turned upside down.  The uncertainty has created overwhelming fear, panic, hysteria and anxiety.  Many have already lost their jobs with a lot more losses […]

Six Ways to Prepare for an Online Presentation

Six Ways to Prepare for an Online Presentation

I was preparing for two presentations recently. The first was for a group of three in which we discussed a presentation that they were to deliver to a prospective client. The second was to a group of at least 40 who were to listen to me speak about what I am doing to stay relevant […]

How to Avoid Conflict in Times of High Stress?

How to Avoid Conflict in Times of High Stress?

Everyone is trying to come to terms with the fact that life as we know it is changing fast and it is changing on a daily basis. New information is coming out about COVID-19 all the time and nobody really knows what the near future is going to look like. This comes with uncertainty and […]

Showcasing your Customer Experience in Challenging Times

Showcasing your Customer Experience in Challenging Times

Right now, we are living in a chaotic and uncertain world. As we’ve seen in the media and perhaps even personally, times like this bring out the worst in people. We have all witnessed the behaviours of customers in supermarkets and other shops where people are stripping the shelves bare. People are panicking! Some clients […]

7 Tips to Help your Employees Stay Well

7 Tips to Help your Employees Stay Well

As workplaces move to remote working to slow the spread COVID – 19 it’s an opportune time to educate your people on ways to practice self-care and stay connected so all team members can continue to work well during this uncertain time. Here’s 7 tips to help you and your team stay well: Move Movement […]

6 Ways to make a Paradigm Shift in a Coronavirus Threatened World

6 Ways to make a Paradigm Shift in a Coronavirus Threatened World

Years ago, like many of us, I read the great book “The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People” by the late Stephen R Covey and it made a huge impression on me. One of the concepts I found very interesting about the book was the concept of “paradigms” and how to make a “paradigm shift”. […]

Learn MI Effective Approach to Coaching in Sport

Learn MI Effective Approach to Coaching in Sport

See what I did- MI effective approach to coaching? I.e. my coaching! Well no it probably doesn’t work unless you recognise MI as the acronym for motivational interviewing… Motivational interviewing was born out of treating psychological problems and has also more recently, become a frontline approach for helping people change in health and social care […]

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