Have you noticed that kids ask questions pretty much non-stop? All the time. Constantly. If you’re a parent, you’ll be very familiar with the Why? Why? Why? You know how it goes, you provide an answer, and back they come with yet another question. Kids are super persistent. They are relentless in the pursuit of … Continue reading Questions are good for your business!
Repeat, repeat – is it a bad thing?
My mother always says, 'Tell me if I've already told you this'. At 84 and blessed to have all her children close by for the first time in many years, it's hard to remember which child has been told what! Mum worries about being seen as a boring old lady if she constantly repeats herself … Continue reading Repeat, repeat – is it a bad thing?
A coach or a mentor?
I suspect that each of us can fondly remember our best coaches and mentors. Why? Because they have shaped our lives and influenced the development of our personalities. We may not have recognised that at the time, but it is easy to look back and recollect them in hindsight. But are coaches and mentors the … Continue reading A coach or a mentor?
Success – what does it mean?
When you hear the word success, what do you immediately think of? Wealth, status or fame? I suppose the most common is the trappings of wealth or recognition from peers, but this is purely external. Success, at least the monetary kind, and happiness do not always go hand in hand. For numerous reasons. Often, individuals … Continue reading Success – what does it mean?
An Interview with a Top Influencer
A/N My interviewee this week is recognised as one of the Top 25 European Office 365 Influencers. Only two women made this list. She is also one of the 4 women recognised in the Global Top 25 Office 365 Influencers. As if that's not enough, she's also been awarded the Microsoft Most Valuable Professional … Continue reading An Interview with a Top Influencer
Interview with a Leadership and Management Development Consultant
A/N - this weeks interviewee is another strong woman who loves her job. Tell us a little about your career and how you ended up where you are today. I started off working as a cashier in a bank when I first left school. I knew I wanted to be a teacher or work in … Continue reading Interview with a Leadership and Management Development Consultant
Being True to Yourself Series – Part 3. Right – wrong: is it a matter of perspective?
A/N - I' m delighted to have Bob McInnis as my very first guest blogger. Right – wrong: is it a matter of perspective? While I believe there are some absolutes, I am less certain about a lot of things. I read voraciously, listen attentively, think deeply, reflect and synthesize. The condensed product bears a … Continue reading Being True to Yourself Series – Part 3. Right – wrong: is it a matter of perspective?
INFLUENCERS IN OUR LIFE – FIRST JOB
I've just read an article on LinkedIn "To get a job, write your story instead of your resume" which prompted me to reflect on the jobs in my life journey to date that influenced how I respond and view situations today. My very first job was at the Masons Arms in school holidays. The pub … Continue reading INFLUENCERS IN OUR LIFE – FIRST JOB