How to show gratitude with your team

It’s well-known that displaying gratitude for your team members’ hard work is a powerful way to increase engagement. But there’s a lot more to gratitude than just saying ‘thanks’. Engagement…

The time I was brave

Bravery and fear Fear is a funny thing. On the one hand, it keeps us safe by ensuring that we avoid dangerous situations. On the other hand, the things we…

How Significant Emotional Events Shake Your World

In everyone’s life there definitely will have been some standout experiences or events that have shaped you. Examples of these Significant Emotional Events are the birth of a child, marriage,…

Is it time to be curious?

Self-growth is about striving to become a better leader through personal growth. This is where you lay out your plan to capitalise on your strengths and work on your weaknesses…

Is it time to prioritise the right things?

Self-management is the ability to hold yourself accountable, prioritise your goals, and take necessary action. It’s very closely linked with self-discipline, and it’s an essential skill. It allows you to…

Is it time to stop self-criticising?

Self-acceptance Most of the leaders I work with have self-criticism down to a fine art. What if I told you that self-acceptance is a more effective way to sharpen your…

As a Leader, Who Inspires You?

It’s a lovely feeling to be inspired. As leaders we talk a lot about being motivated, about being effective, and sometimes we also talk about inspiring others. We talk about…

The Best Advice I’ve Ever Had

What’s the best advice you’ve ever had? The kind of advice that’s made a lasting difference to your life? The kind that you return to regularly, and helps you through…

What I’ve learned in the last 12 months

On the 27th October 2019, I’ll be celebrating Ad Florem’s 4th birthday. I can hardly believe it was a whole 4 years ago when I started my business. It’s been…

Is it time to discover yourself?

Self-discovery The leadership clients I work with are often surprised when I suggest the first step to being a great leader is self-discovery. Aren’t they already themselves? What is there…

Do you know what gives you joy?

When was the last time you felt joyful? As busy leaders, we’re constantly juggling priorities and curating never-ending lists of things to do. What if that to-do list was filled…

Do you feel underappreciated at work? Show gratitude

Feeling underappreciated at work can leave you feeling frustrated and demotivated. When you’re putting in a lot of effort, and you think it’s going unnoticed, you might start to wonder…

How to Find the Real You

Do you ever feel like you’re a vastly different person at work than you are at home? I’m not talking about dressing and behaving in a professional manner. But when…