Do Leaders Need To Look After Their Wellbeing?

A Centre for Mental Health study found that presenteeism from mental ill health alone costs the UK economy £15.1 billion per year, and absenteeism costs £8.4 billion. To combat this,…

Productivity Tips to Restore your Focus

My executive coaching clients often tell me that they want to be more productive. It’s a lofty goal, but what does ‘productive’ really mean? When we talk about productivity we…

5 Steps to Help you Declutter your Mind

Decluttering is big right now. Almost everyone I know has heard of Marie Kondo and her brilliant methods for claiming back some of your physical space in your home. And…

Habits are the key to great leadership

One of the books I frequently recommend to my executive coaching clients is Stephen Covey’s 7 Habits of Highly Effective People. It’s as relevant now as it was on publication…

How to Manage Stress at Work

Stress. It’s a word we hear a lot these days, and for good reason. We live and work in a fast-paced society where we’re constantly connected and constantly contactable. In…

Effective Conflict Management for Leaders

Conflict. It’s something that many of us prefer to avoid, but it can often be unavoidable. It’s a natural, if not always pleasant part of dealing with people. As leaders,…

Significant Emotional Events are Painful

In 2018 I experienced a Significant Emotional Event. It shook me to the core. It disrupted my emotional, mental and physical wellbeing; making me think and behave differently. I know…