Resources and Insights

Find a wealth of resouces here, from a check list to help you prepare to give feedback at work to articles to help you think differently about your work relationships and how you can navigate your work (and non-work!) life…

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Would you like some Space to Think?

Are you craving space to think?‌ Have you had a busy year? I have and here’s why: Over Christmas a […]

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5 ways to boost confidence in a hybrid world

Two really lazy things I have, on occasion, heard from the mouths of leaders: I dislike these as throwaway statements […]

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What often happens when you address poor performance…

Have you ever summoned up the courage to broach an issue with a team member’s behaviour, or performance, only to […]

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Act like a director (whether you are one or not!)

I’ve been having lots of conversations recently with clients who are newly in director roles or interviewing for posts at […]

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When being a manager drove me to tears…

Many years ago, on a December Thursday at 8:30am I was sitting in a Café Nero for a pre-work coffee […]

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How easily do you accept praise?

Oh that’s very generous of you It was nothing – don’t worry about it Oh you’re too kind If you’ve […]

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How & when to hire a coach

Every year I do a guest lecture at Sheffield University Business School as part of their postgraduate HR course. Actually […]

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Three tools to empower you in troubling times

I’m writing this after a couple of days of increasingly upsetting headlines, because there’s nothing to trigger our feelings of […]

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Lessons from a pre-pandemic move to hybrid working

Back in 2013 the organisation I worked for moved offices. It was a smaller space, with fewer desks. The thinking […]

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