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In the good old days we’d have extreme periods of change, followed by long periods of calm. A new competitor would arrive on your turf, or a new piece of technology would alter things and everyone would batten down the hatches and pray they’d make it out in one piece.read more >
You work hard, you prioritise your success in business - so why on earth are you not where you want to be yet? So many of the people I speak with believe they are doing everything right, but they don't realise that there are a few, seemingly small things, that they are doing that the real power players do not do. So ask yourself this, are you sabotaging your success?read more >
There is not enough time in the day - fact!
As an event planner you are responsible for executing briefs, expanding your business, being on the ground, creating show stopping ideas...oh and actually doing all the admin that comes along with it.read more >
There is a lot of talk around what our individual 'end goals' are, more and more we are being asked to quantify our happiness levels in order to make sure we are on track towards our idea of the perfect life.read more >
A day in the life of a HR professional is often like a roller coaster ride, it can be stressful, hugely demanding and at the same time incredibly rewarding. One thing you can guarantee is that no one day is the same. One minute they can be dealing with a stressful dismissal and then suddenly they have to think strategically and make a decision that will deeply affect the business. In response to this pressure some HR professionals thrive, while others don’t get anywhere near their potential.read more >
If they aren't in our hands, or in our pockets, they are under our pillows or infront of our faces.
Screen time - we dedicate more of our life to looking at laptops and phones than we do exercising or hanging out with loved ones and it's becoming a very worrying trend. We now have 12 month olds knowing their way around iPads before they learn to count, and when the sun is out valuable play time is being missed.read more >
Technology is taking over the world! No this isn’t some doomsday naysayer trying to convince you that your children are robots – it’s simply fact.
Where we once used to put pen to paper, we now put fingers to keyboard or voice to iphone.
We all know the feeling of having a full on workday where we quietly say to ourselves ‘If I have to deal with one more angry customer, broken bone, cup of coffee today I will scream’.read more >
I speak a lot on the importance of finding the third space to help busy people cope with the crazy transitions life throws at you, but we seem to be missing out on the most important third space of all…sleep!
It is estimated that 60% of people in Western society have some sort of sleep problem. This is a significant issue considering that a poor night sleep can reduce your cognitive function the next day by 30%.
However, a lack of sleep or poor quality sleep may have a bigger impact on us than simply just being tired. Research out of the US has shown that people who have reduced sleep tend to be more overweight than people with a normal sleep pattern.read more >
Agility - the new competitive advantage in peak performance.
As we kick off the new year the pace and ferocity of the finance industry really picks up.
Clients become more stressed and demanding and their exhaustion and frustration is pointed directly at you.read more >