What does acceptance mean to you? For so many of my 41 years on this planet, I have believed that the outside world dictates how ‘accepted’ I felt: Will I be accepted in this new school by the other pupils? Will I get accepted onto the course based on my sub-optimal A-level grades? Will I […]Read More Acceptance
How easy do you find it to live in the now? Not the past, not the future, the now? As in right now? I, as a person, have experienced a profound, major transformational shift over the past 14 days which I wanted to share with anyone that was interested. My level of consciousness or awareness […]Read More Presence
I was a little amused seeing the above description of connection and how it differed in meaning with North America ! gun problem? …….never! I observed something really interesting (to me!) last week. Whilst travelling into central London on the train last week, the Thameslink train was totally, 100% rammed! Standing room only, hot and […]Read More Connection
I have been becoming increasingly frustrated at the ‘throw -away’ nature for those most human of skills such as communication, listening, collaboration, problem solving, creativity etc under the phrase ‘soft skills.’ I was reminded of this when listening to the most excellent talk between Kelly Swingler and Vicky Holdworth this evening: At a time of […]Read More “Soft Skills” …..It’s time for a mindset shift & refocusing of language
As I am in Chicago on business all week, @hanszures kindly agreed to step in and facilitate discussions and wow, didn’t she do an awesome job. To my utter amazement, Steve Browne commented on a link – https://www.reflektive.com/blog/twitter-hr-leaders/ – that references our #SelfCareWeekly twitter chat is recommended by Reflektive – a very kind gesture and thanks […]Read More #SelfCareWeekly blog – #MentalHealthAwarenessWeek
The 2nd ever #SelfCareWeekly twitter chat took place last night and with the following question from https://twitter.com/WildFigSolns : To build in some extra context, Helen Amery who owns and runs Wild Fig Solutions was recently my first podcast guest to discuss the topics of self awareness and vulnerability and within this came up the theme of #selfcare […]Read More #SelfCareWeekly – What stops you maintaining or building your self-care habits? Main takeaways
DISCLAIMER The following is my own point of view with little evidence or fact (@JoKandola would tell me off!). It is an opinion piece, but one that I am passionately trying to discuss/review Context This will be a short blog, but I wanted to propagate a discussion following that which I joined via #HRHour very […]Read More Strengths-based leadership – Does this make leadership more human?