I have been battling (with myself!) for some time to collate my thoughts, feelings & passions into an easy to communicate medium and I am hoping that this blog captures that in the first instance. I would greatly appreciate any and all feedback, especially from those who have their own story or thoughts, positive and […]Read More An introduction to the SGEW model of personal & organisational development
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?
The inaugural #SelfCareWeekly chat happened on Tues 24th April 2018. The first question was as follows: The idea for this chat came from a highly engaging and reflective #LearnConnectDo led by Helen Amery https://twitter.com/WildFigSolns & Janice Keyes https://twitter.com/janicekeyes in March of this year (the blog from that event can be found here: https://valuethroughvulnerability.com/2018/03/16/march-2018-learn-connect-do-on-self-care/ What is self-care? […]Read More #SelfCareWeekly – The start of some regular mental downtime for all of us as individuals..??
What is Bullying? According to the Oxford English dictionary: What I find most interesting is the paradox between this definition of a bully being someone that targets people that they perceive to be vulnerable (weak in this context), yet I and so many others right now are talking about the power of being vulnerable i.e. […]Read More Bullying – It has to stop!
Yesterday saw Helens (https://twitter.com/WildFigSolns) first Learn, Connect, Do of 2018 with the excellent support of Janice Keyes (https://twitter.com/janicekeyes) from Mind over Matter Coaching. The event took place in the very cool & funky PKF Cooper Parry East Midlands office https://twitter.com/PKFCooper_Parry who are ranked as one of the top 100 companies to work for, and on face value, […]Read More March 2018 Learn, Connect, Do event on ‘Self care’
Without wanting to disclose too much as everyone needs and I really mean needs, to read this book, I felt compelled to share my thoughts as it has come at the most opportune time for me personally. I was made aware of Nilofer Merchant https://twitter.com/nilofer by the awesome https://twitter.com/PerryTimms a few months ago, however was offered […]Read More “The Power of Onlyness” – Unique book title, next generation thinking
When reviewing and reflecting on my personal learning & development journey over the past 2 years in particular yesterday I was drawn back to the 5 dysfunctions of a team model from Patrick Lencioni. I wanted to share my reflections and seek feedback from anyone that may be interested and thus invite you to reflect […]Read More 5 Dysfunctions of the workplace (but we are on the mend ….)