Does Your Workplace Culture Make You Smile?

Does Your Workplace Culture Make You Smile?

Not many organisations define their values and service practice succinctly and in a way that captures your imagination. Rembrandt Living has an organisational ethos that is clearly articulated in one word: ‘Gezellij’.  This Dutch word is complex and does not have a...
Reading the Slouch – Part 2

Reading the Slouch – Part 2

When I published ‘Reading the Slouch’ in April this year, I was overwhelmed by the responses I received from my readers. That article explored the subtle tactics in a controlling relationship and introduced Matt and Claire. So many emails saying “Thank you. I know...
Essential Secrets to More Confidence!

Essential Secrets to More Confidence!

Psst: Contrary to popular belief, confidence is not an emotion. I used to think that confidence was feeling cool and sort of, well, unemotional. But confidence is not so much how you feel but how you think about a problem or challenge. Confidence is the skill of...
Small Package, Big Influence

Small Package, Big Influence

This is a remarkable story about how to resolve workplace conflict with mindfulness and empathy. There are many bridges to cross in this challenging relationship: differences in language, culture, gender, education and values. As you read about Jade and Mike’s...
Have I Got a Story for You!

Have I Got a Story for You!

Oh, I have I got a tale for you! Margaret’s story Margaret and I met a cocktail networking event, an awards night for small business. Margaret is bright, sociable and authentically charming. That awkward question “What do you do” led to a fascinating conversation. It...