A COVID19 Story of Compassion and Gratitude

A COVID19 Story of Compassion and Gratitude

In these difficult times so many of us are experiencing during the COVID19 pandemic it is often the kindness of strangers that gives an insight into our human connections. The pressures of responding to the unknown reveals our true values and strength of our relationships.
This is a story of how our social collective, our human generosity and care got my daughter home from London amid the chaos of an emerging pandemic.

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...
Culture Eats Strategy for Breakfast

Culture Eats Strategy for Breakfast

image courtesy of Shutterstock Every organisational values statement I have ever read includes the words respect, integrity and trust. But if you were to ask staff in many organisations, you might find that those words aren’t in their experience of workplace culture....
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...