• Why it’s important to share who you really are?

    Introduction Your identity is who you see yourself as. It can sometimes develop because of what people tell you, you are in words or actions. As a schoolchild I was a survivor fighting the bullies. When I left school, I was a dancer, a clubber. In my twenties a career person. Later a Spouse and […]

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  • 7 Ways to get support for busy Entrepreneurs & Leaders

    Support

    Support Many of you were or are solopreneurs or leaders in organisations where you spend a significant amount of time working alone. As a result, it’s tempting to fall into the trap of feeling you have to figure out everything for yourself. This makes it even more important to get support. What is available? Here […]

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  • We all know what stress is, or do we?

    Stress is the second in our series looking at the causes of burnout. Stress expert Carole Spiers ? Stress, Wellbeing, Organisational Change Speaker Spiers says ‘With the increasing pressure on people at work in a global, competitive and ever-changing world, managing the stress of home and work is fundamental to people’s wellbeing and the performance of our […]

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  • Is Burnout inevitable in today’s hectic world?

    Burnout is fast becoming endemic in the world of business. In a recent survey by the World Health Organisation (WHO), around 30% of employees admitted they had experienced symptoms of burnout at some point. With leaders and senior managers, the figure rose to 50%. So What is Burnout? Burnout has probably been with us as […]

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  • Perfectionism

    Whether you work in an organization or as a solopreneur, perfectionism, the first of our Five barriers to highly effective leadership, is the enemy of both creativity and growth. We’ve all met people who set impossible expectations for themselves. You know who you are! The problem is you are in danger of stifling creativity at […]

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