Adapting to the new normal

Many of you will be familiar with Elisabeth Kubler-Ross’ change curve and, whilst I have used this model for many years when delivering workshops on change, it is just dawned on me that I am currently experiencing the emotions she talked about in her model. Like...

Enforced working from home – the benefits!

Like many people, I am now confined to working from home due to the Coronavirus outbreak.  These are very scary times for lots of people, and we need to look out for each other. Normally, I spend much of my working time with people – coaching them, running...

The danger of having a job I love!

I recently read an article from Jennifer Moss in the Harvard Business Review talking about the danger of doing a job that you love. Now, this sounds counter intuitive but bear with me.  As Moss identifies, the old quote of ““if you do what you love, you’ll never...

Santa – A Great Leader?

  Those people that know me well, know that I am crazy about Christmas. At any time during the year I can tell you exactly how many sleeps it is until Christmas. So, I thought it was time I wrote a blog that was dedicated to the big man himself, Father Christmas....

Coaching in a Disruptive World

Increasingly over the last few months, I have come across the word “disruptive” being used in an organisational context.  Change is, as we know, inevitable in both our work and home lives, but the idea of being purposefully disruptive is not one that sits...