Facts not fear – tips for handling the coronavirus

These are unprecedented times and very difficult for us to anticipate. All we can do is stay in touch with the recommended government guidelines and make personal and professional decisions for our own business and teams that enable us to feel we have responded with...

Emotional Intelligence in Business

What is Emotional Intelligence?  Emotional intelligence is a relatively recent development in understanding intelligence and how it manifests in different forms. At one time, the only measure we had was academic ability. IQ (or intelligence quotient), was about your...

Solving people problems in business

Every business experiences problems. These include difficulties when they merge or buy another business. Also, issues with cash flow, and struggles with managing people. Whilst I’m not an expert in business strategy, I find I can help small to medium size enterprise....

What is your relationship with food?

  I was sat in a coffee shop with my mum drinking a coffee and having a panini, when a young slender woman sat down behind us with her two young sons.  The boys asked her why she wasn’t eating anything. She swiftly replied, “mummy’s not hungry, I’ve already had...

It’s 2019, so why is mental health still a workplace taboo?

What’s the problem?   The economic cost of poor mental health in the workplace is between £33bn-£42bn each year· 300,000 people with long-term mental health problems lose their jobs each year.   Recently, businesses have started talking about, and addressing, mental...