Weekly Focus 9th July

WEEKLY FOCUS Comfort Zones? Step outside and challenge yourself! Listen here Comfort zones…It’s a well-used expression…but what is the dictionary definition? I found two descriptions… “A situation where one feels safe or at ease” “A settled method of working that...

Weekly Focus 2nd July

WEEKLY FOCUS Teams…  And why they are so important! Listen here We take teams for granted sometimes. For many of us, it’s what we become accustomed to in much of our day to day working environments. Something happened to me recently, which brought home the importance...

Weekly Focus 25th June

WEEKLY FOCUS How do you eat an elephant? In bite sized chunks! Listen here Many things that we do in life can appear daunting. The scale or magnitude of what lies ahead. A student moving to University may feel that obtaining a degree is a big ask and a long way off....

Weekly Focus 18th June

WEEKLY FOCUS We are born lucky… Or are we? Listen here We have all probably heard of the saying “he has the luck of the Irish…or “everything that they touch seems to turn to gold”. The implication of both being that some people are just born lucky, but is that really...

Weekly Focus 11th June

WEEKLY FOCUS Wisdom. And is it the same as knowledge? Listen here An accepted definition of “Wisdom” is the ability to think and act using knowledge, experience, understanding, common sense and insight. Compare that to “Knowledge”. We can define this as facts,...

Weekly Focus 4th June

  WEEKLY FOCUS Self Development It starts with you!! Listen here While there is rightly an expectation within business, that organisations will help to develop their people, ultimately it then rests with the individual. We have never been more blessed with a mass of...

Weekly Focus 28th May

  WEEKLY FOCUS   .Introducing Change in the Workplace The Key Lessons Listen here Change can be unsettling…but change can be exciting! The difference may not just be down to the personality traits of the individual! Naturally some of the workforce will relish and...

Weekly Focus 21st May

  WEEKLY FOCUS Time to welcome your complaints. They can tell you a lot about your business. Listen here It’s a fact that one unhappy customer tells 10 to 15 others about their bad experience. If it’s really bad, they will tell the whole world. For every complaint...

Weekly Focus 14th May

WEEKLY FOCUS Making the seemingly impossible possible. How can that be? Listen here Having watched last week, the incredible comeback by Liverpool FC in beating Barcelona and the comments in the press, it begged the question… “How do you make the seemingly impossible...

Weekly Focus 7th May

  WEEKLY FOCUS To Engage or Disengage That is the question! Listen here Sport has always played a big part in my life. The challenges to test yourself on a personal level both mentally and physically and of course against others. As I have progressed from playing to...