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Rise

Rise

I rise early and it dawns on me again. Because there are moments, like sleep, when I forget what is happening all around me.As I write 3 billion people across the world have been told to STAY AT HOME.And as I write, I have a new vocabulary; social distancing,...

DO WELL BY ME!

DO WELL BY ME!

Last month I facilitated a workshop for 50 managers and staff about workplace well-being.  We focused on strategies that we can use to help ourselves and others around us, when things go wrong and we experience problems with our mental health. As part of the session I...

#Inspire Me

#Inspire Me

Here’s the transcript of my speech at the ‘Women Mean Business’ Inaugural Event at Shrewsbury High School on 14th November 2019. The aim of the event was to inspire girls and young women, empowering them to make confident decisions about their futures, whatever path...

Time Moves On

Time Moves On

It’s September and so our thoughts naturally turn to getting back into the swing of work after the summer holidays, the beginning of the new school year, starting college or University and the approach of the changing season.September has the momentum of moving us on,...

Multigenerational – it’s a dog’s life?

Multigenerational – it’s a dog’s life?

Recently we acquired a puppy…..and this got me thinking about multigenerational issues. You see, we already had two dogs, Rambo a 12-year-old Shiatzu and Alfie an 8 -year -old Springer Spaniel. These two dogs were settled; they slumbered their days away, eating...

Rock! Paper! Scissors! An Imago HR game changer

Rock! Paper! Scissors! An Imago HR game changer

In the game Rock! Paper! Scissors! each player forms one of three shapes with their hands, using an outstretched arm. Rock (closed fist), paper (a flat hand) and scissors (a V shaped index and middle finger combo). In the simultaneous game there are only two possible...

What’s in the case?

What’s in the case?

Many times, during my long career in HR, I have found myself trying to sort out a tricky workplace situation.It takes time to examine everything from all the different points of view and really gain a deep understanding of the issue, what may have caused it and how it...

Knowing Me, Knowing You – Ah ha!

Knowing Me, Knowing You – Ah ha!

I love to be involved and be amongst people (N.B. I have FOMO: Fear of Missing Out). I like to talk and create new ideas and I am naturally enthusiastic and optimistic. I have a wide circle of friends and plenty of engagements coming up in my diary. I like working in...