In the Workplace

How to Handle Workplace Negativity

How to Handle Workplace Negativity

Persistent negativity is a common problem for many workplaces. It can seriously affect employee morale and really is one of the most damaging things that can happen within an office. If you have experienced negativity in the workplace, you will know that it drains energy, hampers teamwork and creates a toxic environment.     As a manager or human resources…

Self Care Strategies for Leaders

Self Care Strategies for Leaders

When leaders are rundown, exhausted and drained, it impacts their ability to think innovatively and creatively. Ultimately, this trickles down to other members of the team, affecting their work experience and stress levels. The impact that this can have on the business as a whole is huge.   So, in order to take care of their teams and perform at…

How To Make Decisions

How To Make Decisions

Decision making is intrinsically linked to our emotions. They create a physical response to information – and we may not even realise. For example, if you slam on the brakes as a car pulls out right in front of you, you have acted without conscious thought. Our subconscious mind has recognised the danger and translated it into a feeling of…

How To Boost Your Resilience At Work

How To Boost Your Resilience At Work

Recently, I was lucky enough to participate in a webinar with Dr. Sam Collins, the founder and CEO of Aspire. Aspire has been developing the female leaders and role models of the future for the past 16 years. By 2020, they want to have made a difference to one billion women and girls.   The topic of the webinar was ‘Boost Your…

Gratitude Jars Are The Way Forwards

Gratitude Jars Are The Way Forwards

Over the last 18 months I have been supporting students at the University of Liverpool to set up their own businesses and step out into the entrepreneurial world of self-employment. I spend most of my day out and about but my base is in the heart of the campus in the Liverpool Guild of Students.   Ruth, Katie, Lauren, Jo,…