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David Ogilvie

Long Spoons, culture and change

The allegory of the long spoons is a parable that shows the difference between heaven and hell. Read how it might just apply to the modern workplace for many of us.

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Resilience coaching
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Louise Scambler

Action Plan: now it’s your turn!

On average it takes around 66 days before a new behaviour becomes automatic.
It’s not easy and it if we don’t continue to develop our self-awareness we can fall back into our old patterns of thinking and behaviours, especially when we feel pressured and stressed.

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Leadership
David Ogilvie

Underlying philosophies of management

Your management philosophy is the reason behind your management style and taking time to work out your philosophy helps you and the people around you understand where you are coming from. Knowing where you are coming from, evening in tough times is a big enabler of resilience

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Jon Watkins

Most positive changes happen because you get involved.

A large part of our personal resilience is based on our ability to problem solve, strengthened by our ability to formulate goals and achieve them. That’s because setting goals is about intention and taking control of more of the things that shape our lives, rather than letting events dictate and determine the outcome for us.

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David Ogilvie

Connecting with people – look to climb down the ladder, not up

In today’s world we are constantly asked to make quick decisions, think on our feet and act fast. Too often we confuse “my truth” with “THE truth” and it’s this that can cause tension, stress and disconnection between people. Follow the steps in this guide and instantly make a difference.

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David Ogilvie

We all get stuck

We all get stuck at some point in our lives and it often happens when we’ve stopped listening to ourselves and what we need. The routine hum drum of modern life; waking up and going to work only to get home, go to bed and do it all again the next day can often leave us feeling uninspired and unmotivated. Feeling the pressures to perform, be at our best and succeed can also make us feel stuck. Hearing yourself saying “I should” or “I have to” are great sign of a need to direct our energy yet feeling a little stuck on the actual direction we are taking.

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Mental health
Emma Ogilvie

Mental Health Awareness Week: Stress and Resilience

In today’s ever-changing world where we are expected to do more with less and be everything to everyone, we need to put proactive measures in place to prevent poor mental health and promote wellbeing by giving people the skills and resources to better manage their own mental health and thrive.

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Jon Watkins

Recognise your strengths and unleash your inner confidence

Focusing on our strengths promotes confidence and the desire to keep improving. We perceive more control over our lives and feel much more capable of identifying situations that would previously have worried us. It even makes us feel excited about the future, all because we can focus on and use our strengths.

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Louise Scambler

Manage Your Energy And Avoid Burnout

Unchecked habits create the conditions for burnout. Managers constantly demanding of their talent create the conditions for burnout. Those talented people pushing themselves constantly to prove their worth create the conditions for burnout and yet a few small changes to our habits can make burnout less likely.

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