Self-care is not the solution to burnout

Self-care is not the solution to burnout

Yoga at lunchtime, work from home, team dinners and drinks, lunch ‘n’ learn sessions, no meetings during lunch, walking meetings. They are all great strategies to create a workplace where people love being at work. It contributes to how people ‘feel’ about their...
I’ve got a new keynote!

I’ve got a new keynote!

It’s so exciting we are in event and conference land again. The in-person ones I mean.  So I’ve designed a new keynote that responds to something we have all been experiencing with each other in the past few years. We are getting less feedback and we are not...
How do you know if you’re in burnout?

How do you know if you’re in burnout?

This is the first in a series of articles about how we can rise above these crazy busy times we find ourselves in. What it is, how we got here, and what to do about it – for ourselves and our workplaces.  Let’s make this super simple to start with. When we are...
I was in hospital last week

I was in hospital last week

I was in hospital last week. I’m all good now. But that’s not what this is all about. When I got to Emergency my symptoms were decreasing by the minute. I was glad I was getting better but now frustrated that I couldn’t show the doctors the symptoms that I was...
What’s the ideal air time ratio in 1on1s?

What’s the ideal air time ratio in 1on1s?

I find it really interesting watching couples when they are out for dinner. Not in a creepy way. Just observing how they connect. How they listen to each other. Whether they seem interested in what each other has to say. How much fun they seem to be having. Ok, so it...