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Ways on How to Get Out of a Difficult Situation

‘’Light at the end of the tunnel’’

Ways on How to Get Out of a Difficult Situation Sometimes we find ourselves in a ‘low’ or feel like we have been treading water for long periods of time. I know I have experienced both feelings in the past. It is all a mental game. There will always be outside noise and circumstances that

winter is coming

Winter Is Coming

I was a late convert to the juggernaut that was “Game of Thrones”. To be brutally honest, I only binge watched the series so I could join in on some of the conversations in the office but, like everyone, I was soon hooked and became a fan. From season one to the final season, the

How to Build Resilience – A Key to a Changing Work Environment

Resilience is a confidence builder and a vital personal and business tool that can help to overcome workplace and personal change. See some key steps and tips for developing and nurturing resilience for yourself and your team. Among many things in the world, and especially of late, business is forever shifting shape and feel. From

Diversity and Inclusion are More than Just Buzz Words

When we hear the word “diversity” we think of race or maybe culture or perhaps even gender quotas. Of course, when speaking about diversity; ethnicity, race and culture are key aspects. However in saying that, diversity is much broader. Diversity and inclusion are definitely buzz words that I’m sure a lot of us have heard

Cultural change – music from the past to help us in 2022!

“Come gather ‘round people, wherever you roam  And admit that the waters around you have grown…  Don’t criticise what you can’t understand  Your old road is rapidly ageing  Please get out of the new one if you can’t lend a hand  For the times, they are a-changin’  Bob Dylan wrote these lyrics in 1964 and

New Year, New You! How to make your New Year’s resolutions stick!

New Year’s Eve. A magical time of the year when we put the past year behind us and look forward to the endless possibilities of the year to come. When the clock ticks over to the 1st of January and we watch the fireworks light up the sky, we make promises to ourselves that this

…so, you want to become an Astronaut?

An Astronaut, an Engineer, an Architect, a primary school Teacher or Paramedic… what is it that gets you excited to get out of bed in the morning?  With “The Great Resignation” in sight, you can be certain that many people are thinking about taking a leap of faith and changing careers drastically.  But, did you

Internal mobility – A possible solution to fight the current talent shortage and retention challenges

There is absolutely no doubt, it is not only hard to find quality talent in 2021, but retaining talent is also proving a challenge. You only need to speak to any hiring manager, HR professional, recruiter or anyone looking to engage and retain talent, to know it is tough. Job ads are underperforming – the

Strategies to Build Resilience to Manage Stress and Improve Mental Health

Resilience – What is it really? Resilience is determined by a person’s capacity to deal with stressful times and grow as a result. With leaner teams, increased work demands, working from home, social isolation, financial stressors, growing technology dependence, family responsibilities and the work-life balance struggle there is no surprise tactics to effectively manage stress,