BURNOUT – A Tale of Two Halves for Leaders

BURNOUT – A Tale of Two Halves for Leaders

Leaders have a duty of care to their employees, which effectively means they must ensure their health, safety and wellbeing, which is predominantly determined by related legislation company policies etc. However, I believe a more important element of this duty of...
The ‘Great Resignation / Reset’ and Motivating Your Employees

The ‘Great Resignation / Reset’ and Motivating Your Employees

The term ‘The Great Resignation’ emanated from the pandemic with between 20-40% of employees in the USA and the UK considering leaving their current jobs.  In a recent survey in Ireland of 1,000 employees, 40% of them strongly agree that their future career lies...
CHOICE – Make Yours Meaningful

CHOICE – Make Yours Meaningful

I would like to share with you a very profound message from the great Edith Eger – you may know of or have read her book ‘The CHOICE’.  In it Edits writes…. ‘Freedom is about CHOICE – about choosing compassion, humour, optimism, intuition, curiosity and...
How to Manage Your Stress Effectively

How to Manage Your Stress Effectively

I am sharing an updated version of my previous article on how to manage stress effectively, because it’s as relevant now, if not more so, than it was a couple of years ago. And so, here in Ireland, practically all Covid19 restrictions have been lifted, quite quickly...
Your Communication Skills Are Central To Your Impact As A Leader

Your Communication Skills Are Central To Your Impact As A Leader

As a leader you rely heavily on your everyday activity of communicating with your employees, and it is an art form. Strong, clear, inspiring and impactful communications are key to your and your team’s success. So how do you rate yourself as an effective communicator?...
The Benefits of Using A Career Mentor

The Benefits of Using A Career Mentor

Whether you are just starting out in your chosen industry, wanting to make a major career change or simply looking to step up on the career ladder, career mentoring is beneficial at any stage in your life. Regardless of whether you want to develop specific skills that...
Burnout – How To Identify Early And Ultimately Recover

Burnout – How To Identify Early And Ultimately Recover

Burnout has become very topical in recent times, and while some say this is sad to see, I think we need to embrace the raising of it as a real issue affecting very many people, in all walks of life.This is not something which can be blamed on the pandemic, it has been...
Five Reasons Why MENTORING is essential to Leadership Development

Five Reasons Why MENTORING is essential to Leadership Development

No matter where you are in your leadership journey, you will benefit from having a mentor. Leadership mentoring is not just for those stepping up from management roles to leadership for the first time – although it will certainly help them. It can also be an...
Great leadership requires self-reflection: these prompts will help

Great leadership requires self-reflection: these prompts will help

Leadership depends on your ability for self-reflection and your appetite for self-development. There are times in our lives when we are naturally prompted to reflect on our actions, behaviours and achievements – often these coincide with the end of another year, a...