How do you shift your team from exhaustion to the dream team?

Uncertainty is debilitating so how do you create powerful mental resilience?

A recent Work-Life Balance Training I hosted recently brought this question sharply and painfully into focus: “How do team leaders shift their teams from exhaustion to the dream team?” One of the team managers in the session had recently taken on a new managerial role and was keen to prove that they were capable of, and up […]

Top tips to improve your teams’ wellbeing with successful hybrid meetings

Improve wellbeing successful hybrid meetings

Team meetings are a great way to get together, however, online team meetings have become exhausting, with commentators noting symptoms like eye fatigue, online exhaustion, zoom burnout, lack of real connection, biases, stilted conversations and often meetings running into another. This article will outline the best 6 top tips to guide a hybrid meeting that […]

The 3 steps your organisation can take to improve your teams’​ mental wellbeing?

As the team leader in your business, what wellbeing issues are you noticing within your teams? Perhaps employees are raising concerns about ‘zooming out’ because they have too many meetings online, or team members are more agitated because of the pandemic and displaying unhelpful behaviours which are creating discord and issues within the business which […]

What does Wellbeing Strategy look like in a hybrid environment?

What does a Wellbeing Strategy look like?

This article will outline the basics of a Resilient Wellbeing Strategy that will help as workloads have changed and increased since the pandemic and as we work in a more hybrid way. After speaking to many HR and business leaders I am only too aware personally that the fallout from the pandemic has left many […]

What effect has hybrid working had on your teams’ mental wellbeing?

What effect has hybrid working had on your teams mental wellbeing?

Over the last few months, in conversation with wellbeing teams, I have noticed more HR managers and key personnel reporting emotional exhaustion. These HR professionals are often the most caring of professionals have been navigating the changes required by the pandemic over the last two years, as well as dealing with the increased problems and […]

How to avoid the most common problems with hybrid working

issues of Hybrid Working

Has your organisation found hybrid working difficult? Organising the logistics of hybrid working is hard enough, but dealing with employees expectations can make this task even harder. I’ve been working with a number of organisations that have managed the switch to permanent hybrid working a little easier. This article will outline some of the tips […]

How will hybrid working benefit both employees and your organisation?

Hybrid working is now considered to be the new ‘norm’. Hybrid working simply means that organisations are offering greater flexibility in both working hours and working venues, allowing employees the flexibility to work either from home, the office or another location that works well. This blog will outline how flexible working will encourage staff loyalty […]

How can leaders bring teams together in a hybrid work environment?

If you are reading this as a team leader or a HR manager, it is a real struggle ordinarily to bring your team together but adding in the new hybrid working becomes a lot more difficult. You and your organisation may be struggling with collaboration across the hybrid workspace or you may be to do […]

The 6 leadership skills that are essential for hybrid working

What are the leadership skills required for Hybrid Working

After nearly 2 years of the pandemic, organisations have had varying approaches to hybrid working. Whilst some organisations have a more prescriptive style of management, other organisations have a more relaxed ‘coaching’ management style. In conversations with HR leaders and team leaders, I have noted the key management skills that have assisted with this transition. […]

3 reasons why companies shouldn’t work with an external coach

Currently, companies are looking to hire more external resources including coaches. Are you looking to hire an external coach in your organisation? Maybe you want to create or improve your company culture? Creating a culture that allows, encourages and rewards employee empowerment. Do you and your organisation need some external coaching resources to get there? […]

The 3 Ways Nutrition Will Improve Your Team’s Performance & Resilience

nutrition will improve your team's performance and resilience

This article will outline the 3 ways in which nutrition affects your performance as a leader as well as your teams’ performance in challenging times. It will outline three ways nutrition will improve performance and resilience. Nourishing your brain to improve your mental health Brain food to improve your memory Nutrition to reduce stress and […]

What can your business do to reduce the stress of hybrid working?

How organisations can avoid reduced productivity using hybrid working

Employees are working harder whilst working from home! I’ve talked to senior leaders in the financial services and legal industry where they have shared their experiences. Which is that top performers are – contrary to popular belief – working harder adding in longer not fewer hours. And as most organisations will continue with some form […]

How organisations can use resilience training to bounce back from workplace stress

How can businesses use resilience to bounce back from workplace stress

With the economy bouncing back quickly post-pandemic how will businesses and individual do the same thing? The question for HR directors and small business owners is how do we prepare our teams for the demanding growth period after the difficulties and the dramatic and life-changing events of the last year? Resilience is a skill that […]

How organisations can help stop zoning out at work

How organisations can help stop zoning out at work

It is now a full Covid year of disruption, change and anxiety. Stress levels and workloads have never been higher. Teams and employees have risen to the challenge and over the last year. Unsettling change has effected everybody’s way of working. Work schedules and places of work have been irrevocably disrupted. The question is how […]

Employee Stress: A Helpful Resilience Guide for HR Managers and Company Directors

Employee Stress

With the increased workload caused by the pandemic, there is an understandable concern amongst senior leadership teams and HR departments around the issues of long term stress. This article is a practical and constructive guide to help HR managers and Company Directors. To assist in explaining employee stress, how to reduce it and how managers […]

The Ultimate Guide to Preventing Stress in the Workplace

The Ultimate Guide to Preventing Stress in the Workplace

Mental health issues take a huge amount of managerial time, leading to lost productivity and stress, as well as increased absenteeism, this article will outline the steps organisations can take to prevent stress in the workplace. It is meant to serve as an easy to follow, the ultimate guide to proactively tackling stress in the […]