Beginning the New Year with a New Mindset

It’s not unusual to create a New Year’s resolution to make a change or try something new, but how often do we actually change our perspective on things? Often, our resolutions don’t succeed because we’re carrying forward the same pre-conceived ideas into our “new way” of doing things, and it’s these that our getting in…

Resilience

Resilience is a person’s ability to cope with adversity and stress. Everyone experiences setbacks and challenges from time to time. Sometimes, they’re hard to cope with. The ability to recover from setbacks and adapt to change is an essential skill within life, your career and your business. You need to have the right mind-set to…

Getting MindFit with mindfulness

Do you wrestle with your thoughts as you lie in bed at night? You’re desperately trying to get to sleep but you can’t seem to quieten your mind, and then you start worrying about how tired you’re going to be in the morning! So much of our lives is taken up with stress and exhaustion…

MindFit For Meetings

Let’s talk about meetings. You might think that’s a boring thing to be blogging about but I actually find them fascinating! It is possible to have a fun and creative meeting that actually produces results but you have to know how to manage them effectively. How many times have you sat in a meeting, knowing…

Yoga in the workplace

Yoga For Stress in the Workplace Working environments are often fast paced and can be very stressful with staff often struggling to maintain a calm and optimistic outlook Stress is a leading cause of chronic health problems and the more health problems that your employees endure the higher health cost will be we offer short…

Team Coaching

  Coaching a team is very different to coaching a group or an individual What is a team? A team is a small number of people with complementary skills who are committed to a common purpose, performance, goals, and approach for which they hold themselves mutually accountable.(Katzenbach 1993) Behaviours that may suggest your team is…

Goal Setting

Goal Setting can help with: Deciding what you want to achieve in you life Separating what’s important from what’s irrelevant Getting motivated Building self-confidence based on successful achievement of goals For Effective Goal setting use the GROW Model (a coaching tool originally identified by Sir John Whitmore)

Trust is the Essential Element

Is your team operating to its full potential? Does it meet and exceed expectations? Building a high-performing team is not an easy task, but one essential element is trust. What is the level of trust in your team? Try the following 3 Tips Identify and discuss individual strengths and weaknesses – during a team meeting…

The Elephant and the Chain

Have you heard the story about the elephant and the chain? When an elephant is young, if the keeper puts a chain around its leg to stop it moving too far, to begin with it will try to break free. After several attempts the elephant will realise that every time it tries to move away…