August 7, 2019

If It’s the Hard Thing to Do – It’s Usually the Right Thing to Do: Avoiding Avoidance

In my previous post I spoke of the significant problems which can eventuate when we rescue others – denying them of opportunities to learn and develop. […]
July 31, 2019

Rescuing – It’s Tantamount to Theft

Just under a decade ago, I vividly remember walking into the office of a former boss, ready to seek his ‘support’ regarding a staff performance issue.   […]
July 24, 2019

Victimisation is Universal…Victimhood is Optional

Several years ago, a young leader familiar with the ‘Triangles Framework’, told me her mother used to challenge her victimhood behaviours by saying: “So you’re playing […]
July 16, 2019

A PhD in Blame

I can vaguely recall a TV advertisement several years ago (can’t remember the product!) where people were roaming the streets and you could see their thought […]
July 9, 2019

A Classic Case of a ‘Red Triangle’ View of the World

Yesterday, whilst on my way home from an appointment, I fell into an all too easy thinking trap.     Shortly after turning left onto a busy […]
July 3, 2019

Want to improve Workplace Morale? Start with how you Choose to view your world

My wife and I recently finished reading a book: ‘The Choice’ by Dr Edith Eger, an Auschwitz survivor who went on to become a clinical psychologist […]
June 25, 2019

Learning at Work – Lights a Fire in us which Resists Burn out

A former colleague used to become highly animated when she spoke of the power of learning on the human person; that when we learn it has […]
June 19, 2019

The Energy of Engaged Teams – A Fuel to Prevent Burn Out

I vividly recall in the early 2000’s hearing a term which fascinated me, largely because I thought it sounded like a made up word! A HR […]
June 11, 2019

Burning Out Within the Haze of a Lack of Clarity

I think we all have experienced those moments when someone says something that resonates very strongly with you.  It sticks firmly in your mind and remains […]