It is one of those steps on the career ladder that seems to hold a lot of significance. You’re moving up, you probably get a pay rise and you become more ‘senior’ (whatever that means).
Over the years we have nudged many professionals working with Bettina out of their comfort zones by persuading them to take risks and push Bettina’s knowledge and skills forward, on the basis that until we do this we will not know what she is capable of achieving.
I sat down and wrote what (in my experience) really good board members do and came up with 20 points on ‘how to be a more effective board member’.
Nick Wright is a leadership coach and organisation development consultant. He shares the importance of planning and preparing.
When we are young we have little, or no, sense of time slipping through our fingers. We cannot imagine what it will be like to get older, have responsibilities or feel a sense of mortality – which is absolutely how it should be.
Guest blog by Sarah Bolger. If my contribution to Diabetes Awareness Month is to get just one person to read this post and remember even some of it then I am happy with my little self.
I was coaching someone I’ll call Joe recently, who had got ‘stuck’ about what to do next in his career. I say stuck, it was more like overwhelmed by the uncertainty and choices about ‘where next’.
Being positive, and creating positive vibes for those around you, is a way of life. It is a choice anyone can make, despite the adversities they face, it is not a secret. There is no trick. So, how is it done and where do you start?
For me looking after your environment is more than recycling our plastics. Have you ever taken a moment to step back and consider the impact your environment is having on your own resilience?
When it comes to leadership we all have tried and tested tools that we use to solve problems. I would like to share with you one tool that I have used as a leader and also in my everyday communication with others.