Look further – it’s never what it seems

According to a recent study around two-thirds of what gets posted on social media is made up.   This recent British study found that a large portion of people surveyed said they posted false images to their profiles to make their life seem more interesting. It is all too easy to compare yourself to others.  This […]

Want more influence? Move beyond the technical

Think that change management skills are just for change professionals?  Think again – they’re crucial skills for all professions. A good example is people who work in governance, risk and compliance. Research has found there is an opportunity to enhance the value they deliver by focusing development resources not just on technical skills, but on […]

Be Selfish – Help others to help yourself

When you think of someone who is selfish, what immediately comes to mind?  Is it someone who is self-centred and only focused on their needs, to the exclusion of others? Or is it someone who helps others? You wouldn’t normally equate helping others with selfishness.   Particularly when you provide help altruistically and are not expecting […]

What’s your breeding ground for complacency?

The world is moving and changing quickly.  Do you keep pace with the change, stride ahead or are you left behind? History is littered with stories of amazing companies that were the darlings of investors, and now no longer exist. For many of these companies, the root of their demise was sewn in the arrogant […]

Want to make better decisions? Go to sleep

We all make many, many decisions every day. Every time you make a decision you use up precious resources in your brain. Do you think about how and when you are making decisions?  If you don’t, you’re in danger of making decisions when your brain isn’t at its peak. Your brain is like a muscle.  […]