“Be Strong”, “It is well”, “It’s life”; these and many other things people say to console you in a time of loss may come from a place of genuine concern and sympathy but are the last things you really want to hear during a time of loss. This year marks almost two decades since I
On the Grind
One vow I made to myself earlier this year, was that I was going to do things differently. I was not going to go back to certain struggles of consultancy. I had grown, ten years in the game, I know better and should do better. I realised that the general challenge of being a consultant
“So when are you going back to therapy?” A friend of mine asked on a call this week. I laughed it off. “Are you hinting at something?”I retorted with a chuckle. “No, I am not, but there was just a genuine glow about you and…” I was busy laughing and didn’t listen to the rest
The past few weeks have been extremely interesting as I begin the process of setting up a business. The consultancy has been great and is something I will continue to do, however, I have also realised the importance of just starting a business. There are many reasons but the most integral for me is just
Why Are You Hiring not Who, Why?
A few weeks ago an organisation shared a job description with me they wanted me to review and provide feedback on. I know some of you may be wondering why a communication specialist is dabbling in human resources, well aside from now evolving into organisational strategy, the position was actually relevant to training I had
Where Is Your Business Going?
For the past few weeks after seeing a common struggle with some of my clients I fashioned a program to walk them through. The program is a simple series of exercises to help organisations clearly define their vision, operational model and long-term plan. This was a process I had also gone through to establish my