After a break from work you feel refreshed, re-energised and re-focused and the quality downtime has given you the head space you needed. Take this new energy and focus as an opportunity to introduce 4 new winning habits…you may be surprised at what you discover both personally and professionally.
The first day back after a holiday can be tough. Your diary is full of team catch up meetings, project de-briefs, client update calls, never mind the mountain of emails you’ve got to wade through. Whilst extending your holiday time is a nice thought, it’s probably not one set in reality. But if you could prolong the holiday feeling, well that is certainly within your control.
The urban myth which says the more hours you work, the more you will get done, is in fact just that, an urban myth. In reality, the more hours you work, the less productive you become. With 24/7 connectivity it’s tough to completely switch off. We all need quality downtime away from the daily demands and routines of the working day.
Many of us have all the right intentions, but we somehow never manage to put health and wellbeing at the top of our ‘to do’ list and translate it into meaningful action. We’re either too busy, too tired, too focused on something else or simply have too much on our plate. So here are my 4 initiatives to help you improve health & wellbeing in the workplace, either for yourself personally or for your people.
Many of us continually postpone our happiness, sometimes indefinitely! It's not that we consciously set out to do so, but that we keep convincing ourselves that "someday I'll be happy, when ‘something’ happens. But the truth is, there is no better time to be happy than right now!
An obsessive thirst for learning and self-education is one of the greatest gifts you can give yourself in order to unlock your real potential and unleash your success. Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body. Read this week's blog to find out why a house without books is like a room without windows.
The ‘dance floor’ of life with its fast-paced jobs, demanding home lives, the ‘always on’ digital world, like a packed heaving nightclub, are all absorbing places to be. It’s so easy to get caught up in the music often cued up by external events and those close to us.
Perhaps, now is the time to step back and take a fresh look at what you do and how you spend your time.
Black Friday is huge, more than huge…. it’s a juggernaut rolling into a town near you. Is it an opportunity or threat? Friend or Foe? Whether you’re a consumer, business owner or leader read my 12 findings and decide for yourself.