Monthly Archives: June 2013

So you think you OWN that?

We are such ephemeral beings, physically speaking, at least. Part of the mystery about us is how we manage to avoid living like it! We live as if death will never come, as if we are invincible. A friend of … Continue reading

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Unsung Heroes and Warriors

One of the joys of the workplace, is the fact that every single day, we see people we would not see otherwise. This, for me, is a great privilege. Most of us choose our friends around compatibility and similar interests, … Continue reading

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Does this dress make me look fat? And other scary situations…

There are so many jokes and cartoons about these situations. I love trawling through them, trying to find if someone has created the perfect answer, the one answer that rules them all… so far, no one has. Usually the poor … Continue reading

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Resilience for Managers

The Manager’s Challenge We have all been around a manager who lets their emotions go, and takes their workplace frustrations out on their team or leaders. Sometimes it shows in blaming others (usually someone junior), or the “us and them” … Continue reading

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Resilience in the Workplace

Resilience I was once in a symposium on “Mental Health in the Workplace” (as a delegate, not a patient :-), although some days it’s a fine line…) and I was struck by the simplicity of one definition of mental health: … Continue reading

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Building a new “normal” for our children

“Give me a child until he is 6, and he is mine for life” – Karl Marx. That speaks volumes about the importance of the early years, and lays down a serious challenge for us as fathers and mothers. 6 … Continue reading

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