Fake it till you make it? Yes, sure we would love to do that. Trouble is, the truth is that faking it, exuding confidence, and not worrying about what people think is a tough ask. People you see might look as though they have all the confidence in the world, even if that isn’t the truth. So many of us […]
Children are told stories to entertain them and help them learn about the world. We remember the things we are told in those stories. We learn about right and wrong and about how lives are lived through them. And they help form ideas in our minds. This continues throughout our lives. We continue to learn through stories and remember things […]
It’s kind of hilarious that I’m writing about productivity hacks. You see, I’m quite the expert at finding things to do instead of the tasks I should be doing. If I’ve got a big presentation to write, or a report to prepare, you’ll probably find me emptying the dishwasher or scrolling social media instead. There’s something about having things to […]
Saying no is one of those things that comes easy to some people, and for others it’s the hardest thing ever. There are training courses to learn how to say no, and coaching programs to help people to learn this skill. Usually, this is focused around helping people to feel empowered to say no in situations where they can choose […]
The world needs new solutions to problems. And creating new, innovative ways to solve these problems needs different kinds of people to be included. It’s these varied perspectives that create new ideas and solutions. If we fail to include different people to create new tech, is technology innovation in crisis?
International Women’s Day seems to be giving businesses an opportunity to cover up their failings – making a token gesture to suggest they’re doing something, whilst giving them an excuse not to do anything at all. Or carry on actively discriminating against women. Something has to change.
When you create content what you are aiming to do is reach a wide audience and have impact. Using video is a proven way to do that. People are more likely to watch short video clips than they are to read long articles. Using video will draw people into your social media content, it can engage people in your brand, […]
When people start a new business there are lots of things to think about and there is never enough time in the day. Conversations about diversity and inclusion can feel like things that large organisations need to work on to fix the problems they have. The reality is that it’s actually something that needs to be thought about right from […]
Do you ever look at communications published by organisations and wonder what on earth they were thinking? Sometimes you gasp and think how can several people have thought that this was the way to communicate with people. And sometimes news stories and media storms happen which speak to exactly the work you have been doing. It has been so clear […]