The Human Side of Redundancy

The Human Side of Redundancy

The Human Side of Redundancy Last year a friend asked me to attend a meeting at work as her support person. As she relayed to me the email that had been sent to her from HR, I gently suggested that it was likely she was going to be made redundant (as gently as one can...
The Dreaded F Word

The Dreaded F Word

The Dreaded F Word There’s a new topic emerging in the conversations I’m having with my clients recently, and it’s all about the dreaded F word ‘feedback’. This word has so many negative connotations; I’ve had leaders in workshops and coaching sessions talk about how...
The Cliff Edge of Career Decisions

The Cliff Edge of Career Decisions

The Cliff Edge of Career Decisions I’ve been reflecting on many of the conversations I’ve had with friends, clients and ex-colleagues recently, and so many of these discussions end up in the area of ‘career ambiguity’. Many in my tribe are ruminating on making a...
Christmas Cheer

Christmas Cheer

Christmas Cheer November 2018 As I’ve been in at client sites in the past couple of weeks, I have started to feel the energy change. There’s a mix of frenetic activity, high stress, some exhaustion, and a little bit of apathy mixed in for good measure. Everyone has so...