I attended an event recently that brought home to me how easy it is to keep talking about a problem without moving forward to take action on a solution. It’s not that we don’t want to move forward, it’s just that we either: Find the problem too complex Are worried about taking the wrong action […]
A Deloitte study shows that 61 percent of employees report they are “covering” on some personal dimension (appearance, affiliation, advocacy, association) to fit in at their organisation. That’s a LOT of people spending a LOT of time and energy trying to hide who they are. Are you guilty of it? Well I certainly have been. In […]
“Notice that the stiffest tree is most easily cracked, while the bamboo or willow survives by bending with the wind” Bruce Lee* Do people tell you that you are stuck firm and unbending in your decisions and points of view? Are you deeply rooted in your core ideas, but able to bend your ways of doing things and thinking about things? Perhaps […]
I’ve experienced workplace bullying a couple of times and it was soul destroying. In one organisation staff would gossip about me, but not quietly enough for me not to hear; and in another colleagues felt I was working too hard and showing them up, so decided to obstruct and then ostracise me. Over the 13 […]
as a pleasure to be interviewed by Ed Kless on The Sage Advice Podcast. I talked about creating an inclusive workplace.