Around six years ago I invested in a few sessions with a psychologist; at the time I was going through a bit of internal turbulence and decided to seek out some professional help. I had worked with sports psychologists and mental skills coaches before back in my cricket playing days and found that to be […]Read full article
Do you suspect you are a bad boss? Read this.
You kinda know it. You’ve seen the way people look at you, you hear the whispers. People say you’re causing stress, and that stresses you out even more. That’s okay. Many leaders become leaders because of their technical skills; and no one teaches us leadership. And that is a skill you can pick up, progressively. The reality […]Read full article
What are the lead indicators your company may be on the verge of a culture problem?
We’ve all heard the saying “culture eats strategy for breakfast”. And thanks to the pandemic, even the people who thought that culture was “a nice to have” or “just a token fluffy session at the company offsite”, are starting to realise that there might be something in that culture thing. Even if your culture was […]Read full article
What is your optimal focus time? And how can it help us avoid burnout?
Neuroscience suggests that the average optimal focus time, or attention span, is around 45 minutes. However, that average is made up of some people with the attention span of a goldfish (ok well maybe a fraction longer) and some people who relish focusing on something for a much longer period of time. So, given that […]Read full article