A New Way to Attract and Retain Talent

A New Way to Attract and Retain Talent

I was recently interviewed for a podcast by Leanne Spencer of Bodyshot Performance about how wellbeing is increasingly becoming a competitive advantage for companies wanting to recruit and retain staff. These were some of the things we discussed: Why Wellness at Work is Essential Wellness is no longer a buzzword, it is an essential ingredient for any organisation to operate effectively. Business owners and executives need to ensure employees are able to come to work, fit and healthy and have the right environment in which to thrive. (more…)...
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GROWing People and Performance with Executive Coaching

GROWing People and Performance with Executive Coaching

Having someone to support and challenge you or your business can be just what is needed to get you to the next level.   However, in the absence of having an Executive Coach I wanted to share with you one of my favourite and most transferable coaching tools and that’s the GROW model.   It can be used during one to one meetings, team sessions to explore alternatives and get buy in, and it can even be used to think through business challenges. (more…)...
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How to Give Energy and Purpose Back to Your Employees

How to Give Energy and Purpose Back to Your Employees

Please read our Guest Blog from Leanne Spencer, a well being specialist of www.bodyshotperformance.com.   Check out her event to help with your employee engagement and retention. Our modern lifestyles have been completely transformed by the way in which we work. As a result, we suffering from an energy crisis. There simply isn’t enough time or energy to get everything done. Fulfilling our own sense of purpose day to day is important; looking after our own wellbeing, caring for animals, walking in nature, these can all positively contribute to our energy levels. (more…)...
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Knowledge …. Pass it on!

Knowledge …. Pass it on!

There tends to be a myth that learning stops when you finish school. It may however continue a little longer if you attend college or University, but think again - learning is around us every day! I am privileged enough to attend many conferences and events, one of the more memorable,(forgive the name dropping!,) was at The House of Lords focussing on Women’s Talent and Effective Leadership. This was followed by a presentation by Joanna Shields, CEO Tech City & UK Digital Ambassador. Both events were truly inspirational ……… so, here’s the four knowledge nuggets I took away from these events: (more…)...
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Brand You!

Brand You!

Do you ever stop and take a moment and consider … the coffee travel mug you’re carrying… ah, you’re a Starbucks drinker, the breakfast cereals you ate this morning, ah you’re a Weetabix fan, the new suit you bought for your important meeting….. Armani? Well, the reality is that we are all well and truly branded! We fall in love with these brands, in some instances we aspire to be like these brands, some of them make us feel safe, special, and important even. But what about you? What about your brand? What does it currently say about you? (more…)...
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Awards, Rewards and Singing Waiters!

Awards, Rewards and Singing Waiters!

It’s hard work championing diversity and inclusion for women in business, but worth it when you get dressed up and attend a prestigious luncheon and award ceremony at the beautiful Coombe Abbey Hotel! I was there representing Jungle HR, having been nominated for the Women Who Achieves…. Change Champion for Women in Business, which was an honour in itself. The Women Who Achieve Awards were set up three years ago but this was the first time I had been encouraged to enter the awards which are supported by the FSB (Federation of Small Business) who are great champions of Women in Enterprise. (more…)...
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