Thought Provokers

Thought Provokers

 Why wait for death?

 

 

 

Why Being a Perfectionist Is Bad for Your Health

 

10 June 2016

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Sarah

Why wait for death, eulogise the living and better still consider your own legacy!

I read in the paper today of a company in New York that is wanting ‘to create a movement that encourages people to not wait until it’s too late to tell the ones they care about how they feel’

 How healthy is your brain?

 

 

 

Why Being a Perfectionist Is Bad for Your Health

 

22 May 2016

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Sarah

And what can you do now to improve your cognitive function and stave off dementia

It’s not that hard and perhaps not what you think.

Is 50 the new 30?

Why Being a Perfectionist Is Bad for Your Health

 

9 May 2016

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Sarah

 

 Read more about me in a feature in YOU! magazine...

The amazing power of your mind

Why Being a Perfectionist Is Bad for Your Health

 

9 May 2016

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Sarah

 

Isn't it amazing what our brains are capable of...

Ready, steady go for a bigger brain

Why Being a Perfectionist Is Bad for Your Health

 

3 May 2016

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Sarah

 

Did you see in the papers today that running and other types of cardio exercise contribute to people having larger brains, better memories and clearer thinking?

Why being a perfectionist is bad for your health

Why Being a Perfectionist Is Bad for Your Health

 

22 April 2016

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Sarah

I can so identify with this article. My perfectionism definitely contributed...

'Thriving at Work' Survey results

 

7 March 2016

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Sarah

Full report and insights here...

Boost Your Productivity by Protecting Your Time

 

7 March 2016

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Sarah

Protecting your time and in particularly creating time...

Common themes for senior executives

 

29 January 2016

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Sarah

 More and more often in the work I do with Senior Executives I am noticing common themes

Do any of these apply to you?...

Three things managers should be doing every day

 

10 December 2015

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Sarah

 

 

 This HBR article encourages you to look at your ‘to do’ list differently and...

 

Know When to Stop Checking Your Phone and Go to Sleep

 

10 December 2015

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Sarah

 

 

Is this really true?  Do people really check their phones through the night?...

 

Great leaders know they're not perfect

 

7 December 2015

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Sarah

 

Food for thought...

 

Create a culture where people are open to feedback

 

2 December 2015

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Sarah

 

 

Teaching people how to give feedback easily and so that the recipient really gets it...

 

Proof that positive work cultures are more productive

 

2 December 2015

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Sarah

 

 

So do you work in one of these cut throat cultures? ...

What amazing bosses do differently

 

1 December 2015

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Sarah

 

How do you measure up? ...

Help your team feel open to receiving feedback

 

18 November 2015

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Sarah

 

Over the years I have noticed that my clients often find giving feedback to others really difficult and often it doesn’t work...

How to make sure you're heard in a difficult conversation

 

13 November 2015

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Sarah

 

Do you ever feel that with certain people you just can’t get your point of view across.  Here are a few ideas to try out...

 

Two Words to Help you Gut Check your Career

 

11 November 2015

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Sarah

 

I found this HBR article thought provoking and full of joy and anticipation 

What do you make of it?

Are you practising the simple 2 step process?

You don't need charisma to be an inspiring leader

 

5 November 2015

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Sarah

I found this article entitled "You don't need charisma to be an inspiring leader" in the Harvard Business Review.  It interested me - I hope you are enlightened by it too.

Stop Underestimating your own Influence

 

2 November 2015

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Sarah

Read the Harvard Business Review article which I think you may find interesting.

What to do and say after a tough reorganisation

October 20, 2015

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Sarah

Read the Harvard Business Review article here.

Overcome the midday slump

October 20, 2015

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Sarah

Are you consciously managing your energy to get the most out of your day?

Focus on your breath to sound persuasive

October 19, 2015

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Sarah

Making an impact and being able to influence effectively are key leadership skills.

Whether you're speaking 1:1 or 1:many the right tonality is vital for landing your point. Below are some useful tips for how to use your breath to ground yourself and come across confidently.

Develop Smart Routines to Find Your Focus 

October 15, 2015

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Sarah

The people I meet who are thriving at work are doing 4 key things differently to the others; productivity and working smart is one of those things.

Soft skills vs technical know-how...

October 09, 2015

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Sarah

I know what I think but what about you?  I recently contributed to this debate in an FT Ignites article. 

Back in Action UK: Lifestyle Assessment

May 11, 2015

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Sarah

“Late last year I invested in a Back in Action UK – Lifestyle Assessment: a scientific program to monitor activity and recovery.
In particular I was curious to know whether my recovery periods were sufficient to manage my levels of stress...

ZingUP: Tailored brain-training

May 11, 2015

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Sarah

The brain is plastic and can grow new neural pathways quickly and effortlessly throughout life.
“A few years ago I found myself below-par as a result of a prolonged period of stress. I wasn’t thinking straight...