Building Resilience for Work

Have you noticed some people can bounce back from setbacks, while others become overwhelmed, taking much longer to recover and move forwards? What ‘superpower’ do the former people have? It’s a quality called resilience, and the good news is that it...

Caregiver Support

One day my late father collapsed and was unable to look after himself. That day our roles reversed and he became my son. I had to work to pay the bills and nurse my father day and night. I was woefully unprepared and received no training or support. I became an expert...

Finding Peace

This course appears a bit strange at first. After all, isn’t work supposed to be super-stressful, full of super-busy people, long working hours, teams that “work hard and play hard(er)”? Let’s not confuse activity with productivity, and that...

Listening for Success

Listening is a foundation skill for life. But we are increasingly becoming poorer at it. This is because our attention is partially or wholly diverted. Perhaps we are listening to respond and waiting (with increasing impatience) for the other person to stop talking,...

Managing Stress

Stress is described by the World Health Organisation as a modern hazard. It affects us all to some degree, but it’s clear that work-related stress is a huge problem. For instance, for the UK alone, 12.8 million working days were lost in 2019 due to work-related...