Previously I have spoken about how important sleep is to your performance and ability to function at your best. Sleep is such an essential element in how our body’s function on a day to day basis and yet we pay little attention to it. Sleep helps to lay down memories which in turn help up… Continue reading Get some zzz’s
Today I came across a new concept, well new to me anyway. It's the 5 ways to mental wellbeing. These are: connectbe activetake noticekeep learninggive These seem to encapsulate a lot of themes that I've previously discussed, about being better to yourself, those around you and to improve yourself through development and learning. The research… Continue reading Wellbeing
I really want to encourage you to build more sustainable and healthy ways of working, let 2019 be the year that work, works for you! With that in mind it’s time to establish some boundaries. So many organisations require us to be on 24/7 and this is not sustainable or healthy. Previously I’ve talked about… Continue reading Switch it off!
A regular meeting with each of your team is a necessary part of your role as a team leader or manager. You need time to catch up on what they are focussing on, dive into their appraisal objectives and generally understand their workload and how they are doing. However these meetings can, over time, become… Continue reading Take a walk
And so to end a week of focusing on your team, here's a lovely tip for you: reclaim your lunch. Take a break, leave your desk, go for a walk (and not just to get a sandwich to then eat at your desk), actually get some space. It doesn't have to be the full hour… Continue reading Reclaim your lunch