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Change can come about from a chance conversation, a book recommendation or an inspirational quote. “Nurture your mind with great thoughts. To believe in the heroic makes heroes.”  Benjamin Disraeli

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A big Thank you! A big thank you to all those folk who supported me and my family in our support of ELCAP as part of 2022’s Edinburgh Kiltwalk. We were one of the 5000 strong crowd of folk supporting 500 charities, all with our own stories and purpose for...
Let’s talk about suicide. We are surrounded by numbers and rarely stop to think what they actually mean to us, until we become one of those numbers - by taking our own life ( 18 deaths a day ), being affected by someone who has attempted or successfully died from...
So, you’re back from annual leave, feeling sun-kissed, relaxed and still recalling those funny, wonderful moments that never get caught on camera. Priceless memories to cherish from your one, two, or for those lucky ones, three weeks of annual leave. I can hear the collective sigh of delight. Now what?...
Body power! Act bravely on the outside, even if you’re trembling on the inside. Harvard professor and social psychologist Amy Cuddy suggests standing in a ‘power or winners pose’ for one minute (think Wonder Woman or Superman) to help project an air of total self-confidence. Current research shares how stretching...
As a leader, when was the last time you asked for help from someone more junior to you? I’m not just talking about delegating and passing on something you’re too busy to do, but really ask for help as you can’t cope, don’t know where to start, are confused or...