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How a zookeeper and a mindfulness teacher changed lives within 2.5 hours

By Amanda Furness | 21 December 2023

For our final post of 2023, we share one of the more unusual requests we received this year. It was a project that was an honour to be involved in and one which practically illustrates the benefits mindfulness can bring.

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Social health and its importance to us and our workplace

By Amanda Furness | 29 June 2023

A look at perhaps the most difficult of the pillars of health wellbeing to measure, social health. We explore the benefits good social health brings to individuals and organisations together with some tips for creating social health opportunities in the workplace.

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Resilience at work : Internal v external locus of control & other terms unravelled

By Amanda Furness | 25 February 2022

We pose 3 questions to help explain some resilience terms that can cause confusion but are all relevant to resilience at work.

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Empathetic Leadership – Will 2022 be the year we decide it’s here to stay?

By Amanda Furness | 28 January 2022

With empathy being recognised as no longer just a useful soft skill that some leaders might have, we take a look at some of the fundamentals of empathetic leadership along with 4 tips for growing this key tool in a leader’s armoury.

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Help your team thrive in times of ambiguity and change

By Amanda Furness | 11 December 2020

A look at the resilience skills a leader can demonstrate together with 3 leadership behaviours that can help a team thrive in times of ambiguity and change.

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Resilience and Adversity

Resilience and the Adversities of Life

By Jan Lawrence | 26 October 2020

Resilience is the human capacity to face, overcome, and be strengthened by, and even be transformed by experiences of adversity. This short blog describes what resilience is and also considers the difference between resilience and resistance.

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Examples of the key characteristics of a resilient manager

By Amanda Furness | 06 April 2020

A definition of resilience together with an overview of the key characteristics which will be displayed by a resilient manager.

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Using Mindset Theory to Drive Success

By Amanda Furness | 22 February 2019

Specialist trainer and corporate coach, Michelle Spirit, takes a look at mindset theory and outlines how training and development can help build growth mindsets with resulting benefits for both individuals and the organisation.

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New course – Developing a Growth Mindset in the Workplace

By Amanda Furness | 18 January 2019

We have introduced a one-day course to help participants understand the power of developing a growth mindset and the practical ways it is possible to cultivate this in themselves.

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Emotional resilience to break the stress cycle

By Amanda Furness | 10 August 2018

A look at a common workplace scenario and the part emotional resilience skills can play in helping you cope better during such a challenging time.

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