skills

It’s great to see Forbes writer Jacquelyn Smith highlight the social skills recognition we need in a modern, working environment in her post “The 20 People Skills You Need To Succeed At Work” – I couldn’t agree more! You’d expect that we all possess those skills, simple as they sound – and inherently I believe […]

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I could cry – not only because of sadness but with frustration and anger at how disposable people have become in the world of charity and business. It’s Friday night and I should be out enjoying myself at the end of a busy week – but instead I’m at home feeling concern for the clients […]

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In the last blog I talked about overcoming obstacles in the team, this one will talk about personal barriers to having the perfect team. Apart from the obvious problems a team faces, there are issues that individuals bring to work, mostly unaware of their presence or impact on everything; workmates, targets, sales and / or […]

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On Facebook I subscribe to a number of people’s updates so I was really interested when Lewis Howes from Forbes, posted his article 10 Ways to Build Confidence When Facing a Storm. Lewis draws on his experiences as an athlete and explains how he uses these to keep himself confident and motivated while describing how […]

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The second half of the programme begins with Liz Bonnin telling us “the more challenges animals face, the more intelligent they become”. Studies of mountain chickadees from Nevada show that they’re more creative and better problem solvers than their counterparts from elsewhere in the US where the climate is better and food is less scarce, […]

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As an Empowerment Instructor I work with management teams on personal development in all sectors of the UK – from self-employed business people, to project management and senior health managers in the prison service – each of these having completely different outlooks but their ultimate aims are the same; success in their field. In the […]

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Confidence Boost

by Lesley

Confidence boost – a superfood for the spirit. Most of us will experience a loss of confidence at some time in our lives. For some  people it’ll be temporary but for others it may be sustained; which  may be exacerbated by other factors, such as illness or a change in environment, making the recovery process […]

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We Want To Work

by Lesley

As soon as I was asked to write an article for We Want 2 Work I thought, ‘Great, a little bit of empowerment to help people get back into a working environment; we all want to work.’…then I remembered that this is so much harder than it was, even as little as a few months […]

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