Let’s Go and Fika – Why? Because Fikas Refresh the Brain and Strengthens Relationships

For me, the book serves as a reminder to be humble and persistent. To value discipline and results. To recognise and own my ability and my shortcomings. Because that’s where improvement becomes possible. That’s where meaningful learning and development can take place. Through the book, I discovered the practice of seeing myself with a little distance by getting out of my own head. Detachment is a natural ego antidote.

Exploring Parts Unknown 

The idea behind the initiative is to empower people working within hospitality to flourish in and out of the workplace by providing personal and professional growth opportunities. The purpose is to elevate people to new perspectives to cultivate diverse and inclusive environments and to create great workplaces that work for all.

I Trust You, Make the Call

The social enterprise went much further than serving up the best coffees. Learning to create that perfect cup of coffee instilled a sense of pride in every single employee. And the parting words from Charlie as each team took their mobile coffee truck on the road, “I trust you, make the call,” gave them the self-belief that they could do this.

How to Answer Bizarre Interview Questions such as How Would You Count the Hairs on a Cat?

William Was Asked This Question at an Interview For a Role at an Investment Bank. He Was Given a Pen, Paper, and Calculator to Work It Out! Part of a series of stories of weird questions people were asked at interviews, how they answered them, and what the interviewer may have been looking for inContinue reading “How to Answer Bizarre Interview Questions such as How Would You Count the Hairs on a Cat?”

When You Know You Have to Fire Your Client, Your Collaborator or Your Colleague to Save Your Sanity

A Client, Collaborator or Colleague That Drains You With Too Many Demands, or Derails Your Morale, Needs to Be Fired From Your WorkLife Because for all the time you waste salvaging deteriorating relationships, you could instead be opening yourself up to doing great work with great people, and living a happy and healthy WorkLife as aContinue reading “When You Know You Have to Fire Your Client, Your Collaborator or Your Colleague to Save Your Sanity”

Start With Where You Are With What You’ve Got and With Who You Are

Maria was in her early 50s when she began her return journey to the world of acting. Over thirty years earlier, on finishing school, she had gone straight onto drama school, gaining a BA (Hons) in Drama & Theatre Arts. Soon after she married and started a family. She chose to be a stay-at-home mum,Continue reading “Start With Where You Are With What You’ve Got and With Who You Are”

Body Language Speech Patterns and the 7/38/55 Principle in WorkLife Interactions

Charlie Had Been Tasked With Helping to Improve Morale Within His Company, but He’d Come Away From the Meeting Feeling He’d Achieved Nothing Body Language Speech Patterns and the 7/38/55 Principle in WorkLife Interactions is part of a series of people’s stories about how the ability to read the situation and the other side in the momentContinue reading “Body Language Speech Patterns and the 7/38/55 Principle in WorkLife Interactions”